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 […]

County Attorney Lambright Leads Judge, Commissioners to Ignore Conflict of Interest Provision in 3-Week Old “Code of Ethics”

Conroe, February 14 – On the advice of County Attorney Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright, who has become the “chief enabler” for extravagant government spending and unethical conduct, the five-member County Commissioners Court directly violated the “Code of Ethics” which they formally adopted on January 24. All five – the County Judge and the Commissioners […]

C’mon, Kids, Let’s Avoid the Clear Code of Ethics Violation 3 Weeks Into the New County Ethics Code!

Conroe, February 13 – On Tuesday, the members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court are set to violate the Code of Ethics only three weeks into its existence. Pretending to be the Montgomery County Toll Road Authority (MCTRA), which borrows millions and millions of dollars from the County to fund Doyal’s and Riley’s pet Tx-249 […]

Some Respectful Suggestions for County Attorney J.D. Lambright 

When J.D. Lambright ran for County Attorney in 2012 and for re-election in 2016, he argued for good government, for open government, and for a government of the people. Lambright made clear that he wanted to work for the citizens and that he stood for reform of the County government. That’s why the local Tea […]

“You Don’t Have to Worry About Spending Tax Money When You’re Not Paying It”: J.D. “Ice Man” Lambright Had Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars of Federal Tax Liens Which He Failed to Disclose While Running for and Serving as County Attorney

“You Don’t Have to Worry About Spending Tax Money When You’re Not Paying It”: J.D. “Ice Man” Lambright Had Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars of Federal Tax Liens Which He Failed to Disclose While Running for and Serving as County Attorney

Conroe, February 11 – J.D. Lambright failed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal taxes, including federal withholding and employment taxes for his employees, and failed to disclose his failure to pay those taxes while running for Montgomery County Attorney. The United States Internal Revenue Service had filed Federal Tax Liens against Lambright […]

BREAKING NEWS: County Commissioners Court Pre-Meeting Meetings Canceled

Conroe, February 9, – There will no longer be pre-meeting meetings to discuss the County Commissioners Court agenda for fear that those meetings potentially violated the Texas Open Meetings Act. Habitually, County Judge Craig Doyal and his staff had sent out drafts of the Commissioners Court agenda on the Thursday before Tuesday Commissioners Court meetings […]

Lambright Employees’ Comments About “Ice in the Slime Machine” Display Terrible Anti-Citizen Office Culture He’s Engendered

Conroe, January 5 – Written comments of several employees from within County Attorney J.D. Lambright’s Office about The Golden Hammer’s article “Ice in the Slime Machine” (February 2, 2017) put on public display the terribly anti-citizen office culture Lambright has engendered among the County employees under his supervision. When one shakes a tree, some leaves […]

State Bar Reprimands County Attorney Lambright for Dismissing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Without Telling His Client About It

State Bar Reprimands County Attorney Lambright for Dismissing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Without Telling His Client About It

Conroe, February 3 – In the course of The Golden Hammer reporting a 3-part series on how Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright is the most expensive and costly County Attorney in the history of the State of Texas, several people contacted the newspaper about a terrible circumstance which Lambright made a lot worse. While the […]