County Treasurer’s Department: More on the Face of Nepotism

County Treasurer’s Department: More on the Face of Nepotism

Image: Patricia Reaves, Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office. Conroe, March 26 – The Golden Hammer has obtained documents that reveal more on the full story about why Montgomery County Treasurer’s Office employee Patricia Reaves suffered a demotion on January 10, 2014, which County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport closely followed with hiring County Judge Craig Doyal’s daughter, Lindsey Doyal, […]

Editorial: Stephanne Davenport is a good person, but look what nepotism made her do

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Stephanne Davenport is a good person. She’s done some fine things for our community. Nevertheless, her close relationship with the County Judge, Craig Doyal, and the raw nepotism there involving his daughter, Lindsey Doyal, have led to her to some actions for which Davenport should at least reconsider her conduct, explain […]

County Treasurer’s Department: Here’s what the face of nepotism looks like, Doyal and Davenport

County Treasurer’s Department: Here’s what the face of nepotism looks like, Doyal and Davenport

Image: Lindsey’s father, County Judge Craig Doyal. Conroe, March 18 – Nepotism involving County Judge Craig Doyal’s daughter has controlled major decisions in the County Treasurer’s Department, despite some direct mis-statements of fact which Doyal and the County Treasurer made during a presentation in Commissioners Court on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Doyal directly asked County […]

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Treasurer Davenport: “There’s a huge lack of integrity there” in the County Human Resources Department

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left) with her husband, Marc Davenport, the brilliant local political consultant (right). Conroe, March 14 – In an unusual juxtaposition and irony, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport accused County Human Resources Director Dodi Shaw and her staff of “a huge lack of integrity there.” Davenport then proceeded to refuse to identify […]

Please don’t politicize criminal prosecutions…

Conroe, March 14 – Did you ever dream that you’d read a pro-Craig Doyal, pro-Charlie Riley, and pro-Marc Davenport piece in The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County ‘s leading daily newspaper? Well, here it is…sort of. First, the caveats. This newspaper and its Publisher do not like the policies and the political behavior of Craig Doyal, the […]

$The 6 Billion Man: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal

Conroe, March 13 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is the $6 billion man when it comes to government spending. The County government budget is $377 million with a crushing $55 million per year of annual debt service and long-term debt of in excess of half a billion dollars. That’s not enough spending for Craig […]

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

No “Riley Two-Step,” Please, for the County Treasurer’s “Reorganization”

Image: County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s Horizontal 2-Step Conroe, March 13 – County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s proposed “reorganization” of her Department on the agenda for tomorrow’s Commissioners Court meeting, and the circumstances surrounding it, legitimately create fears among the taxpayers that we’ll witness another instance of the “Charlie Riley Two-Step,” although this time involving County Judge […]

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

County Treasurer’s embattled “reorganization” highlights March 14 Commissioners Court agenda

Image: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Conroe, March 11 – The embattled departmental “reorganization” of County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, which has caused an outbreak of substantial feuding between her department and Dodi Shaw’s Human Resources Department is one of the highlights of the March 14, 2017, Commissioners Court agenda. Agenda Item 16A under “County Treasurer” might […]

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 […]

Davenport, Shaw Feud Begs for Nepotism, Management Reform; All Four (Craig Doyal, Fredricks, Davenport, Shaw) At Fault

Conroe, February 21 – Over the past four days, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has reported two countervailing stories, each from the perspective of a protagonist, Dodi Shaw, the Montgomery County Human Resources Department (“HR”) Director, and Stephanne Davenport, the countywide elected Treasurer, who, of course, heads the County Treasurer’s Department. (“Breaking […]