Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.
What made The Short List this week?
- The Massachusetts House and Senate passed separate bills this week seeking to change the state's voter-approved recreational marijuana law. (AP/WBUR)
- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and a church are at odds over a plan to house undocumented immigrants facing deportation at the facility. (NEPR)
- With Springfield's Union Station opening this weekend, a state senator is renewing the push for passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. (MassLive)