Connecticut workers celebrate as $15 minimum wage is signed into law

Hartford Courant: With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill Tuesday to raise Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, directly impacting the lives of more than 300,000 workers across the state.

Some of those workers gathered in Hartford and cheered as they watched Lamont sign the bill — at times chanting with other advocates and elected leaders who had pushed for the measure for the past six years.

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