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April 24, 2014, 1:35 am
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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Oppose Quinn's Call for Increasing Minimum Wage


All four Republican candidates for governor oppose Governor Pat Quinn’s call to raise the minimum wage in Illinois.

 

But now one has gone further.

 

Bruce Rauner told an Alton radio station last month that the state’s $8.25-an-hour wage should actually be decreased by a dollar-an-hour, to bring it back in line with the federal minimum wage. Rauner says that would give Illinois a more competive business environment.

 

A Quinn spokesperson calls Rauner’s proposal, quote, “cruel and backwards,” and Democratic lawmaker Lou Lang says Rauner is, quote, “delusional.”

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