BREAKING NEWS! Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Government-Mandated Vaccine Passports

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, April 6 – Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order, GA-35, prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions in Texas from creating a “vaccine passport” requirement, or otherwise conditioning receipt of services on an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status. The order also prohibits organizations receiving public funds from requiring consumers to […]

Governor Abbott Sends Letter To Vice President Kamala Harris Demanding Answers, Action On Humanitarian Border Crisis

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 31 – Governor Greg Abbott today sent a letter to Vice President — and newly named Border Czar — Kamala Harris demanding answers and swift action from the Biden Administration to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the border. In the letter, the Governor also urges Vice President Harris to visit […]

Ag Commissioner Miller’s lawsuit against Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Texas Senate stands in contrast to Governor Abbott’s, local officials’ response to China Virus

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, March 30 – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s lawsuit against Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and the Texas Senate for excluding citizens from the Senate Gallery, unless they have a purple wristband showing they tested negatively for the China Virus, stands in marked contrast to the willingness of […]

BREAKING NEWS! Putting his poor leadership on display (yet again), Governor Abbott fires PUC Commissioner D’Andrea 12 days after he appointed him

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – Only 12 day after he promoted him to Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission, a clearly confused Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked for the resignation of his political crony Arthur D’Andrea. Abbott should have known better than ever to have appointed D’Andrea to the […]

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott didn’t mince words about his position on banning taxpayer-funded lobbying, a move which would dramatically shift influence back to Texas citizens over paid special interest groups. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – The hearing before the Senate Special Committee on Property Tax Reform on February 6, 2019, […]

Texas Governor Abbott leads State response to Biden administration-created humanitarian border crisis

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Mission, March 9 – Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Mission to discuss the state’s response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the Texas-Mexico border. Prior to the press conference, the Governor took an aerial tour of the border and received a briefing from members […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Governor Abbott lifts mask order, opens all Texas businesses from China Virus restrictions

BREAKING NEWS! Ashley Burke, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Austin, Lubbock, and Conroe, March 2 – Effective next Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at midnight, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lifted his statewide mask mandate and announced that all Texas businesses can reopen one hundred percent (100%). The Governor made the announcement during a speech to […]

BREAKING NEWS! Five Electrical “Reliability” Council of Texas board members resign, Governor Abbott welcomes resignations

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, February 23 – Electrical “Reliability” Council of Texas (ERCOT) Chairman Sally Talberg of Michigan has resigned from the Board of Directors of the organization, which has received substantial blame for the power blackouts occurring during the winter storm last week in Texas, according to a filing by […]

Governor Abbott’s waiver of regulations raises serious questions why those regulations existed at all or are they monopoly-driven

Governor Abbott’s waiver of regulations raises serious questions why those regulations existed at all or are they monopoly-driven

Image: Are industry regulations, especially in plumbing and other trades, just monopoly-driven? The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, February 22 – State disaster declarations and Texas Governor Greg Abbott have become the poster children for abuse of government power and the rewarding of political favors to friends in the guise of “public safety” or “public […]

Texas Governor Abbott’s 2022-23 “budget” nothing more than spending wishlist

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, February 10 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has claimed to have released his “Budget” for the 2022-2023 biennium for the State of Texas. In reality, the document Abbott released last Friday, February 5, 2021, is nothing but a “wishlist” for spending programs with which Abbott may pander to special […]

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