Gov. Dannel Malloy and Conn. legislative leaders at the Dec. 30th 2013 news conference at the state Capitol in Hartford
Credit Governor Malloy's office
The minimum wage goes up in Connecticut on January 1st. The increase is from $8.25 an hour to $8.70 an hour. Governor Dannel Malloy and the Democratic leaders of the state General Assembly celebrated the increase at a news conference in Hartford on Monday.