It began back in November of last year: Rep. Jim Lyons (who has lead the charge against the Bathroom Law, and in favor of Stopping Taxpayer Funding of Abortion), filed a request with the Speaker’s office to have a Celebration of Christmas on Beacon Hill, with a Nativity Scene. The Speakers’ office (which is in charge of building use requests),…Read More »
My time has been limited lately, so the little time I have to kill on the T on the way into work is spent browsing #mapoli on Twitter. This gave me a chuckle.…Read More »
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…Read More »
Massachusetts most conservative legislator, will be hosting the United States Senate’s most conservative senator for a meet and greet at his home, in “The Barn.”. The date is May 30th, at 6 p.m.
This event has no cost. It is free, there isn’t even a “suggested donation.” It is a pure meet and greet.
Photo: Lyons Facebook Page, Gage Skidmore…
Citizen Group instrumental in putting brakes on new high stakes test for students
WORCESTER, MA – Massachusetts parents, activists and former educators have formed Common Core Forum (CCF) – an organization dedicated to informing Moms and Dads and other stakeholders about the proposed PARCC exam and related Common Core State Standards. In a few short months, CCF has worked…
It is amazing what standing on principle will do. In yesterday’s Boston Globe conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby praised the eight Republicans who voted against the budget. BY VOTES so lopsided they were practically unanimous, 144-7 in the House and 38-1 in the Senate, the Massachusetts Legislature last week approved a $36.5 billion budget for fiscal 2015, the largest in state…Read More »
The video of the budget sessions is finally up at the Mass Legislature website. On Tuesday April 29, 2014 the House Debated an amendment filed by Jim Lyons (R-Andover) and Marc Lombardo (R-Billerica) regarding Justina Pelletier. The amendment would have done three things: 1. Call for a complete accounting of what DCF spent on Justina Pelletier. 2. Call for the…Read More »
Rob Eno Publisher of Red Mass Group blog, will speak at the May meeting of the Greater Boston Tea Party on the ongoing scandal of the state imprisonment of Justina Pelletier. Representative Jim Lyons of Andover has also been invited to speak. The meeting will be held at Lir Restaurant 903 Boylston Street in the Back Bay at: 7:30PM on…Read More »
Representative Jim Lyons (R-Andover) filed an amendment to the FY 2015 budget yesterday to defund both Common Core and the PARCC assessment regime in Massachusetts. The Amendment, numbered 67 to H4000, can be found here. Amendment #67 to H.4000 An Amendment in Defense of Local Education Mr. Lyons of Andover moves to amend the bill by inserting at the…Read More »
Update: Michael Graham has more… – and David Linsky has responded Today Representative Jim Lyons (R-Andover) offered a bipartisan resolution calling on the Department of Children and Families to remand Justina Pelletier to the care of her parents. Lyons offered the non-binding resolution using Rule 24 of the house. The clerk read the resolution, and immediately the Chairman of…Read More »