ROC Chicago along with many other members of a state-wide coalition participated in a lively press conference on Thursday, February 11th to call attention to Senate Bill 1565. The bill was introduced by Senator Lightford a long-time champion for working people in Illinois. An increase to the minimum wage is wildly popular, with over 65% of voters in Illinois saying they support an increase to $10/hour. Click here to see media coverage of the action.