Senate Session Summary - Thursday, Aug. 4
8/4/22 12:18 PM
The Senate struck a note of "August recess" on Thursday with a session that was 22 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the marathon all-nighter that adjourned after breakfast on Monday. The branches are still picking up some unfinished pieces of their formal business -- ones that can clear the chambers with unanimous consent -- and on Thursday the Senate approved Gov. Charlie Baker's amendment to an outside budget section dealing with a common app portal for needs-based benefit programs.
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