Texas Attorney General Paxton files suit against City of Austin, Mayor, Travis County Judge for illegal shut-down orders

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, December 31 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday filed a petition for temporary injunction and temporary restraining order in Travis County District Court to halt enforcement of Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s and Travis County Judge Andy Brown’s orders, which impose a four-day shutdown of dine-in food and beverage services […]

Governor Abbott issues executive order (finally) allowing bars to open in qualifying counties

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 7 – Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50% capacity in conjunction with county officials. In hospital regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, County Judges will be able to opt their county into opening bars beginning October 14th, provided […]

Corporate sponsors for elections?! In bizarre twist, Texas Governor Abbott accepts election poll hand sanitizer donation from Anheuser-Busch

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 7 – In a sign that he continues to suffer from a complete disconnect with reality and the mess of the Texas economy he has created with his panicked mandates in response to the Chinese Coronavirus, Texas Governor Greg Abbott proudly announced the delivery of 39 pallets of […]

Governor Abbott expands occupancy levels, keeps certain business closed

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, September 18 – As this newspaper predicted 12 hours before he did so, Texas Governor Greg Abbott yesterday held a press conference to provide an update on the state’s ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19. During the press conference, the Governor issued Executive Orders expanding occupancy levels for restaurants, retail stores, […]

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer confirms Governor Abbott will continue to shutter bars, inner tubing rental companies, while moving forward with process to reopen restaurants in Thursday Chinese Coronavirus announcement

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer confirms Governor Abbott will continue to shutter bars, inner tubing rental companies, while moving forward with process to reopen restaurants in Thursday Chinese Coronavirus announcement

Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has mongered fear, created panic, and destroyed the Texas economy with his Chinese Coronavirus shutdown orders. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, September 17 – Governor Greg Abbott will provide an update on Texas’ continued response to COVID-19 on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 12 noon at the State […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough slams Governor Abbott for reopening too slowly, vagueness of order

Montgomery County Judge Keough slams Governor Abbott for reopening too slowly, vagueness of order

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough slammed Governor Greg Abbott in a video statement on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Keough spoke from his office in the Sadler Administration Building in downtown Conroe. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 29 – Proclaiming “We’ve got to get Montgomery County rolling again,” Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Judge Keough orders movie theaters, gyms, bars, clubs shut down, restaurants only to have takeout dining

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Judge Keough orders movie theaters, gyms, bars, clubs shut down, restaurants only to have takeout dining

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 18 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough issued an amended business occupancy order this afternoon in which he ordered: Restaurants may not have onsite dining operations, but may have takeout and delivery dining; and Gyms, movie theaters, amusement operations, clubs, and bars must cease operations. The […]