Capital murder conviction for 1998 burning of Robert Middleton stands, thanks to outstanding work by County Attorney Lambright and DA Ligon

Conroe and Austin, December 22 – On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas denied Don Collins’s request to have his capital murder conviction reviewed by that court. District Attorney Brett Ligon and County Attorney J D Lambright have both expressed their satisfaction with the ruling. District Attorney Ligon commented that “the prosecutors who […]

Editorial: Congressman Kevin Brady, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport must explain why Brady “endorsed” sexual harasser Metts

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer On Saturday, December 9, at 10 a.m., JP James Metts held a so-called “Unity” rally where he announced he was running for Montgomery County Commissioner, a step up even though the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that Metts made multiple sexual advances on a Montgomery County employee inside his court […]

Congressman Brady’s Campaign Manager signs “sign-in sheet” which Metts campaign later claims to be endorsement list

Congressman Brady’s Campaign Manager signs “sign-in sheet” which Metts campaign later claims to be endorsement list

Image: Official United States House of Representatives Portrait of Kevin Brady, Republican Congressman from The Woodlands, Chairman of the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee. New Caney and The Woodlands, December 10 – The announcement that United States Congressman Kevin Brady, Republican of The Woodlands who is Chairman of the House Ways […]

McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain’s announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation. McConnell’s announcement amounted to another setback for GOP efforts, promoted by President Donald Trump, to repeal and replace […]

Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified. The defections loomed as Congress’ nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama’s law. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was hoping to […]

GOP under pressure as Senate weighs vote on drilling rule

MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans from energy-producing states are under pressure as the Senate weighs whether to overturn an Obama-era regulation to restrict harmful methane emissions escaping from oil and gas wells on public land. A coalition of groups with ties to the fossil-fuel industry and the conservative Koch Brothers have waged […]