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Prosecutors say $30m not enough for drug lab scandal fallout

The state’s 11 prosecutors’ offices are contending that the Patrick administration’s ­request for $30 million is not enough for them to deal with the costly fallout of the drug lab scandal centered on former state chemist Annie Dookhan.

This week, Administration and Finance Secretary Jay ­Gonzalez formally notified top lawmakers that the administration wants to create a $30 million reserve account to pay for Dookhan-related expenses through February.

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