Massachusetts lawmakers pushed through their first major piece of legislation of the new session last week: a pay raise for themselves. The bill also boosts pay for the governor, judges and other elected officials. Governor Charlie Baker vetoed the measure, but Democrats in the legislature seem to have enough votes to override that veto.
For our weekly look at all things Beacon Hill, we checked in with Matt Murphy, a reporter with the State House News Service. He said the legislature could take an override vote this week, and it would be difficult to peel away enough lawmakers to prevent it from passing.
Click the audio player above to hear Henry Epp’s conversation with Matt Murphy about the week ahead on Beacon Hill.