Gov. Quinn will live on minimum wage for week

<p>Gov. Pat Quinn  |  File photo</p>
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn | Sun-Times Media File

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that he’ll be living on a minimum wage budget this week, estimated from a $8.25 an hour salary. According to Chicago Sun-Times Early & Often:

Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday he plans to live the next week on the equivalent of Illinois’ minimum wage as he pushes for a ballot measure on the issue.

Quinn said he’ll live on $79, which is the estimated amount a full-time minimum wage worker has left each week after housing costs, transportation and taxes.

[Read more at Early & Often]

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