Author Archives: Renew MA

The Renew MA Coalition is a non-partisan, advocacy organization to support conservative activists and legislators and their efforts to change Beacon Hill.

Have You Considered Running for Office? Enrollment Deadline Tuesday, February 27

If you’ve read the local papers, you’ve heard a lot these past few weeks about candidates for office, but not nearly enough candidates are stepping forward at the local level. There’s good news and bad news. The good news is, there’s plenty of time to gather signatures and launch a campaign for state representative and state senator, with months before…

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“Confidential Health Care?” or Secret Abortions?

The state senate is scheduled for a potential vote this week on SB 591 regarding encouraging children and spouses to keep important health care decisions from their families. Dubbed an Act Relative to “Confidential Healthcare” this legislation would change the law regarding explanations of benefits forms health insurance policy holders receive, and exempt abortions, birth control, or sex-reassignment activities from…

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Sanctuary State Bills Die

Congratulations! You did it! Your emails, phone calls, on online petition signing worked! We learned last night that the “[Un]Safe” Communities Act (aka the Sanctuary State bill) has not advanced in committee. It has been “sent to study,” rather than receiving a favorable report, which means it would be very unlikely for it to come up for a vote. This…

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“It’s an emergency”

It’s an Emergency!? Yes, apparently, it was, if you believe the majority of our state legislature—they included an “Emergency Preamble” to the legislation raising their own pay, so when they overrode the Governor’s veto of the enormous payraises, the legislation took effect immediately, instead during the ordinary timeline for a newly passed piece of legislation. Today is the one-year anniversary…

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Stop the Sanctuary State Bill

Time is of the essence so I’ll be brief: the deadline for legislation to advance or be killed on Beacon Hill is quickly approaching, and we need to contact our legislators today to stop HB 3269, the Sanctuary State bill. Known as “Joint Rule 10 Day,” Committees must make reports to advance or kill legislation by February 7. We need…

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