NEW BRITAIN - President Barack Obama will be in Connecticut today to push for an increase in the federal minimum wage.
He is set to make a speech this afternoon at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.
Gov. Dannel Malloy and the governors of Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island are all expected to attend.
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The President is pushing to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
A plan is already in place to do that in Connecticut in the next three years.