BREAKING NEWS! Texas Governor Abbott delivers State of the State Address, declares legislative emergency items

BREAKING NEWS! Austin, February 5 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott delivered his State of the State Address today, February 5, 2019. In his address, he identified six (6) emergency items, which are the only items the 86th Texas Legislature may take up in floor votes during the first sixty (60) days of the Legislative Session. […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election as Governor in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Under the Texas Constitution, the Governor of Texas is not a particularly powerful position, but the office does give its holder an excellent platform to speak out […]

Texas governor’s plan after school shooting meets pushback

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday told his party that gun rights are safe on his watch amid worries by some conservatives over his response to last month’s mass shooting at a high school near Houston that killed 10 people. Abbott headlined the Texas GOP Convention in San Antonio at […]

Breaking News: Senator Creighton tours Israel, will deliver Governor’s pen signing Texas anti-discrimination to PM Netanyahu on Wednesday

Mount of Beatitudes, Israel, May 7 – State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, toured the Mount of Beatitudes today as part of his tour of Israel the purpose of which is to make a presentation on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Senator Creighton worked with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, […]

After Governor Abbott orders it to do so, San Jacinto River Authority finally agrees to fulfill its statutory duty “to provide flood control” (after only 83 years!)

Conroe, March 23 – The beleaguered citizens of the San Jacinto River watershed and its outfall have had to wait 83 years for the San Jacinto River Authority, created by the Texas Legislature in 1935, to begin to fulfill its primary statutory duty “to provide flood control.” After Governor Greg Abbott ordered the San Jacinto […]

Governor Abbott endorses Toth for State Representative

Austin and The Woodlands, February 24 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has endorsed Steve Toth for State Representative in District 15. With the Abbott endorsement, Toth enjoys the endorsement of the top two most popular government officials in Texas, Abbott and United States Senator Ted Cruz. Toth has also received endorsements from former Montgomery County […]

Governor Abbott appoints three citizen-oriented Board members to SJRA

Austin and Conroe, February 6 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed Mark Mitcheletti of Kingwood, to the San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors Monday, after a recommendations from various elected officials, dignitaries and the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce. Kaaren Cambio of Kingwood and Charles ‘Ed’ Boulware of Montgomery were also appointed to […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election as Governor in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Under the Texas Constitution, the Governor of Texas is not a particularly powerful position, but the office does give its holder an excellent platform to speak out […]

After Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Government Patrick, State Republican Executive Committee speak against tollroads, Commissioner Noack (who has opposed the Tx-249 Tollway) calls for an end to County funding for the project

After Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Government Patrick, State Republican Executive Committee speak against tollroads, Commissioner Noack (who has opposed the Tx-249 Tollway) calls for an end to County funding for the project

Image: Cover of Report “Highway Boondoggles 2” which lists the Tx-249 Tollway Extension as one of the ten worst highway boondoggles in the United States. Conroe and The Woodlands, December 8 – Montgomery County citizens have overwhelmingly opposed the Tx-249 Tollway project that Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and […]