poverty level

Connecticut Poised to Become First State with $10.10 Minimum Wage

March 26, 2014

Lindsay Farrell of the Connecticut Working Families Party says increasing the minimum wage for workers, including tipped workers, will help lift families out of poverty

75 Economists Including 7 Nobel Laureates Endorse Senate Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

January 14, 2014

$10.10 an hour minimum wage increase shows an improvement but is still not a living wage, which would be twice the poverty rate at $12 an hour