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The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill: Pot Hearing, Baker’s MassHealth Plan

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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The State House Dome on Beacon Hill in Boston, Mass.

Last November, Massachusetts voters legalized recreational marijuana. There's a long way to go before pot shops open in the state, but lawmakers move one step closer Monday as the legislature's new marijuana committee holds its first public hearing at the State House.

For more, we spoke to Matt Murphy, a reporter with the State House News Service. He said the list of state officials who will testify includes Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Attorney General Maura Healey and Gaming Commission Chair Steve Crosby.