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 […]

Township Chairman Bunch, as an individual, endorses Creighton’s substitute Jones State Forest bill

Township Chairman Bunch, as an individual, endorses Creighton’s substitute Jones State Forest bill

Image: Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch. The Woodlands, April 28 – Woodlands Township Board Chairman Gordy Bunch, as an individual, has endorsed the substitute bill for Senate Bill 1964 regarding the W.G. Jones State Forest. The substitute bill provides: …the “entire territory of the Jones State Forest must remain natural, scenic, undeveloped, and open. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woodlands Township defers consideration of homestead exemption, opposes development of Jones State Forest

The Woodlands, April 26 – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors unanimously voted to defer consideration of a property tax homestead exemption for taxpayers in The Woodlands. The Board also voted unanimously to “oppose any development at any time of the Jones State Forest.” Homestead Exemption Several citizens, including representatives of the Montgomery County Tea […]

“A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now,” Senator Creighton tells vocal “Save Jones State Forest” crowd

Conroe, April 9 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told a vocal “Save Jones Forest” meeting, “A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now” referring to the current use of Jones State Forest along F.M. 1488 in Conroe. In response, the crowded room full of people at the KC […]