Power Top Ten #5: Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador

Conroe, December 16 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador is the 5th most powerful person in Montgomery County. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, continues the tradition of listing the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County. The Power Top Ten doesn’t commemorate the ten best people in Montgomery […]

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Austin and Conroe, December 15 – In the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, Republican voters will vote on Proposition 2, a nonbonding ballot proposition which reads, “No governmental entity should ever construct or fund construction of toll roads without voter approval.” As Republican Party of Texas Spokesperson Jamie Bennett explained, “The propositions are non-binding, […]

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 1 County Commissioner received The Golden Hammer Award on December 12, 2017, for hammering the taxpayers with respect to Metts’ sexual harassment of a County government employee and with respect to paying money to give drinks and snacks to sex offenders. Conroe, December 14 – Montgomery County […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal leads poor ratings for November 28 Commissioners Court

Conroe, December 11 – When the Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets, they waste taxpayer money. November 28, 2017, was certainly no exception. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party of Texas Platform. Points are good. The number of points depends upon the amount […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive Golden Hammer for plundering more than half of million dollars from their much-needed road materials accounts

Conroe, Magnolia, and Willis, December 3 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received The Golden Hammer Award – for hammering the taxpayers – on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting for squandering more than $500,000 of budgeted funds for much-needed asphalt and road […]

Meador seeks to divert $277,764 from his road and bridge asphalt account to create five new salaries, Noack likely to go along

Conroe, November 25 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador wants to move $277,764 from his “asphalt and road materials” account and hire four new operator positions and give a giant raise to a current members of his road crew. With benefits and salaries, the average amount for the five positions will  exceed $55,552. Meador […]

Ugly November 14 Commissioners Court meeting reveals Doyal, Riley, Meador indifference

Conroe, November 20 – The Montgomery County Commissioner’s November 14, 2017, meeting was ugly. County Judge Craig Doyal and the members of the Commissioners Court didn’t seem to comprehend what was happening during the event. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party of […]

During November 14 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, 5 times when they had no idea what they were voting to approve

During November 14 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, 5 times when they had no idea what they were voting to approve

Image: When government acts, it usually messes things up. On November 14, 2017, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court considered at least five items about which they had no idea what they were discussing. Conroe, November 19 – The November 14, 2017, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting was ugly. At least five times during the meeting, […]

High Noon Extra! CPS Board President Jaggers apologizes for adoption resolutions, while County Judge, Commissioners’ inattention raises major issue of concern

HIGH NOON EXTRA! BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 17 – CPS Board President Terri Jaggers, who also runs a nonprofit adoption organization, apologized to the community, to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and to the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court for the wording of the Montgomery County Adoption Day and Montgomery County Adoption Month resolutions which […]

Meador will likely have to stay in the Commissioners Court meeting for Tx-249 Tollway vote, should leave for MCAD

Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador drinks a lot of coffee to stay awake and goes to the men’s room quite a lot during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meetings. On three occasions during the past year, proposals to spend money on the ever unpopular Tx-249 Tollway, the $73 million 3.6 mile […]

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