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DeLEO TAPS BRAINTREE'S CUSACK TO VET MARIJUANA PROPOSALS [+ VIDEO]

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, FEB. 16, 2017....House Speaker Robert DeLeo's pick to work on legislation altering the marijuana legalization ballot law is fourth-term Braintree Rep. Mark Cusack, pairing the House Democrat with Sen. Patricia Jehlen as the tandem that will lead one of the most controversial and time sensitive efforts of the new session.

DeLeo also tapped Brighton Rep. Michael Moran to fill the highest ranked opening in his senior leadership team, and installed Rep. Claire Cronin as the new chair of the Committee on the Judiciary, which will lead this session's push to reform the criminal justice system.


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