Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives debated for over 12 hours through the night and into the morning before approving an increase to Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023. The vote was 85 – 59 with every Republican and two Democrats voting against the minimum ...
The Appropriations Committee today approved a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022, costing the state an additional $40 million per year and costing municipalities up to $1 million per year. The state’s minimum wage would then be adjusted each year starting in 2024 ...
The Yankee Institute offers solutions that will alleviate the harm from raising the minimum wage.
Connecticut is often ranked low in terms of its business environment, but according to a new study from Yankee Institute, some towns manage to stand out from the rest.
Connecticut remained dead last in the nation for personal income growth since 2007 in the latest analysis by Pew Charitable Trusts.
My two-year old grandson, Kellan, who lives in Connecticut is in trouble, but doesn't know it yet. I haven't had the heart to tell him he owes some money, some BIG money. At stake is my grandson's economic future, and his chances of getting a solid career here in the state are dwindling.