Texas Attorney General Paxton comes to defense of Texas A&M University’s statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross

Texas Attorney General Paxton comes to defense of Texas A&M University’s statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross

Image: The statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, the 19th Governor of Texas, a former President of Texas A&M University, and a Confederate General, stands in the central campus square of Texas A&M University in College Station. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and College Station, August 10 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton came to […]

Jones State Forest bill dies in Texas House, forest remains unprotected

Conroe, June 2 – After a bit of a tortured history, Senate Bill 1964, which, as amended, would have protected the Jones State Forest from future commercial development, died in the Texas House of Representatives when the 85th Texas Legislature came to a close. Creighton filed and then altered his proposed legislation State Senator Brandon […]

“A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now,” Senator Creighton tells vocal “Save Jones State Forest” crowd

Conroe, April 9 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told a vocal “Save Jones Forest” meeting, “A&M won’t advance with any use other than what we see there now” referring to the current use of Jones State Forest along F.M. 1488 in Conroe. In response, the crowded room full of people at the KC […]

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 […]