Malloy, Clergy, Push for Minimum Wage Hike Today

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will join members of the clergy from across the state in calling for an increase in Connecticut\’s minimum wage.

Malloy, a Democrat who faces reelection in 2014, announced last week he was putting the weight of his office behind the push to raise the minimum hourly rate. The governor said it was \”good public policy\” to increase the wage from the current $8.25 to $9 an hour.

Joining Malloy on the steps of the state Capitol Wednesday: Revs. Sam Saylor, Henry Brown, Laurel Scott and other members of the Connecticut Council of Clergy. Labor and community leaders are also expected to attend.

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2 thoughts on “Malloy, Clergy, Push for Minimum Wage Hike Today

  1. Richard

    Is the clergy pushing for an even higher minimum wage? I hope so.

    I’m not surpised Labor is on board with this. It’s the lowest of the various proposals being floated around

  2. Terramuggus

    Who the heck is the Connecticut Council of Clergy?? Google them….I think they’re Gov. Malloy’s staffers…

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