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March 5, 2014

Remarks By President Barack Obama On The Minimum Wage

by Staff Report | March 5, 2014 6:01pm

Below are President Barack Obama’s remarks at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain today. They were transcribed by the White House.

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Obama: Raising the Minimum Wage Is ‘Common Sense’

by Hugh McQuaid | March 5, 2014 5:09pm

Hugh McQuaid photo NEW BRITAIN — President Barack Obama is unlikely to get a hike in the minimum wage through Congress, but he encouraged states and businesses to take the lead during a half-hour speech Wednesday at Central Connecticut State University.

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March 2, 2014

New England Govs, Obama Team Up to Promote Minimum Wage Hike

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2014 4:30pm

CTNJ file photo A group of New England governors, including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, are teaming up to prove that increasing the minimum wage as a region will have a positive impact on the economy.

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February 28, 2014

OP-ED | Malloy May Reap Political Dividend From Jindal Spat

by Susan Bigelow | February 28, 2014 9:12am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been making a splash on the national stage this past week, fueling speculation that he has his eye on something beyond Connecticut. At the very least, he’s putting himself in good position for help from national Democrats for his re-election campaign this fall.

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February 25, 2014

Malloy, Jindal Bicker Outside White House

by Christine Stuart | February 25, 2014 6:30am

Screengrab from C-Span It only took a few hours before Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo was using C-Span footage of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calling Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s comments about raising the minimum wage “insane” in a fundraising email.

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February 13, 2014

Connecticut Governor Declares Salt Emergency

by Christine Stuart | February 13, 2014 7:12pm

Screengrab It was the 12th winter storm this season and the road salt shortage prompted Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to declare a state of emergency Thursday evening.

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February 10, 2014

Health Exchange Surpasses 120K

by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2014 5:38pm

Christine Stuart photo Access Health CT, Connecticut’s insurance exchange, reached a milestone this weekend when it surpassed a self-imposed goal of enrolling 100,000 residents before the end of March.

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January 8, 2014

Unemployment Benefit Extension Clears First Hurdle

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2014 6:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The U.S. Senate may have secured the necessary support to move forward with a vote on a three-month extension of unemployment benefits, but it still needs to reach agreement with Republicans and find $6.5 billion to pay for it.

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November 22, 2013

OP-ED | Obamacare’s Most Important 100 Days

by Heath W. Fahle | November 22, 2013 5:29pm

One might think that the most important days in the history of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, would already be in the past. The law certainly has already had highs and lows.

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November 21, 2013

Leonardi: Obama Isn’t Forcing Connecticut to Put Canceled Plans Back Into Marketplace

by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2013 6:30am

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi emerged Wednesday from a 50-minute meeting with President Barack Obama convinced that the president wasn’t trying to persuade him or his colleagues to let canceled insurance plans back into the marketplace.

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