It’s time for Doyal to discipline fredricks

It’s time for Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal to discipline his “chief of staff” jim fredricks. fredricks makes $118,000 per year in salary as a County employee, plus, of course, the massive benefits that Doyal pays since he has failed to do anything to control County spending. Let’s look at fredricks’ track record: March 28, […]

Doyal violates County Human Resources policy, chases Animal Shelter Director Jackson away with politically-charged accusations in secret March 24 meeting

Doyal violates County Human Resources policy, chases Animal Shelter Director Jackson away with politically-charged accusations in secret March 24 meeting

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right) with political consultant Marc Davenport (left). Conroe, March 29 – While directly violating Montgomery County’s Employee Policy Manual, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and his “chief of staff” jim fredricks chased away the best Director in the history of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, Charles W. Jackson, who […]

Montgomery County government website experiences major kinks

Conroe, March 25 – Montgomery County’s government website has experienced major problems in the past 24 hours, even before the weather storm hit, and continues to have numerous glitsches, circular links, dead ends, and technical problems. The website, like much of the County government, is a mess. Numerous elected officials have spoken to The Golden Hammer […]

Montgomery County didn’t originate political name-calling

Conroe, March 9 – In recent months, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s “chief of staff” jim fredricks, who posed under the pseudonym “Yizguy” regularly referred to Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack as “little Jimmy” apparently in reference to his height and The Golden Hammer‘s Publisher as “E.T.” apparently in reference to his appearance. Former Animal […]

Paranoia consumes Montgomery County Judge’s office in midst of County Treasurer reorganization, reveals why entire Commissioners Court should manage County government

Conroe, March 8 – Documents, which The Golden Hammer has obtained, reveal the paranoia with which the Montgomery County government operates, the hyper-politicalization, and the reason management and operation of the County government should fall under the entire Commissioners Court rather than a hyper-political County Judge Craig Doyal. After some foot-dragging, County officials eventually released the […]

County Commissioners continue to make joke of “Code of Ethics”

County Commissioners continue to make joke of “Code of Ethics”

Conroe, February 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court, under the “leadership” of County Judge Craig Doyal, continues to mock and ignore the so-called “Code of Ethics” which the Court approved on January 24, 2017. The Court took that action only because the Texas Department of Transportation set a February 7, 2017, deadline by which […]

Martin, Doyal, Meador seek to tuck County budget process into secret committee

ARE THE TAXPAYERS “NOTHING MORE THAN…[CRAIG DOYAL’S] ATM”? Conroe, February 27 – Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin, working closely with County Judge Craig Doyal and “chief of staff” jim fredricks, added an Agenda item to create a secret budget committee that would take the departmental budget review power away from the Commissioners Court and tuck […]

The Endless Corruption of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal

Conroe, February 24 – The corruption of County Judge Craig Doyal is endless. The “Hit List,” nepotism, multi-million dollar conflicts of interest, enforced secrecy, and at least one more item which is frosting on the cake mark his tenure. During a presentation at a Montgomery County Tea Party meeting, a Houston attorney this past Monday […]

The Golden Hammer’s Local “Week in Review”

Conroe, February 19 – Here’s some highlights of what happened in politics and government in Montgomery County during the past week. “County Attorney Lambright Ghost-Edits, Partly Writes Fake News Story in Courier Blog to Slam Critic Yollick; Agador Sparatacus Exposed” (February 10, 2017). County Attorney J.D. Lambright ghost-wrote a Courier article under a reporter’s name to […]