As legislators who'll have to vote on a minimum wage increase began debating the issue in Springfield, Governor Pat Quinn was in Chicago promoting it.
Gov. Quinn has been relentless, lately, about increasing Illinois' minimum wage up from $8.25.
His latest push involved going shopping at The Gap for gifts for his nieces. He invited the media to witness it.
Quinn paid $77.49 — cash — for three sweaters.
The Gap's moving to pay its employees $10 an hour. Quinn says Illinois should follow that example.