Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.
What made The Short List this week?
- The Massachusetts Legislature finalizes a budget deal, but a compromise on changes to the state's marijuana law has been harder to come by. (State House News Service)
- Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg takes issue with House Speaker Bob DeLeo's call to postpone talks on marijuana in order to focus on the budget. (WBUR)
- The Boston Red Sox are in first place in the American League East approaching the all-star break. And their farm team in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, may be looking for a new home, again. (MassLive)