BREAKING NEWS! Governor Abbott appoints Buick to SJRA Board, as citizens await to see if more politics or reform

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, April 26 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Republican political activist Stacey Buick to the Board of Directors of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) this morning. Buick’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Texas Senate. For decades, Montgomery County citizens have suffered gubernatorial […]

Abbott bungles around, now announcing J&J China Virus vaccine on “pause”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, April 14 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has continued his efforts to prove that government bungles just about everything it does, outside of law enforcement and national defense. After spending weeks promoting, the Johnson & Johnson China Virus vaccine, Abbott yesterday issued a statement following the Centers for Disease […]

Ag Commissioner Miller appears as likely conservative challenger to flailing Governor Abbott in 2022 GOP Primary

Ag Commissioner Miller appears as likely conservative challenger to flailing Governor Abbott in 2022 GOP Primary

Image: Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller would be a serious conservative alternative to the public-opinion-poll driven wish-washy politics of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, if Miller were to challenge Abbott in the 2022 Republican Primary Election. He’s shown in his personal office at his ranch in Stephenville. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Stephenville, April […]

Texas Governor Abbott, other Republicans begin anti-human trafficking efforts, as Biden opens U.S.-Mexico border to crime wave

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Laredo and Dallas, March 18 – Since Joe Biden came into office, the United States has seen a dramatic spike in the number of people encountered by border officials, with 18,945 family members and 9,297 unaccompanied children encountered in February — an increase of 168% and 63% from the month […]

Texas Governor Abbott slams Biden on human trafficking crisis at Texas-Mexico border

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday slammed President Joe Biden’s open border policy, which seems to welcome human trafficking across the Texas-Mexico border. Abbott said, “The Biden Administration’s reckless open border policies have created a humanitarian crisis for unaccompanied minors coming across the border. With no plan in […]

Despite deserving termination, D’Andrea gets promotion as Texas PUC Chairman at hands of Texas Governor Abbott

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 4 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has named Arthur D’Andrea as chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) for a term “at the pleasure of the Governor,” according to Abbott’s press release. D’Andrea has served on the PUC as a Commissioner since 2017, so it’s questionable […]

In Texas, attention turns to storm repairs, political peril

DALLAS (AP) — The seam that split in a pipe under Nora Espinoza’s sink during the frigid cold that gripped Texas was narrower than the edge of a dime. Her kitchen appeared mostly undamaged, but the plumber that cut into Espinoza’s wall found water had been pouring in underneath the floor. She expects the repairs […]

FEMA approves additional 31 counties for major disaster declaration beyond 77 originally approved

Austin, February 23 – Governor Greg Abbott yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an additional 31 Texas counties to be added to the President’s Major Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance. The Governor originally requested Individual Assistance for all 254 Texas counties on February 13th. On February 20th, the White House […]

Texas crisis has governor facing big backer: energy industry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As frozen Texas reels under one of the worst electricity outages in U.S. history, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has blamed grid operators and iced-over wind turbines but gone easier on another culprit: an oil and gas industry that is the state’s dominant business and his biggest political contributor. And as the […]

Governor Abbott provides update on Texas’ response to winter weather conditions

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, February 18 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday provided an update on the state’s response to severe winter weather conditions and power outages throughout the state. The Governor discussed the weather forecast, response efforts to assist Texans in need, water quality, and other issues affecting communities across the state. […]

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