BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives is in the final throws of the state budget debate. With issues such as healthcare costs and MBTA funding at the forefront, where do you think lawmakers should spend your tax dollars?

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Tuesday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo as Joe’s guest. The two discussed the state’s spending, taxes, and public transportation funding.

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The one-hour special news interview program airs once a month and will always be live with an in-studio guest.

You can follow Joe on Twitter @JoeMathieuWBZ.

Here’s the audio from the interview:

Part One – State Budget, Blue Collar Jobs

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Part Two – Transportation, Infrastructure

Part Three – Transportation Taxes and Fees

Part Four – State Budget, EBT Cards

Part Five – Bottle Deposit Law/ Bottle Bill, Economic Development

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Part Six – Bio-International Conference, Ethics Bill