Creighton, Toth, Huberty call for investigation into SJRA, possible sunsetting

Conroe, The Woodlands, and Kingwood, September 10 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), State Representative Dan Huberty (R-Kingwood), and former State Representative Steve Toth (R-The Woodlands) have called for an investigation in the Texas Legislature of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). Creighton has added that he’s glad the SJRA is up for sunset review […]

Creighton files bill to protect public monuments, Texas history

Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) filed Senate Bill 112 to protect Texas’ heritage and history. The legislation prevents any historical monument or structure that has existed on public grounds for more than 40 years from being removed, altered or renamed. “These statutes and monuments are important to Texans,” said Senator Creighton. “Texas should not erase our history […]

Senator Creighton’s Pro-Life bill passes Texas Senate, moves to House

Austin – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) made the following statement after the Senate passage of his bill, Senate Bill 8: “Texas should take steps to prohibit taxpayer dollars from subsidizing elective abortions and employers should have the freedom to choose whether or not they provide this coverage,” said Senator Creighton. Provisions in the Affordable Care […]

Senator Creighton authors Pro-Life insurance bill

Austin, July 18 – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) filed Senate Bill 8 to protect pro-life Texans from unknowingly or unwillingly subsidizing others’ abortion coverage through their insurance premiums and tax dollars. “Texans deserve the right to decide where their insurance and tax dollars go,” said Senator Creighton. “As a pro-life Texan, I don’t believe anyone should […]

Senator Creighton to Author Pro-Life Legislation in Special Session

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Since 1997, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has fought for reductions in government spending. One of the reasons spending reductions are so important is that true “fiscal conservativism” in the form of substantial government spending cuts would “wash away” many of the social problems which our massive government […]

Creighton crusades for Texas tax, spending reform

The Woodlands, June 30 – State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, is on a crusade for State of Texas tax and spending reform. On May 28, 2017, he became the first member of the Texas Senate to urge Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session on property tax reform, after the 85th Texas […]

Jones State Forest bill dies in Texas House, forest remains unprotected

Conroe, June 2 – After a bit of a tortured history, Senate Bill 1964, which, as amended, would have protected the Jones State Forest from future commercial development, died in the Texas House of Representatives when the 85th Texas Legislature came to a close. Creighton filed and then altered his proposed legislation State Senator Brandon […]

Creighton announces passage of state government reforms in Texas Senate.

Austin, May 24 – The Texas Senate passed a government reform package. Senate Bill 132 – State Agency Savings – authored by Senator Creighton is an incentive program for agencies to reduce their annual spending. “I was pleased to carry out legislation to amend the State Agency Incentive Program to better encourage state agencies to […]

Guest Editorial: Sage Bill O’Sullivan explains where veterans medical issues stand

I received a phone call yesterday from one of Will Metcalf’s Staffers advising me that the House Concurrent Resolution that Will submitted had passed both Houses unanimously. It advocated Veteran’s being able to be treated by any Facility or Doctor that would accept Veteran Level payments. It specifically supported John McCain’s Bill written for that […]