Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start. Leaders in the Massachusetts legislature haven’t yet assigned members to committees, including a new panel that will examine the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Top Democrats in the legislature, as well as Governor Charlie Baker, have said they’d like to change parts of the voter-passed law in the next few months.
For more, we spoke to Matt Murphy of the State House News Service in Boston. He said the slow start to the marijuana committee could complicate efforts to change the new law.
Click the audio player above to hear Henry Epp’s conversation with Matt Murphy about the week ahead on Beacon Hill.