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 […]

Pro-government spending associations issue deceptive report about county spending; county judges, commissioners attempt to blame everyone else

Image: “The Cost of Government: Six Significant Cost-Drivers Not Addressed by SB 2,” Report of Texas Association of Counties, County Judges and Commissioners Association, and others. Austin, March 7 – As part of their efforts to defeat meaningful property tax reform during the 85th Texas Legislature, the Texas Association of Counties (TAC), the County Judges […]

KPRC Channel 2 to run special interview of County Commissioner Noack criticizing high speed rail: “abuse of eminent domain”

KPRC Channel 2 to run special interview of County Commissioner Noack criticizing high speed rail: “abuse of eminent domain”

The Woodlands, March 5 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack will appear in a special interview on KPRC Channel 2 News at 10 p.m., CST, Monday, March 6, 2017, to criticize the proposed high speed rail project which the Texas Legislature is considering for central Texas. Although the project would be privately owned and […]

Commissioner Mike Meador: “I don’t care what it says” about resolution detailing County management organization

Conroe, February 28 – During discussion on February 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting, of the January, 2015, resolution which inappropriately placed the County’s management and organization under the supervision of County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador stated emphatically, “I don’t care what it says” because Meador wanted the power […]

Commissioners Court Ratings For February 28, 2017: Doyal’s school finance reform resolution was so hollow that a parliament of owls could reside inside of it.

Image: Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley, Mike Meador, James Noack, Jim Clark, jim fredricks, Jerry Don “Ice Man” Lambright, and Melanie Bush posing as a parliament of owls. Doyal is the owl completely upside down. Riley is on his back with wings spread and feet crossed. Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading […]

Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, who bullied Commissioner Jim Clark after the February 28 Commissioners Court for Clark’s vote against the $100 million Tx-249 3.6 mile extension, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway project. Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer has confirmed that Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley called Precinct 4 […]

CISD Destination Imagination teams advance to state competition

Conroe, March 3 –  Over 172 teams from Conroe ISD competed in the Destination Imagination (D.I.) Regional Tournament held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Oak Ridge High School with 19 CISD teams advancing to the D.I. State Tournament taking place April 7-8 in Lubbock, Texas. D.I. is an extraordinary, extracurricular competition where student teams, […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY JUDGE CRAIG DOYAL, PRECINCT 1 COMMISSIONER MIKE MEADOR, AND COUNTY AUDITOR PHYLLIS MARTIN

March 3, 2017 Honorable Craig Doyal, County Judge Honorable Mike Meador, Precinct 1 Commissioner Honorable Phyllis Martin, County Auditor Dear Judge Doyal, Commissioner Meador, and Ms. Martin, Senator Phil Gramm predicted in 1996 during a speech in College Station that the United States would suffer a fiscal collapse if government spending increased at its 1990s […]

Doyal, Meador, Martin usurp budget process, plan to begin secret meetings on County spending

Doyal, Meador, Martin usurp budget process, plan to begin secret meetings on County spending

Image: Montgomery County  Auditor Phyllis Martin, sitting at her desk at Commissioners Court. Conroe, February 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to establish a Budget Review Committee that would meet in secret but report to the Commissioners Court once in a while. The Budget Review Committee will include County Judge Craig Doyal, […]