Home Economic Development Focus CT minimum wage goes up to $12 tomorrow Premium ContentEconomic Development Focus CT minimum wage goes up to $12 tomorrow By Kevin Zimmerman - August 31, 2020 SHARE Facebook Twitter Currently the state with the highest hourly minimum wage is California, at $13 (scheduled to increase to $14 on Jan. 1, 2021 and to $15 on Jan. 1, 2022). The District of Columbia’s hourly minimum wage rose from $14 to $15 on July 1. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.