New Fiscal Year, New Laws on Friday

Gov. Ned Lamont signs a bill protecting abortion rights in Connecticut. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie (file photo)

An increase in the minimum wage, expanded access to abortion services, and a law regarding catalytic converters are among the changes that take effect July 1, 2022.

By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com 

New legal protections designed to expand access to abortion services and a $1 increase in the state’s minimum wage are among the changes to Connecticut law taking effect on Friday with the beginning of the new fiscal year.

On July 1, one week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a federal decision making abortions legal nationwide, a recently passed state law will go into effect further strengthening the rights of women in Connecticut to access abortion services.

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