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.

First Three Pay Raise Ads Launch

The Massachusetts House of Representatives came back after their summer recess yesterday, to override gubernatorial vetoes and add more spending to an already bloated state budget. They added $275 Million dollars to the bottom line, placing our state budget further out of balance. You’ll recall back in January one of the first actions of the legislature was to give themselves…

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Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Petitions Are In

The petitions for the signature drive to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortion are here! You might recall that we’re helping with a signature drive to place this issue on the ballot. Many Massachusetts voters don’t even know that their tax dollars fund abortions, essentially serving as corporate welfare for a bloated and unethical abortion industry. The CEO of Planned Parenthood…

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Initiative Petitions Move Forward Including Our Effort to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

It’s official! Earlier today we received word from the Attorney General’s office that initiative petitions have been certified to move forward. That includes the ballot question to Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortion. It passed constitutional muster and can proceed to the signature collection phase. We’ve been given the green light to proceed, and we need your help!…

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A Busy End to the Summer

With Labor Day just around the corner, the legislative season is resuming and the campaign season is heating up. Coalition staff and volunteers have been hard at work, meeting with new conservative candidates, and training new activists. Over 100 people attended our signature trainings in four different parts of the state last week, and we’re off to a great start…

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Candidates Wanted!

If you’ve watched the local news, you’ve heard a lot these past few weeks about federal candidates for office. Geoff Diehl and Beth Lindstrom are running for US Senate, and Congresswoman Nikki Tsongas is retiring. Various state senators are expressing interest in potentially running for her seat, and others in running for their seats. Now is also the time to…

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Gov. Baker Blinks on MassHealth

While the summer recess for the legislature is just beginning, so is the debate regarding MassHealth (Medicaid). The Governor has accepted the legislature’s revenue-without-reform proposal regarding MassHealth for the time being, declining to veto their tax hike on employers in order to encourage them to also enact reforms. For more background and a recommendation for a better course of action,…

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Conservative Legislators File Bill to Fix Immigration Loophole

Yesterday the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled our state law does not permit officials to detain illegal immigrants solely at the request of federal immigration officials. This puts up a legal barrier to a long-running component of immigration enforcement, and may make us a de facto sanctuary state. Representatives Jim Lyons, Marc Lombardo, Peter Durant, and Shaunna O’Connell announced they’ve…

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The Path to Charlie Gard Right Here in Massachusetts

There’s been a lot of discussion in the media and around the water-cooler lately about the Charlie Gard case, the rights of parents v. the bureaucracy, and the perils of socialized medicine. Our executive director recently wrote a piece for the New Boston Post on this topic, and if you haven’t seen and read it yet, you can do so…

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