JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act explained

Austin and Conroe, April 11 – JD Lambright, Montgomery County Attorney until he lost a brief battle with cancer and went into the arms of the Lord on March 9, 2019, spent the last several years of his life and career as an advocate for ethics and integrity in government, Free Speech, and citizens rights. […]

JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act passes Texas Senate, now moves to Texas House!

Austin, April 9 – The JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act passed the Texas Senate yesterday afternoon at 3:57 p.m., on a 30 to 1 vote. Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, spoke in favor of the legislation, which passed without additional discussion on the Floor of the Senate. Very soon afterwards, Senator Creighton […]

Legislature update: Lambright Local Government Ethics Law advances out of Senate State Affairs Committee, Red Light Camera Ban legislation set for hearing in House

Legislature update: Lambright Local Government Ethics Law advances out of Senate State Affairs Committee, Red Light Camera Ban legislation set for hearing in House

Image: The name of the “Lambright Local Government Ethics Law,” Senate Bill 710, is in honor of Montgomery County Attorney JD Lambright, who lost a battle with cancer on March 9, 2019. Austin, March 26 – The Lambright Local Government Ethics Law, Senate Bill 710, passed the Texas Senate’s Committee on State Affairs on a […]

Travis County Commissioners Court joins support for Lambright Local Government Ethics legislation (Senate Bill 710)

Travis County Commissioners Court joins support for Lambright Local Government Ethics legislation (Senate Bill 710)

Image: The late JD Lambright, who has Montgomery County Attorney, stood for ethics and integrity in government. Lambright is the namesake for the Lambright Local Government Ethics bill, for which the Travis County Commissioners Court has declared support. Lambright passed away on March 9, 2019. Austin, March 22 – Despite a brief mixup, the Travis County […]

Senator Creighton authors Senate Bill 7, which the Texas Senate passed unanimously March 20, to set up funding mechanism to disburse Harvey relief dollars

Austin, March 21 – The Texas Senate unanimously passed legislation, which Senator Brandon Creighton of Conroe and fourteen others authored, to provide a funding mechanism to disburse federal relief funds for the Harvey storm on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said, “Senator Creighton, I really do believe this is one of the most […]

Senator Huffman: “Senator Creighton, thank you for bringing our attention to such an important [ethics reform ]bill and to the work of your hero [Montgomery County Attorney JD Lambright]”

Austin and Conroe, March 19 – After Texas Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, presented two ethics bills during a public hearing before the Texas Senate’s Committee on State Affairs in Austin on Monday morning, March 18, 2019, the Committee Chair, Senator Joan Huffman, Republican of Houston, said, “Senator Creighton, thank you for bringing our […]

“It’s Hammer Time” watchfully celebrates “The Ides of March” with Senator Brandon Creighton

Montgomery County, March 15 (The Ides of March) – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV, will host Texas Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 12 noon. Callers will have the opportunity to speak directly with Senator Creighton during the show by calling 832.990.9170 during […]

Lieutenant Governor Patrick appoints Senator Creighton as Chairman of Senate Select Committee on Ports

Austin, February 20 – Today Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announced the reactivation of the Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports, under the chairmanship of Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe). Following the 85th Regular Session, then Chairman Creighton was selected to lead this very same committee to discuss the economic benefit of the Panama Canal expansion to Texas […]

Senator Creighton Co-Authors Governor Abbott’s Priority Mental Health Legislation

Austin, February 15 – Senator Creighton (R-Conroe) has joined Senator Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) supporting Senate Bill 10 establishing a partnership among Texas health institutions on statewide mental health initiatives. Senate Bill 10 will foster cooperation among health-related institutions, promote mental health research and strengthen judicial training on juvenile mental health. “The State of Texas continues […]

Gaping chasm between SJRA’s operations versus statutory duty “to provide flood control,” as SJRA’s admission in court filings reveal

Gaping chasm between SJRA’s operations versus statutory duty “to provide flood control,” as SJRA’s admission in court filings reveal

Image: Entering the San Jacinto River Authority’s palatial headquarters building (or living downstream from SJRA’s business operations) floods a person with more terror than crossing a crevasse by ladder wearing crampons. In reality, there’s a gaping chasm between the Authority’s operations which they run more like a for-profit water seller than a governmental agency whose […]

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