Butler Concerned by Negative Impact of SB 1 on Central Illinois

Today, in a vote largely along party lines, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to drastically increase the state minimum wage. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed concern that such a large increase would harm central Illinois.

“I think it goes without saying that we all want to see people earning more,” said Butler. “My concern is that this legislation increases the minimum wage so much in a short period of time without taking into

Today, in a vote largely along party lines, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to drastically increase the state minimum wage. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed concern that such a large increase would harm central Illinois.

“I think it goes without saying that we all want to see people earning more,” said Butler. “My concern is that this legislation increases the minimum wage so much in a short period of time without taking into

Today, in a vote largely along party lines, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to drastically increase the state minimum wage. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed concern that such a large increase would harm central Illinois.

“I think it goes without saying that we all want to see people earning more,” said Butler. “My concern is that this legislation increases the minimum wage so much in a short period of time without taking into