New Connecticut Laws to Take Effect on Jan. 1

Trucks parked at a Connecticut rest area. Photo courtesy of CTNewsJunkie

State legislators will get their first raise in more than two decades as of Jan. 1, 2023.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

A highway tax on large commercial trucks, an expansion of the state bottle bill, and the elimination of criminal records of certain cannabis-related convictions are among the new Connecticut laws that will take effect on Jan 1.

The mileage-based fee on trucks using Connecticut highways was approved by state policymakers back in 2021 in an effort to generate ongoing revenue to support the Special Transportation Fund, which pays for the upkeep and improvement of roads and bridges.

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