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Minimum wage bill heads for Thursday House vote Minimum wage bill heads for Thursday House vote

Minimum wage bill heads for Thursday House vote

A minimum wage increase appears headed for approval without any support from Republicans this week after passing its final committee hurdle Wednesday. Senate Bill 1, which would increase the state’s minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 per hour over a six-year period, passed the House Labor and Commerce Committee on a 19-10 vote with all Democrats supporting it and all Republicans voting against.

Bill aims to regulate homemade guns, blueprints Bill aims to regulate homemade guns, blueprints

Bill aims to regulate homemade guns, blueprints

A bill introduced last week in the Illinois House would add several layers of state regulation to the production and distribution of 3D-printed and home-assembled guns and parts. A lobbyist on behalf of gun sellers called the bill an attempt to criminalize the distribution of information.

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