Mark Keough: “Tollroads…that’s not the purpose of government”: moving speech stirs Woodlands Republican Women

Mark Keough: “Tollroads…that’s not the purpose of government”: moving speech stirs Woodlands Republican Women

Image: State Representative Mark Keough (R-The Woodlands) spoke to a jam-packed audience of The Woodlands Area Republican Women on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Keough is running for Montgomery County Judge in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. The Woodlands, September 14 – State Representative Mark Keough, Republican of The Woodlands, told a packed room […]

Senator Creighton asks Governor Abbott to call second special session for Texas Legislature

Austin, August 16 – Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) called on Governor Greg Abbott to call a second special legislative session on statewide property tax reform. Creighton said, “The Texas Senate passed out Senate Bill 1, the Property Tax Reform & Relief Act, during the first week of the special session. The House of […]

The Republican Party is an institutional failure

Washington, Austin, and Conroe, August 11 – The Republican Party is an institutional failure. It’s tragic, because for 157 years the Grand Old Party has been the greatest political hope for citizens of the United States. Where the Party is now Strangely, the Republican Party’s success defines its failure. Just look at where the Party […]

Take that, Washington! Texas looks to nullify federal laws

Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production. But in the nation’s largest conservative state of Texas, it may not be enough. A proposal in the GOP-led […]

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 […]

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 […]

Texas anti-abortion efforts renew after Supreme Court defeat 

PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Undeterred by a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down sweeping abortion restrictions that were sold as protecting women’s health, Texas Republicans are pushing new measures pitched as protecting fetuses, with a hopeful eye toward Washington. New anti-abortion measures are moving through the Legislature — where Democrats are virtually powerless to stop them […]

Noack, Clark Propose State-Level Property Tax Reform, But Need to Focus on Spending Reductions as Truest Reform

Spring, February 8 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark have proposed a resolution for the February 14, 2017, Commissioners Court Agenda to support efforts by the Texas Legislature to bring about meaningful property tax reform. Citizens who pay taxes, however, cannot afford to wait for the Legislature […]