Texas House Speaker Phelan appoints Metcalf as Chairman of powerful House State Affairs Committee

Texas House Speaker Phelan appoints Metcalf as Chairman of powerful House State Affairs Committee

Image: State Representative Will Metcalf of Conroe with his family. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 11 – Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan appointed State Representative Will Metcalf, Republican of Conroe, as interim Chairman of the powerful House State Affairs Committee yesterday afternoon. Metcalf replaces Chris Paddie, the Marshall State Representative who resigned from […]

Texas House Redistricting Chairman Hunter releases proposed statewide State House redistricting map to include splitting Montgomery County into four districts

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Montgomery County, October 1 – State Representative Todd Hunter, Republican of Corpus Christi and the Chairman of the Texas House of Representatives Redistricting Committee, released his proposed maps for redistricting Texas House of Representatives Districts yesterday afternoon. The maps include Hunter’s proposal to divide Montgomery County into four […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host State Representative Metcalf providing “Legislative Review,” political analyst Graff on elitist HB 1082

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, April 9 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live, YouTube, and Roku show found at MCPLive.TV, will host popular conservative Republican Texas Representative Will Metcalf. Political analyst Billy Graff will discuss the elitist legislation favoring elected officials, House Bill 1082. The variety segment at the end […]

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Sheriff’s Office have begun to play the game of “towopoly” through the unnecessary regulation of towing companies at the behest of the most politically influential ones, such as Milstead Towing, TJ Knox (EMC Towing), and Dustin Rutherford (multiple towing companies). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, […]

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Image: State Representative Will Metcalf (left), Republican of Conroe, with Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the State Capitol in Austin in February, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and Austin, March 1 – On February 9, 2021, during a regular Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts said, “We’re […]

Texas Speaker Phelan announces committee appointments, as Metcalf, Toth receive influential assignments

Ashley Burke, Chief of The Golden Hammer‘s Austin Bureau Austin and Conroe, February 8 – On Thursday, February 4, 2021, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan announced the committee appointments for the Texas House during the 87th Legislative Session. Two weeks ago, during the House Rules debate, Representative Brian Slaton, proposed an House Rules Amendment 3, that […]

Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Commissioner Noack’s move to defer Court’s support of new courts saves taxpayers millions

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack likely saved taxpayers between 1 and 10 million dollars by his motion to defer a Commissioners Court endorsement of the creation of two new county courts at law at the January 12, 2021, Commissioners Court meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 28 – Montgomery County […]

Toth, Creighton, others deliver giant ethics victory to Montgomery County, GOP statewide with passage of House Bill 1495 (JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act)

Toth, Creighton, others deliver giant ethics victory to Montgomery County, GOP statewide with passage of House Bill 1495 (JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act)

Image: Left to right: State Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe and the Author of the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act, and State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe and Senate Sponsor of the legislation, celebrate passage of the bill on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the stairwell outside of the House of […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas House Speaker Bonnen announces committee assignments, gives Metcalf, Toth, Bell strong positions

BREAKING NEWS! Austin, January 23 – Texas House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced his committee assignments for the 86th Texas Legislature this morning. All three Representatives from Montgomery County, Steve Toth of The Woodlands, Will Metcalf of Conroe, and Cecil Bell of Montgomery, received very important committee assignments. Speaker Bonnen appointed Metcalf to the […]