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Minimum wage increase heads to Pritzker’s desk Minimum wage increase heads to Pritzker’s desk

Minimum wage increase heads to Pritzker’s desk

A bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 by 2025 needs only Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature to become law, and his office said he stands ready to act in the coming days. The House galleries were filled with cheers from advocates – many of them currently making the minimum wage – as the final 69-47-1 favorable vote became official.

Fathers’ rights advocates trying again for ‘equal parenting time’ legislation Fathers’ rights advocates trying again for ‘equal parenting time’ legislation

Fathers’ rights advocates trying again for ‘equal parenting time’ legislation

Fathers’ rights advocates are making another attempt this year to push for a change in Illinois family law that sparked immense controversy in 2018, “equal parenting time” legislation. Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) is the lead sponsor of a bill that would create a “rebuttable presumption” in divorce cases that both parties should be given equal parenting time...
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