One of the most emotional and
contentious bills in the Statehouse right now would allow terminally ill
patients to get a prescription to legally end their own lives. Supporters call
it Death with Dignity, opponents call it physician assisted suicide.
The state’s new Challenges for Change budget-cutting plan is expected to trim $50-million in the next fiscal year. We look at the proposal, the controversial cuts and why backers want the plan passed in the coming weeks.