MA Lobster Bill Survives Budget Deal Legislation to Allow in-State Sale, Processing of Unfrozen, Shell-on, Lobster Parts

The legislation to allow the in-state sale, transport and processing of unfrozen, shell-on lobster parts — a persistent, years-long campaign by state Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr — has survived the Massachusetts Legislature’s conference committee and is contained in the $43.1 billion budget awaiting Baker’s approval or veto.