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Beacon Hill Gridlock On Budget, Marijuana Legalization06:40

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Six days into the new fiscal year and Massachusetts still does not have a budget.

Legislative leaders say they are making progress on a budget, which House Speaker Robert DeLeo hopes to send to the governor this week.

But the negotiations come amid growing tensions between House and Senate lawmakers over a proposal to overhaul the voter-approved law legalizing marijuana for recreational use.


Lauren Dezenski, reporter for Politico Massachusetts. She tweets @LaurenDezenski.

This segment aired on July 6, 2017.


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