Texas Supreme Court issues full unanimous opinion that House Speaker Dade Phelan may cause arrest of absent Texas House Democrats to require attendance

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, August 18 – The Texas Supreme Court made a full and final ruling that Texas House of Representatives Speaker may cause the arrest of absent Texas House Democrats and that any district judge who attempts to restrain enforcement of the arrest warrants has abused his or her discretion. Justice […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Supreme Court issues emergency stay in AG Paxton’s proceeding to permit Texas House Speaker Phelan’s 52 arrest warrants to stand

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, August 11 – On Sunday, August 8, 2021, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan issued fifty-two (52) civil arrest warrants for the Democrat state representatives who refused to attend the second Special Session so they could prevent the House from reaching the two-thirds quorum requirement under the Texas […]

Dems walk, stop Texas GOP’s sweeping voting restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats pulled off a dramatic, last-ditch walkout in the state House of Representatives on Sunday night to block passage of one of the most restrictive voting bills in the U.S., leaving Republicans with no choice but to abandon a midnight deadline and declare the legislative session essentially over. The revolt […]

Elitist Texas House unanimously passes House Bill 1082 to give themselves “safety and privacy” from public, extends to all elected officials who can keep their property tax appraisals secret

Elitist Texas House unanimously passes House Bill 1082 to give themselves “safety and privacy” from public, extends to all elected officials who can keep their property tax appraisals secret

Image: Four dangerous criminals (???) protesting during the 86th Texas Legislature in front of disgraced former Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s home in Angleton after Bonnen (innocently?) blocked the passage of gun rights legislation. The four perps are, from left to right, Maureen Ball, Bob Bagley, Sandi Curtis, and Kelli Cox, all of Montgomery County. The Golden […]

Republicans call for formal investigation of Texas House Speaker Bonnen, will likely appoint Special Prosecutor: but could the hearing be a horrible trick?!

BREAKING NEWS! Dallas and Austin, August 8 – State Representative Morgan Meyer, the Chairman of the House General Investigating Committee and a Republican from Dallas, has called for his Committee to conduct a formal investigation. The Golden Hammer has confirmed with two members of the Texas House of Representatives and a staff member of the General […]

JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act passes Texas Senate, now moves to Texas House!

Austin, April 9 – The JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act passed the Texas Senate yesterday afternoon at 3:57 p.m., on a 30 to 1 vote. Senator Brandon Creighton, Republican of Conroe, spoke in favor of the legislation, which passed without additional discussion on the Floor of the Senate. Very soon afterwards, Senator Creighton […]

In historic vote, Texas House Republican Caucus votes 83 to 0 to back Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton) as next Speaker of the House

Austin, December 2 – For the first time in history, the Republican Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives voted to back one of its own as Speaker of the House for the upcoming 86th Legislature. By an 83 to 0 vote, the entire Caucus voted to back Representative Dennis Bonnen, Republican of Angleton, as […]