by Jennifer Swift
Connecticut Politics
5 Things to Know Before Obama's Speech in Connecticut

03/04/14

5 Things to Know Before Obama's Speech in Connecticut

Before President Barack Obama makes a pitch to Connecticut, urging an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10, here are a few things to fill you in on his proposal and visit. 1.     Obama is pushing for a federal minimum wage increase, and urging all states to adopt it. Obama first called for a $10.10 minimum wage during in his State of the Union address, when he also announced he had signed an executive order increasing the minimum wage for all new federal contract workers. 2.     Gov. Dannel P. Malloy jumped on that plan, and suggested the legislature increase the minimum wage to $10.10 through a series of increases over the next three years. This would change the existing plans to increase minimum wage in the state....

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Foley is GOP Frontrunner, While Other Candidates Remain Largely Unknown

03/04/14

Foley is GOP Frontrunner, While Other Candidates Remain Largely Unknown

A majority of voters haven't heard enough about candidates for governor to decide if they like them enough to vote for them, except for the two who last fought for the governor's mansion in 2010.

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Poll: Connecticut Voters Overwhelmingly Support Raising Minimum Wage

03/04/14

Poll: Connecticut Voters Overwhelmingly Support Raising Minimum Wage

A Quinnipiac University Poll shows Connecticut voters support a raise in minimum wage by nearly a 3-to-1 margin.

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Malloy, Foley Tied in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

03/04/14

Malloy, Foley Tied in Latest Quinnipiac Poll

A Quinnipiac University Poll shows Governor Malloy and Tom Foley in a tie if the election were held today.

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Someone's Polling Esty v. Greenberg in the 5th District

02/28/14

Someone's Polling Esty v. Greenberg in the 5th District

With Election Day a little more than eight months away, internal polling is underway in Connecticut's fifth congressional district, where freshman Democrat Elizabeth Esty is running for a second term.

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