Malloy signs $10.10 minimum wage bill

Precisely timed to attract live coverage on March 27, at the top of three local 6 o’clock newscasts, a jubilant Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law a bill that makes Connecticut the first state to embrace President Obama’s goal of a $10.10 minimum wage.

“It is done,” Malloy said, as he finished signing a bill that sped through both chambers of the General Assembly the previous day, a victory that resonated nationally for a Democratic Party eager to focus voters on pocketbook issues in the mid-term elections. “We proved that …

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