County Judge Doyal, Treasurer Davenport bring 2017 to close with ugly final Commissioners Court meeting

County Judge Doyal, Treasurer Davenport bring 2017 to close with ugly final Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 29 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport brought 2017 to a close with an ugly final Commissioners Court meeting on December 19, 2017. Davenport embarrassed herself with her childish attempt to get the Commissioners Court members overrule the Texas Open Records Act so that she can hide her […]

County Attorney Lambright refuses to represent corrupt Treasurer Davenport before AG, while Bush asks for quick decision to require County Treasurer to make procedures public before March Election

Conroe, December 28 – Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s efforts to hide her office policies from the public suffered two additional blows during the past week. First, County Attorney J.D. Lambright refused to represent Davenport in seeking an opinion from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that Davenport doesn’t have to disclose her office procedures manual […]

Editorial: Keep the eye on the ball (smaller government), don’t overreact, and don’t wish harm on others

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer As we head into some very serious elections, tough political debates, and a new year, it’s important that we keep our eye on the ball: we need smaller government. We need government that doesn’t spend our money so freely, that doesn’t spend wastefully, that doesn’t keep raising our taxes, and that […]

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright sets Treasurer Davenport straight about open government after her childish presentation

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright sets Treasurer Davenport straight about open government after her childish presentation

Image: Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport and County Attorney J.D. Lambright discussed the Open Records Act request for Davenport’s County’s Treasurer’s policies and procedures manual before the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Davenport seeks to hide her policies and procedures from the public. Lambright believes the policies and procedures of Davenport’s County Office […]

Perils face the citizens at upcoming Commissioners Court meeting

Perils face the citizens at upcoming Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 18 – There are many perils facing Montgomery County citizens at the final Commissioners Court meeting of this extraordinarily corrupt county government. This article only summarizes the problems many of which County Judge Craig Doyal, the King of Secrecy, has hidden on the “consent agenda.” After The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, […]

Turns out what County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport is really hiding is that she doesn’t really have procedures for her very simple, yet overstaffed, office

Conroe, December 17 – Thanks to the fair-mindedness of an employee in the Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office and two similar individuals in the County Attorney’s Office, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper has had an opportunity to ascertain – late last night – what County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport is actually hiding by so fiercely […]

Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport to violate Texas Open Records Act, Texas Open Meetings Act in attempt at government secrecy

Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport to violate Texas Open Records Act, Texas Open Meetings Act in attempt at government secrecy

BREAKING NEWS! Image: Embattled Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Conroe, December 16 – In trying to hide her government office policies and procedures from the public, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport is seeking to violate both the Texas Open Records Act/Public Information Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act together. Ignorance and viciousness are a bad […]

Editorial: Congressman Kevin Brady, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport must explain why Brady “endorsed” sexual harasser Metts

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer On Saturday, December 9, at 10 a.m., JP James Metts held a so-called “Unity” rally where he announced he was running for Montgomery County Commissioner, a step up even though the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found that Metts made multiple sexual advances on a Montgomery County employee inside his court […]

Congressman Brady’s Campaign Manager signs “sign-in sheet” which Metts campaign later claims to be endorsement list

Congressman Brady’s Campaign Manager signs “sign-in sheet” which Metts campaign later claims to be endorsement list

Image: Official United States House of Representatives Portrait of Kevin Brady, Republican Congressman from The Woodlands, Chairman of the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee. New Caney and The Woodlands, December 10 – The announcement that United States Congressman Kevin Brady, Republican of The Woodlands who is Chairman of the House Ways […]

Montgomery County Government “For Sale” (Part 11): Marc Davenport’s in charge

Montgomery County Government “For Sale” (Part 11): Marc Davenport’s in charge

Image: Corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport (right) standing next to Montgomery Police Chief James Napolitano who doesn’t look very comfortable appearing in the photograph. Conroe, December 5 – When it comes to Montgomery County government purchasing and information technology decisions, there’s no question who’s in charge: corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport. Davenport, who […]