Editorial: Texas Governor Abbott must call special session on overarching issue of banning taxpayer funded lobbying

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Grassroots conservative activists are on edge across the State of Texas. They’re entirely justified in those feelings. The 86th Texas Legislature failed to accomplish some major priorities, such as lowering government spending, passing robust statewide property tax reform, eliminating the complexity of school finance and state intervention into public schools, passing […]

Editorial: Total War: Sorry, Senator Bob Hall, but CPS stealing children isn’t a big deal when government is the answer to every problem

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer We live in a society where government is the solution to which we look for every problem. When your response to your home suffering flooding during a major rainstorm is “why didn’t the government prevent this disaster from happening,” then you should fully expect that government will choose whether or not […]

Texas Senate Ratings: 86th Texas Legislative Session, 10 Major Votes; Senators Hall, Hancock, Hughes receive highest ratings

Texas Senate Ratings: 86th Texas Legislative Session, 10 Major Votes; Senators Hall, Hancock, Hughes receive highest ratings

Image: Senator Bob Hall (left), Republican of Edgewood, had the strongest voting record on major votes of any member of the 86th Texas Legislature. At left, is President Donald Trump. Austin, May 28 – Among the ten most significant votes in the 86th Texas Legislative Session, which adjourned sine die yesterday in Austin, one could make the […]

Ralph Hall, oldest-ever member of US House, dead at age 95

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Ralph Hall, the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House and a man who claimed to have once sold cigarettes and Coca-Cola to the bank-robbing duo of Bonnie and Clyde, has died at age 95. The Republican and World War II pilot died at his home in Rockwall on […]

Sheriff’s Captain Hall investigation over, will receive 3 days’ suspension

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, July 26 – In May, 2018, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office – Public Integrity Division received an anonymous complaint regarding an alleged incident involving Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Captain Damon Hall using county resources for personal use. The allegation was that during Tropical Storm Harvey, Captain Hall had a gas […]

Montgomery County DA pursues discriminatory investigation of Sheriff’s Captain Hall for personal use of County government property

Montgomery County DA pursues discriminatory investigation of Sheriff’s Captain Hall for personal use of County government property

Image: Captain Damon Hall, Homeland Security Division, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Conroe, June 20 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon is investigating Damon W. Hall, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Captain over the Homeland Security and Special Operations Division, for allegations of abuse of official capacity, which seem intensely discriminatory against Captain Hall given […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court terminates troubled AFC contract for CPS parental termination cases

Conroe, October 11 – “It was the right thing for the County to do,” said County Attorney J.D. Lambright after the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously after a lengthy executive session to terminate the County’s contract with nonprofit corporation Advocates for Families in Crisis (AFC) at the conclusion of the October 10, 2017, Commissioners […]

Renowned child welfare attorney Hall distances herself from scofflaw vendor AFC, as Commissioners Court heads into Tuesday executive session to discuss contract

Renowned child welfare attorney Hall distances herself from scofflaw vendor AFC, as Commissioners Court heads into Tuesday executive session to discuss contract

Image: Renowned child welfare attorney Stephanie J. Hall (center) with two friends. Conroe, October 6 – Renowned child welfare attorney Stephanie J. Hall issued a statement to The Golden Hammer this afternoon in which she distanced herself from Advocates for Families in Crisis (AFC), the County vendor which finds itself in an institutional crisis as a […]

Major statewide lobbyist Terri Hall slams Tx-249 Tollway project as $646 million boondoggle that will never be paid off

Conroe, September 8 – Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF) Executive Director Terri Hall sharply criticized the Tx-249 Tollway Extension when she spoke to a packed audience at the Montgomery County Eagle Forum in Conroe on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Her topic was “Tolls: The Hidden Threat to Our Freedom and Travel.” Hall noted […]