... Revenue tailspin not strong enough to require corrected budget submission, Baker team says ...... Increase over first two weeks of June leaves tax revenues up 1.4 percent with two weeks left in fiscal year ...... Senate sends "amend and improve" bill to pot talks with the House ...... On pot, it's House's repeal-and-replace bill versus Senate's amend-and-improve proposal ...... Workforce development will be focus of $500 mil life sciences investment, Baker says ...... Baker: there's a "whole series of initiatives" to address fiscal 2017 revenue shortfall ...... Baker signs bill authorizing Somerville to borrow up to $50 mil to pay for costs of Green Line Extension ...... Unemployment rate rises for fifth straight month, state officials say labor force growing ...... ...
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RETAIL BAN METHOD, TAX RATES DIFFER IN HOUSE, SENATE POT BILLS

By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 16, 2017.....Neither branch has passed marijuana legislation yet, but all signs point to a conference committee eventually having to iron out details of the tax on marijuana sales, how a town can ban pot facilities and other issues, under the gun of a self-imposed June 30 deadline.

With just two weeks left before that deadline, Sen. Patricia Jehlen, Senate chair of the Marijuana Policy Committee, on Friday evening released a draft of the Senate's bill amending the marijuana legalization ballot law and it includes meaningful differences from the House's version of the legislation.


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