The Connecticut General Assembly’s Labor Committee on Tuesday approved legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017.
Harp said the personnel committee of her mayoral transition team recommended Carter unanimously.
Harp’s proposed budget has come under criticism as upping taxes while failing to cut unnecessary programs and offices within City Hall.
Mayor Toni Harp on Friday pitched a $510.8 million budget — asking taxpayers to chip in an additional 3.8 percent for a spending plan she said will stabilize the city’s fiscal future while protecting core services.
Sundiata Keitazulu — the storied New Haven plumber who briefly joined the mayoral race last year — resigned Wednesday from his post as the city’s prison re-entry coordinator.