Georgia GOP’s choice for governor sets up historic contest

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republicans have chosen Brian Kemp to face Democrat Stacey Abrams for governor. Their November matchup will test history and highlight the widening gulf between the two major parties in style and substance in the era of President Donald Trump. Kemp, a two-term secretary of state, trounced longtime Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in […]

Republican advances in California primary with Trump’s help

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Cox, a Republican business owner who has tried and failed for nearly two decades to win elected office, snagged a spot in the November runoff for California governor with the help of President Donald Trump, but that support could hurt him in the winner-take-all race with Democrat Gavin Newsom. Cox […]

Missouri governor defiant after indictment linked to affair

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before he was elected. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim […]

Comparing Montgomery County Commissioner salaries to the 50 state governors is nauseating

Conroe, February 11 – The Montgomery County Judge and County Commissioners make exorbitant salaries. They’re abusive. The following is a chart of those salaries in comparison to the 15 largest counties in Texas. The following chart is from Zippia, Inc., an employment placement company which also provides salaries and benefits analyses to its clients. So […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Governor Greg Abbott for re-election as Governor in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Under the Texas Constitution, the Governor of Texas is not a particularly powerful position, but the office does give its holder an excellent platform to speak out […]