BIZ GROUP BRIEFS SENATE DURING OPEN CAUCUS [+ AUDIO]
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 15, 2017....As senators munched on slices of pizza in a room off the Senate Chamber, the Senate and a business advocacy group set out Wednesday to restart their relationship in the new legislative session.
Viewed by lobbyists and observers as the less business-friendly branch of state government, the Senate on Wednesday convened a joint caucus -- Democrats and Republicans -- to better acquaint themselves with the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, the first in what the Senate president said will be a series of such meetings.
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