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.

Stopping Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

Coalition staff and representatives of our ballot question to Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion have spoken to hundreds of people at pro-life events. From Holyoke to Fitchburg to Worcester and Boston, we’ve been inviting pro-life activists to join our cause. In 1981, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that our government must pay for abortions. We think the legislature should…

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House Budget Recap: Very Few Recorded Votes, More Secrecy

The House finalized its $40 billion budget late last night, wrapping up final votes just after 10:00 pm. We’re still digesting everything that happened, and will have further updates as we obtain more details. The “process” was completed in just two days, with over 1,200 amendments filed, most of which were “withdrawn” by their authors without roll calls or debate.…

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Budget Update: 24 Hours to Act on Amendments

It’s a busy week.  The budget debate is underway at the State House, there are upcoming hearings, and we are holding a fundraiser on Sunday.

    In just three short days, legislators will deal with over 1,200 amendments, on everything from taxes to parental rights. Thank you to all who attended the Lyons/Lombardo press conference on MassHealth this morning. It is

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Liberals and Saran Wrap?

The Health Curriculum Frameworks are up for a no-notice hearing before the Education Committee tomorrow. The legislators planned this hearing the day before Good Friday, the week before school vacation week, to make sure it was tough to alert you to this hearing. HB 2053 mandates the Health Curriculum Frameworks, a one-sized fits all graphic sex-ed curriculum in every school.…

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Sanctuary Cities and Towns… Or a Sanctuary State?

Progressives operating under national leadership are working town by town, city by city, across the Commonwealth to turn municipalities into sanctuary cities and towns. Over the past several weeks we’ve organized online petitions in at risk municipalities, and sent them to contacts in our database, asking volunteers to circulate them via email and social media. The links to each can…

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Have You Considered Running for Office?

Despite the cold and the snow, the spring municipal campaigns are already heating up. Later this month, towns across Massachusetts will be holding elections for school committee, selectman, town clerk, and various other local offices. We need your help to identify and recruit conservative candidates across Massachusetts. Our school committees need more opponents of Common Core and the Health Curriculum. Our…

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Nativity Scene Request Finally Approved

It began back in November: Rep. Jim Lyons (who has lead the charge against the Bathroom Law, and countless other left-wing proposals), filed a request with the Speaker’s office to have a Celebration of Christmas on Beacon Hill, with a Nativity Scene. Tyrone Lawless, the Speakers’ staffer in charge of building use requests, told Rep. Lyons that he’d had these…

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