Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Doyal campaign ad violates Texas Election Code, state ethics guidelines, County Code of Ethics, constitutes Class A misdemeanor

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal appearing in campaign ad filed at a conference table inside the County’s Sadler Administration Building. The ad began to air on social media on May 21, 2017. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, May 21 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal violated the Texas Election Code and Texas Ethics Commission […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Judge.

The Montgomery County government needs a County Judge for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line with FBI […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 2

The Montgomery County government needs a Precinct 2 County Commissioner for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line […]

Editorial: The Golden Hammer endorses County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport for re-election on March 6, 2018

THE GOLDEN HAMMER EDITORIAL BOARD The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses Stephanne Davenport for re-election as Montgomery County’s Treasurer in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. So far, Davenport runs unopposed for this position. The Golden Hammer hopes and respectfully suggests that no one should file to challenge Davenport for the Treasurer’s […]

The 2018 Commissioners Court elections appear likely to make Noack an even lonelier “reformer”

Conroe, May 5 – It’s still 10 months off from the Republican Primary Election. Nevertheless, one of the most frequent comments The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, receives from readers is that they are hopeful that after the 2018 elections, the County Commissioners Court will change its makeup. Just for fun, it’s time […]

Political leader Betty Anderson writes letter to Board of Pardons and Paroles asking for Heath’s release

Publisher’s Note: Longtime political leader and activist Betty Anderson shared her letter to the Board of Pardons and Paroles with The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, this afternoon. Anderson has provided an excellent summary of the situation involving Montgomery County’s longtime resident Adrian Heath, who just transferred to the Texas Department of Criminal […]

Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans pulled out a victory in Kansas in the first of four U.S. House special elections to replace GOP congressmen named to top jobs in President Donald Trump’s administration, but the next contest for a seat in Georgia could be tougher to hold. The margin of victory […]

US ambassador: No question Russia meddled in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there’s no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and that the actions of the Kremlin will be addressed after the investigations are completed. “We don’t want any country involved in our elections, ever,” Nikki Haley said in an interview aired Sunday […]

Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the defeat of a Michigan congressman and member of a conservative group of U.S. House lawmakers who derailed the White House on legislation to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law. Government ethics lawyers said the tweet […]

US House race offers insight into shifting Democratic Party

MICHAEL R. BLOOD, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crowded campaign for an open congressional seat in a strongly Democratic district in Southern California could provide a hint about the direction of the party in the age of Donald Trump. The race among nearly two dozen candidates for the vacant House seat in a […]

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