Taxes fall, wages rise and jaywalking OK’d by new state laws


              FILE - California Governor Gavin Newsom urges voters to turn out and vote YES on Proposition 1 at a rally at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022.  A variety of new laws take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 that could have an impact on people's finances and, in some cases, their personal liberties. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
            
              FILE - Marijuana plants for the adult recreational market that are ready for harvesting are seen in the field at a farm in Suffolk County, N.Y., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. A variety of new laws take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 that could have an impact on people's finances and, in some cases, their personal liberties. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
            
              FILE - Abortion-rights demonstrator holds a sign during a rally on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Chattanooga, Tenn.  A variety of new laws take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 that could have an impact on people's finances and, in some cases, their personal liberties.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
            
              FILE - A pedestrian carries an umbrella while crossing a street in San Francisco, Thursday, April 14, 2022.  A variety of new laws take effect Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 that could have an impact on people's finances and, in some cases, their personal liberties. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)