Texas’ lieutenant governor says US should get ‘back to work’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ lieutenant governor said Monday night that the U.S. should get back to work in the face of the global pandemic and that people over the age of 70, who the Centers for Disease Control says are at higher risk for the Chinese coronavirus, will “take care of ourselves.” Republican Lt. […]

Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday raised concern about private firearm sales but didn’t commit to crack down on them or act on gun control issues following a meeting on ways to prevent mass shootings such as the El Paso attack that killed 22 people. While lawmakers are feeling pressure […]

Governor Abbott, other Texas officials urge continued prosecution of marijuana possession laws, vindicate Montgomery County District Attorney Ligon’s position in face of democrats’ pushing drug culture

Governor Abbott, other Texas officials urge continued prosecution of marijuana possession laws, vindicate Montgomery County District Attorney Ligon’s position in face of democrats’ pushing drug culture

Image: Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon made clear to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, that his Office would continue to prosecute marijuana possession cases in Montgomery County, despite the bizarre lobbying by democrats and other liberals to end such prosecutions as a result of the problems Senate Bill 1325, […]

Lieutenant Governor Patrick appoints Senator Creighton as Chairman of Senate Select Committee on Ports

Austin, February 20 – Today Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announced the reactivation of the Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports, under the chairmanship of Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe). Following the 85th Regular Session, then Chairman Creighton was selected to lead this very same committee to discuss the economic benefit of the Panama Canal expansion to Texas […]

Lieutenant Governor Patrick removes Senator Seliger as Ag Committee Chairman for lewd comments about female staffer

Austin, January 22 – After Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo)  suffered disappointment, because Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) as Chairman of the Higher Education Committee instead of Seliger, Seliger went on the radio to declare that he recommended the female staffer working for the Lieutenant Governor use “her lips and my backend.” […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick for re-election

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick for re-election in the November 6, 2018, General Election. Patrick has done a superb job serving in the most powerful position in the Texas government, for the constitutional structure of this State gives the Lieutenant Governor the […]

After Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Government Patrick, State Republican Executive Committee speak against tollroads, Commissioner Noack (who has opposed the Tx-249 Tollway) calls for an end to County funding for the project

After Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Government Patrick, State Republican Executive Committee speak against tollroads, Commissioner Noack (who has opposed the Tx-249 Tollway) calls for an end to County funding for the project

Image: Cover of Report “Highway Boondoggles 2” which lists the Tx-249 Tollway Extension as one of the ten worst highway boondoggles in the United States. Conroe and The Woodlands, December 8 – Montgomery County citizens have overwhelmingly opposed the Tx-249 Tollway project that Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and […]

Senator Creighton rips SJRA, General Manager Jace Houston: “I’m embarrassed the public has to hear that answer”

Senator Creighton rips SJRA, General Manager Jace Houston: “I’m embarrassed the public has to hear that answer”

Image: State Senator Brandon Creighton (center in dark suit), Republican of Conroe, cross-examined San Jacinto River Authority General Jace Houston during the Senate Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs Committee hearing at the East Montgomery County Improvement District in New Caney on Monday, October 16, 2017. New Caney, October 17 – State Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican […]

Creighton clarifies his precise goal for Jones Forest, provides update on 85th Texas Legislature

The Woodlands, April 3 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told The Golden Hammer Sunday afternoon, “My goal for the upcoming committee hearing on Senate Bill 1964 would be to restrict the entire forest to its current use, which is undeveloped, until the Texas A&M System talks about its preferences and has a conversation with […]