Summer at the State House

When the voters go away on summer vacation, activity heats up at the State House. Last Friday afternoon, while many advocates, the citizenry, and much of the press were tuned out for the Independence Day holiday, the legislature passed $40 billion, 320-plus page budget with only hours of time to review. It was perhaps the least transparent action they’ve taken…

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

It’s been a busy week for conservative and pro-life advocacy on Beacon Hill, as we also paused to celebrate our nation’s birth, including our Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. We want to take a minute to thank all of donors who helped us meet our 2nd quarter fundraising goal last week, as well as legislators like Rep. Marc…

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4th Middlesex Write-In Candidate for June 27

If you, your family, and friends want to vote Republican in the special election this Tuesday you now have a choice with Diane Dorrington. Instructions to write-in Diane Dorrington:

    Request a Republican ballot Fill in the oval next to “write-in” Write in: Diane Dorrington, 31 Arcadia Rd, Billerica, MA
Bring these instructions to the polls with you. Share them with…

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Common Core Hearing Tuesday

Earlier this week, the House and Senate voted on two separate pieces of legislation altering the marijuana ballot question. Both bills had some good points, such as adding consumer protections, ensuring “safety” of products, and further clarifying the law. But there were some bad elements as well, such as the House provision hiking taxes (which may preserve the black market,…

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Interns Wanted!

The Renew Massachusetts Coalition is seeking 2-3 interns or regular volunteers to assist with a variety of projects, from mailings, to data entry, to social media posting, to online research. Know a young person looking to get more involved, or who needs a summer (or fall) project? Someone looking to learn more about politics and government, and the practical aspects…

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