Texas GOP to revive voting bill, Democrats plot next move

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans pressed ahead with their push for tougher election laws Tuesday, vowing to ensure Democrats’ weekend victory over one the most restrictive voting measures in the country would only be temporary. GOP Gov. Greg Abbott prepared to call lawmakers back for a special session to revive the voting measure that […]

Dems walk, stop Texas GOP’s sweeping voting restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats pulled off a dramatic, last-ditch walkout in the state House of Representatives on Sunday night to block passage of one of the most restrictive voting bills in the U.S., leaving Republicans with no choice but to abandon a midnight deadline and declare the legislative session essentially over. The revolt […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas House of Representatives approves Election Integrity legislation on straight party line vote of 81 to 64 under Representative Cain’s leadership

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports and Austin Bureau Chief Ashley Burke Austin, May 7 – The Texas House of Representatives passed historic Election Integrity legislation at 3 a.m. this morning on a straight party line vote of 81 to 64. State Representative Briscoe Cain, Republican of Deer Park and Chairman of the House […]

Florida gov signs voting reform law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a major rewrite of Florida’s elections law on Thursday, tightening rules around drop boxes and mail-in voting in the presidential battleground. Critics say the changes will make it harder for voters, particularly the elderly and people of color, to cast ballots. It’s the latest victory in the […]

Senator Creighton enjoys terrific Tuesday as four of his bills pass Texas Senate, including a ban on teaching of “critical race theory” in public schools

Senator Creighton enjoys terrific Tuesday as four of his bills pass Texas Senate, including a ban on teaching of “critical race theory” in public schools

Image: Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, enjoyed a very productive Tuesday, April 27, 2021, as four of his major bills passed the Texas Senate all on the same day. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, April 29 – Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, had one of the most productive legislative days he’s ever […]

Creighton leads Texas Senate towards passage of priority issues

Creighton leads Texas Senate towards passage of priority issues

Image: Texas Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, February 4 – Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, has focused on passage of priority issues during the 87th Texas Legislative Session, including several of the Republican Party of Texas Legislative Priorities. Creighton sat down with The Golden […]