The campaign theme for Democrats in Illinois ought to be "wait until December," which is when they intend to jam through many of their liberal priorities. Chicago's good progressives are playing along, too, by postponing a vote on a local minimum-wage hike until after the election.The great moments of Cook County Democrats.
A special commission convened by Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week recommended hiking the city's minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2018 from the state's current rate of $8.25. However, the task force suggested delaying the vote until after the November election, when they anticipate lame-duck state legislators will increase Illinois's minimum wage.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 8:08 AM