BREAKING NEWS! Invoking number of suicides, State Representative Toth calls to “Let’s turn the economy’s swith back on and help the psychologically and medically fragile”

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 14 – Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe, issued the following statement on the Chinese coronavirus economic shutdown: “We’re seeing an increase in suicides as COVID-19 attacks those who are psychologically at risk. America has endured much over the past few weeks, but maybe it’s not […]

Former County Judge Sadler predicts Montgomery County challenges during aftermath of Chinese coronavirus

Former County Judge Sadler predicts Montgomery County challenges during aftermath of Chinese coronavirus

Image: Former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler (right) with his wife Mimi Sadler (left). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 8 – Former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. Sadler, who served as the elected County Judge from 1991 to 2014, made some major predictions on social media on Monday. Yesterday, Judge Sadler gave […]

Time has come for Montgomery County government to make substantial budget cuts, give taxpayers break

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 6 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has exercised some authority he claims to have and issued orders which have partially resulted in the destruction of the local economy of Montgomery County, which, of course, has also occurred due to similar reactions in national markets to other governmental […]

Economic fallout mounts, along with competition for gear

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks, the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and economists warn unemployment could reach levels not seen since the Depression, as the economic damage piles up around the world. The bleak […]

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously […]

Unhinged from the fetters of the political establishment, President Trump soars

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Unhinged from the fetters of the political establishment, President Donald Trump has soared in the eyes of conservatives and middle-of-the-roaders.  On Thursday, he sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes […]

US added 213,000 jobs in June; unemployment rose to 4 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a trade war with China. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate rose to 4.0 percent from 3.8 percent as more people began looking for work and […]

Trump to herald economic progress in State of the Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation and boost his own sagging standing with Americans. The speech marks the ceremonial kickoff of Trump’s second year in office […]