The Columbia Chronicle

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

October 18, 2019

Elected officials wouldn’t know a crumbling ecosystem if a forest fire held up a sign saying it was the end of the world. Yet, it is still truly baffling how—in a state as blue and agriculturally-cente...

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

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