Malloy signs bill raising Conn. minimum wage

Mar 27, 2014

Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy signed the minimum wage bill into law at Cafe Beauregard in New Britain on Thursday. The restaurant's owner, Robert Chiovoloni, looks on.
Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy signed the minimum wage bill into law at Cafe Beauregard in New Britain on Thursday. The restaurant's owner, Robert Chiovoloni, looks on.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill on Thursday to raise the state’s minimum wage to 10 dollars and 10 cents an hour by 2017.  The increase brings Connecticut in line with a federal minimum wage hike proposed by President Barack Obama.