... Baker suggests structure to shed light on purpose of legal fees paid by Legislature ...... Mass Home Care says Senate health care bill proposes largest funding cut in program's 43-year history ...... After saying he planned to stay on, Attleboro mayor-elect Rep. Heroux plans to resign his House seat ...... Baker says current English language learning law working well for thousands in Massachusetts ...... Contraception bill was good opportunity for Mass. to "send a message" to others, Baker says ...... Sen. Chandler to Gov. Baker at contraception bill signing: "Thank you so much for supporting our work" ...... Women "we will never know about" will make family planning choice thanks to new law, Rep. Haddad says ...... Veteran Rep. Kaufman, 70, of Lexington, will not seek re-election in 2018 ...... Home care bill heads back to Baker with workers still concerned about their own privacy considerations ...... MTF releases look at health care trust funds ...
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MARIJUANA COMMISSION NEEDS $10 MIL BUDGET, TREASURER SAYS

[Story Developing] Time and money are critical to efforts in Massachusetts to build out its legal marijuana market, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said Monday, and the body that is for now supposed to oversee the industry is expected to require an annual budget of $10 million beginning next fiscal year.

The first person to testify before the new Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, Goldberg detailed how her office has worked over the last 15 months to study how other states implemented legal marijuana and to prepare Massachusetts for legal sales of the drug.


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