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Extra Extra: State To Pay Employees Minimum Wage In Lieu Of Budget Agreement

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 7, 2015 10:30PM

  • State employees cannot be paid more than the federal minimum wage until the state legislature figures out its budget, a judge has ruled. [Tribune]

  • Some lawmakers are trying to require private universities like Northwestern University and The University of Chicago to release their records of the activities of their private police forces. [Chicago Reporter]

  • Chicago's funeral homes face dangers and challenges when hosting funerals related to gang shootings and the deaths of gang members. [NBC]

  • The city is moving forward with plans to expand Hadiya Pendleton Park despite a recent shooting in nearby Bronzeville. [DNAinfo]

  • Longtime Chicago politico Tony Rezko has been released to a halfway house after serving time for extortion. [Tribune]
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