From the Northwest Indiana Times:
Indiana and Illinois share a border, but the similarities between the two end there.While the Illinois Legislature considers taxes and mandates, Indiana's has focused on making the state more business-friendly. For instance, legislators in Springfield have tried to raise Illinois' minimum wage to $10 an hour or more; in Indianapolis, legislation has advanced that would prohibit individual cities and counties from mandating a minimum higher than the state level.... The data back this up: A survey of two decades of research on the subject by David Neumark (University of California, Irvine) and William Wascher (Federal Reserve Board) found that 85 percent of the best studies agreed that minimum wage increases cost some low-skilled workers their jobs.

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