Virus talks on brink of collapse, sides still ‘far apart’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol Thursday night generated a wave of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators. “There’s a handful of very big issues that we are still very far apart” on, […]

US relief checks begin arriving as economic damage piles up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government relief checks began arriving in Americans’ bank accounts as the economic damage to the U.S. from the coronavirus piled up Wednesday and sluggish sales at reopened stores in Europe and China made it clear that business won’t necessarily bounce right back when the crisis eases. With many factories shut down, American […]

Montgomery County has 15 cases, as Democrats block coronavirus relief bill, Governor Abbott pushing forward

Montgomery County has 15 cases, as Democrats block coronavirus relief bill, Governor Abbott pushing forward

Image: President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor look on, during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Conroe, Austin, and Washington, D.C. – Montgomery County now has fifteen (15) positive test result cases of the […]

Doyal, Hess embarrass themselves over comments during Commissioners Court’s Harvey relief effort discussion

Conroe, March 31 – As The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has previously reported, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, bitter over voters’ rejection of his political ambitions in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, has begun to hammer at all attempts at free speech during citizen comments in the Commissioners Court meetings. On […]