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Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:05 AM

Female Lawmakers Look To Push Minimum Wage Increase, Other Bills Over Finish Line

HARTFORD, CT — Democratic female lawmakers and their advocates are putting pressure on legislative leadership to get a number of bills that impact women and families over the finish line.

But the clock is ticking and a handful of the bills will need to be moved by the state Senate, which won’t meet again until Tuesday.

“I get so worried when we’re not going into session,” Sen. Bye Bye, D-West Hartford, said. “And when we’re not staying late.”

The Senate passed six bills on Tuesday and 11 on Wednesday. They didn’t meet Thursday and they won’t meet Friday or Monday.

Read more: http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/female_lawmakers_look_to_push_minimum_wage_increase_other_bills_over_finish/

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