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Retailers say minimum wage hike an ‘open invitation to move’ Retailers say minimum wage hike an ‘open invitation to move’

Retailers say minimum wage hike an ‘open invitation to move’

A group of downstate business owners on Monday warned of dire consequences should a $15 per-hour minimum wage hike which passed the Senate last week become law without changes.

Green energy group announces plan to move Illinois toward 100 percent renewable energy Green energy group announces plan to move Illinois toward 100 percent renewable energy

Green energy group announces plan to move Illinois toward 100 percent renewable energy

Rep. Will Davis, a Hazel Crest Democrat, plans to introduce legislation in the next two weeks that would move Illinois toward 100 percent renewable energy. “The renewable energy industry is ready to invest billions of dollars in our state and deliver the clean, homegrown energy our citizens want,” Davis said.

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A new survey suggests Illinois is suffering from a shortage of teachers and other educators. UIS Public Affairs Reporting program interns Andrew Adams, Taylor Vidmar and Grace Kinnicutt discuss their coverage of the issue. And look for our coverage of the IARSS annual survey on Tuesday!

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