Letter to the Editor: Drain the Stinking SJRA Swamp

Dear Editor: This is in response to letters to the Editor and the ongoing Public Relations (PR) campaign by the SJRA and LSGWD. It’s sad that they continue to publish misinformation and misleading facts to support their bloated bureaucracies. They have gotten a bit smarter and are using surrogates to help spread their propaganda. Unfortunately […]

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS: Abbott signs LSGCD board member election legislation into law

MAJOR BREAKING NEWS: Austin, May 18 – Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1982 into law, to go into effect September 1, 2017, which provides for election of the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD)! House Bill 1982, authored by Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) and […]

Creighton clarifies his precise goal for Jones Forest, provides update on 85th Texas Legislature

The Woodlands, April 3 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told The Golden Hammer Sunday afternoon, “My goal for the upcoming committee hearing on Senate Bill 1964 would be to restrict the entire forest to its current use, which is undeveloped, until the Texas A&M System talks about its preferences and has a conversation with […]

Senator Creighton provides update on LSGCD legislation, fights deceptive liberal media on wrongful birth bill

Senator Creighton provides update on LSGCD legislation, fights deceptive liberal media on wrongful birth bill

Image: Senator Brandon Creighton, District 4 (R-The Woodlands). Conroe, March 15 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) provided a legislative update on two major issues pending before the 85th Texas Legislature. Senator Creighton is Vice Chairman of the Senate Business & Commerce Committee and serves on the Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs, Criminal […]

Mr. Clark goes to Austin

Austin, March 6 – Montgomery County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark is traveling to the Austin State Capitol for four days to meet with the Texas Legislature for property tax relief and other issues important to East Montgomery County as well as the County as a whole. Clark intends to meet with representatives from Montgomery […]

Senate on track to confirm Scott Pruitt as administrator of EPA, an agency sorely in need of drastic reform

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON, February 17 — Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite calls from Democrats for a delay. A vote on Scott Pruitt’s nomination is set for Friday. As part of a public […]

Commissioners Court to Interview, Appoint Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Board Candidates

Conroe, February 12 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting after the conclusion of the regular Court meeting at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, to interview and take appropriate action regarding the appointment of a Board of Directors member for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Several candidates with very […]

Lone Star GCD Candidates: Captain Dane Cantwell Offers Strong Background, No Nonsense Solutions

THIS ARTICLE IS PART OF A SERIES PROVIDING IN-DEPTH COVERAGE OF THE CANDIDATES FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE LONE STAR GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS. The Woodlands, February 5 – Dane Cantwell, the Reserve Captain in the Precinct 3 Constable’s Office and Chief Executive Officer of KA Energy Partners, an oil and gas exploration company, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Representative Keough To Author Jointly Bill to Make LSGCD Board An Elected One

Austin, January 29 – Jason Millsaps, Chief of Staff to State Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands), contacted The Golden Hammer this evening to clarify that Representative Keough intends to author jointly the bill of State Representative Will Metcalf (R-Conroe) to elect the entire Board of Directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD). Millsaps said, […]

THE GOLDEN HAMMER’S JANUARY 24, 2017 COMMISSIONERS COURT RATINGS: Commissioners Pass Ethics Policy Under Tx-DOT Threat of Funding Withdrawal!

Conroe, January 28 – The Golden Hammer released Commissioners Court ratings for the January 24, 2017, meeting, with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING JANUARY 24, 2017, 9:30 A.M. (Judge Doyal and Commissioners, Meador, Noack, Riley, and Clark were present.) The Consent Agenda was […]