Massachusetts Legislature Adjourns Formal Session - State and Federal Communications

August 9, 2022  •  

Massachusetts Legislature Adjourns Formal Session

Massachusetts Capitol Building

The Massachusetts Legislature adjourned its formal session August 1 after a historic 23-hour session.

Before adjourning, lawmakers passed laws legalizing sports betting, expanding mental health care, and overhauling regulations related to recreational marijuana.

The Legislature will continue to meet in informal sessions where non-controversial issues may be considered and approved by a voice vote.

This does not affect lobbyist reporting.

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