Texas Attorney General Paxton sustains Yollick’s objection to Conroe ISD “open records” overcharges, directs refund

Texas Attorney General Paxton sustains Yollick’s objection to Conroe ISD “open records” overcharges, directs refund

Image: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (center) met with President Donald Trump (right) and State Senator Brandon Creighton (left) on September 22, 2019, at Ellington Air Force Base in Houston. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, December 5 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued a letter ruling to the Conroe Independent […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton chides Conroe ISD for phony claims of privilege to avoid transparent release of documents; still no Budget

Texas Attorney General Paxton chides Conroe ISD for phony claims of privilege to avoid transparent release of documents; still no Budget

Image: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton overruled Conroe Independent School District’s phony claims of exemptions under the “attorney-client privilege” in an effort to avoid releasing documents in response to a Public Information Act request. Conroe, October 15 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton overruled Conroe Independent School District (CISD) and its General Counsel Carrie Galatas […]

BREAKING NEWS! Senator Creighton meets with President Trump to discuss federal aid after Imelda

BREAKING NEWS! Senator Creighton meets with President Trump to discuss federal aid after Imelda

Image: Senator Brandon Creighton (left), Republican of Conroe, met with President of the United States Donald Trump (right) and Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton (center) on Sunday, September 22, 2019, to discuss federal aid after the Imelda storm. The meeting occurred at Ellington Air Force Base. (Photograph courtesy of State Senator Angela Paxton.) The […]

AG Paxton’s Child Exploitation Unit Arrests Eagle Lake Man for Possession and Promotion of Child Pornography

AUSTIN, August 8 – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 32-year-old Camron Lee Wood, of Eagle Lake, Texas, on one count of possession of child pornography and one count of promotion of child pornography. A CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Riley, Meador, Metts violate Texas Constitution by illegally funding private nonprofit corporations, ignore Noack’s brilliant suggestion

Conroe, August 5 – The Texas Constitution – and numerous Texas Attorney General Opinions – could not be more clear: it is against Texas law for a County government or a city to provide tax dollars to private nonprofit corporations and foundations. Nevertheless, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court – and three of its Commissioners, Mike […]

AG Paxton Asks Fifth Circuit to Let Texas Defund Planned Parenthood Immediately

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to stay a U.S. District Court’s unlawful injunction and allow Texas to immediately end taxpayer payments to Planned Parenthood through the state’s Medicaid program. Last month, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit unanimously lifted the district court’s […]

Montgomery County Grand Jury to begin hearing evidence in Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch case on January 22, operations problems but no suspensions

Montgomery County Grand Jury to begin hearing evidence in Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch case on January 22, operations problems but no suspensions

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden (center, with beard) attended the East Montgomery County Republican Women’s “Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner” on January 9, 2019. PUBLISHER’S NOTE, DECEMBER 31, 2019: THERE HAS BEEN A MAJOR UPDATE TO THIS STORY. THE TEXAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT CLEARED CONSTABLE KENNETH “ROWDY” HAYDEN OF ALMOST ALL CHARGES. […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton Submits Brief In Court Of Criminal Appeals Case Against Criminal Defendant County Judge Doyal’s Pro-Government-Secrecy Position

Austin, September 29 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton submitted a Brief to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in support of Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey’s criminal prosecution of outgoing Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, whom a Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted in June, 2016, for alleged violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”). […]

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agrees to hear Doyal’s criminal case ominously without oral argument

Austin, June 7 – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted the petition for discretionary review in the criminal case against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal for alleged conspiracy to violate the Texas Open Meetings Act yesterday. The Court of Criminal Appeals has not yet granted the petitions in the criminal cases against Precinct 2 […]

BREAKING NEWS! Jefferson County Sheriff Harrison, 2 former Sheriff candidates indicted, arrested for campaign finance violations after Texas AG, Texas Rangers investigate

BREAKING NEWS! Chambers County, April 27 – Jefferson County (Beaumont) Sheriff Zena Harrison, former Sheriff candidate Ray Beck, and former Sheriff candidate Joe Stevenson were indicted by a Chambers County Grand Jury today and arrested for campaign finance violations. The Chambers County Grand Jury unsealed indictments against the three that resulted from a related federal […]