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July brings new laws

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As Pride month comes to a close, Hochul signs new laws to support transgender and non-binary New Yorkers. Connecticut also has new laws on the books to raise the minimum wage and more — including expanding who can perform abortions. While they aren’t on that list, more faith leaders decry the Roe v. Wade reversal, saying they support reproductive justice.

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's managing editor. He also hosts the climate podcast Higher Ground. J.D. reports for public radio stations across the Northeast, is a journalism educator and proud SPJ member.