Boston: State House Weekly Preview

By Paige Sutherland

Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, left, had his first official meeting with Democratic legislative leaders Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, center, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo at the State House earlier this month. (Steven Senne/AP)

Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, left, had his first official meeting with Democratic legislative leaders Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, center, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo at the State House earlier this month. (Steven Senne/AP)

The House is expected to take up potential changes to its current rules on Wednesday, such as revising the term limit set for the House Speaker in light of Robert Deleo nearing the end of his third and final term.

Last week the Senate amended its rules in an effort to become more transparent.

Representatives will have to decide which of the thousands of bills filed earlier this month they wish to co-sponsor before Friday’s deadline.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be releasing data on the Commonwealth’s four-year graduation rate Monday morning.

Last year the graduation rate improved for the seventh year in a row with 85 percent of students graduating in four years.

On Tuesday the Department of Public Utilities will be hearing a petition to amend a rate adjustment from the Plymouth Water Company.

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