Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Image: Message from the Montgomery County Hospital District whose Board Chair, Georgette Whatley, has expressed that it’s time to “stop spreading fear.” BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 25 – Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) Board Chair Georgette Whatley, an elected official in Montgomery County, strongly expressed that it’s time to “Stop spreading fear.” Whatley pointed to […]

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Austin (AP), July 23 – Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck pickup and will be a second U.S. manufacturing site for the Model Y small SUV, largely for […]

Slouching Towards Totalitarianism, Contact Tracing, Part 4 of 7: Do you trust these people to protect your privacy under the Constitution?

Slouching Towards Totalitarianism, Contact Tracing, Part 4 of 7: Do you trust these people to protect your privacy under the Constitution?

Image: The Board of Directors of MTX Group, Inc., based in Albany, New York, which received a $295.2 million contract from the Texas Department of State Health Services to implement digital contact tracing throughout the State of Texas in order to identify with whom individuals have been in contact to prevent the spread of the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Governor Abbott issues 3 Executive Orders to begin reopening Texas businesses, parks

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, April 17 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced this afternoon that he has issued three (3) Executive Orders to begin to allow Texas businesses to reopen as long, as they follow certain guidelines and procedures, on Friday, April 24, 2020. Governor Abbott will permit the reopening of Texas […]

Court allows Texas to ban most abortions during virus crisis

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court sided Tuesday with Texas in allowing it to ban most abortions while the state is under an emergency order that limits non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic. A panel of judges at the New Orleans-based Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a decision by a lower court […]

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don’t qualify as essential surgeries. Attorney General Ken Paxton said Monday that the order issued over the weekend by Gov. Greg Abbott barred “any type of abortion that is […]

What to watch as 14 states vote in Super Tuesday primaries

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates are racing toward the biggest day on the primary calendar, when 14 states vote on Super Tuesday. It’s the day when the primary moves from retail to wholesale. Instead of one state voting at a time, candidates have to focus on contests in every region of the […]

Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for new laws

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ muscular gun-rights lobby swiftly pushed back after Gov. Greg Abbott raised the possibility of tighter firearms laws in response to a gunman killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart. The resistance could test the relationship between gun-rights groups, Abbott and the state’s Republican leadership, which eased gun restrictions after […]

State sues over Texas plant fire

HOUSTON (AP) — The State of Texas has filed a court petition seeking action against a company whose plant caught fire near Houston on Tuesday. One worker was killed and two were injured critically in the fire at the KMCO chemical plant in Crosby. The Texas Attorney General’s office filed the petition in state district […]

Bribery scandal exposes sports side door to admissions

Eds: Adds comments from a former compliance officer and a current compliance officer. With BC-US–College Admissions-Bribery. With AP Photos. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest scandal to taint college athletics hit sports far from the spotlight and exposed a seamy side door into some of the nation’s elite universities: coaches taking bribes to recruit non-athletes […]