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Obama to promote minimum-wage in Connecticut visit

Has Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s defense of President Obama’s minimum wage proposal played well at the White House? The apparent answer came Wednesday: Obama plans to visit Connecticut March 5 to promote a minimum-wage increase with Malloy. Video of Malloy’s jousting with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal outside the White House has gone viral, prompting invitations […]

Posted inMoney, Politics

Malloy moves to avoid food stamp cuts

Washington – Gov . Dannel Malloy announced Monday that his administration will increase spending on heating assistance to thwart new federal regulations aimed at shrinking food stamp benefits for at least 50,000 households in the state. “Connecticut, for one, will not stand by while our low-income families and elders are put at risk by Washington […]