Malloy’s campaign said the two Democrats will appear Friday at a Hartford bakery to celebrate the state’s recent legislation increasing the minimum wage in Connecticut to $10.10 an hour by 2017. The campaign notes the event will take place on the 10th day of the 10th month.READ MORE: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson Sought For Questioning After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
Connecticut was the first state to pass legislation that set an eventual $10.10 an hour wage. It’s the same wage President Barack Obama has called for on the national level.
Malloy’s Republican rival, businessman Tom Foley, has said he supports increasing the national minimum wage, calling it “a fairness issue.”READ MORE: Five Things We Know About The West Hempstead Stop & Shop Shooting
A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows Malloy and Foley in a dead heat.
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