Montgomery County government spending growth accelerates under Commissioner Riley after Doyal’s departure as County Judge

Montgomery County government spending growth accelerates under Commissioner Riley after Doyal’s departure as County Judge

Image: With Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley squarely in control of the Montgomery County government, it’s no surprise that County government spending has increased substantially. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, June 16 – With Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley firmly in control of the County Commissioners Court, since […]

Noack acts as bulwark to keep County government budget salaries on track

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 15 – While the other four members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court seem to do anything they can to spend more tax dollars, raise government spending, and devise new ways to spend “other people’s money,” one County Commissioner, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, […]

Millsaps, Keough lead taxpayers off cliff in Montgomery County temperature scanner debacle; will County Judge buy robot China Virus sniffers next?

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 14 – Twenty (20) temperature scanners Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough and his Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps purchased, without bids, from a political crony of theirs, Holly Arbuckle, cost local taxpayers $30,000 and were worthless, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper has confirmed. Originally, county employees […]

Upcoming Budget hearing: why county governments should reduce spending way below the “no new revenue” tax rate (effective tax rate)

Upcoming Budget hearing: why county governments should reduce spending way below the “no new revenue” tax rate (effective tax rate)

Image: Mama always said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” The reaction of Montgomery County and other Texas local governments to the China Virus fit that phrase perfectly. Now, as the upcoming budget season begins for those local governments, they should pay the price as reparations to the taxpayers’ lives they destroyed. The Golden Hammer Staff […]

The Golden Hammer exclusive: secret documents reveal Montgomery County towing advisory board pushes more restrictive “towopoly” to use regulation to crush competition

The Golden Hammer exclusive: secret documents reveal Montgomery County towing advisory board pushes more restrictive “towopoly” to use regulation to crush competition

Image: A select group of Montgomery County towing companies have created the perfect situation where they control the Montgomery County Commissioners Court’s towing policy and push their competition out of business. A secret cache of documents from the so-called “towing advisory board” to the Commissioners Court has revealed their intentions to knock business competitors out […]

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Commissioner Noack sneakily single-handedly slays Woodlands Parkway Extension, reveals why Woodlands incorporation unnecessary

Image: F.M. 2978 Commercial Tract Replat No. 1, establishing the T-intersection at F.M. 2978 and the west terminus of Woodlands Parkway as the location of a big box store and commercial shopping center. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands and Conroe, June 7 – Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack sneakily and single-handedly […]

If you think the federal government’s spending growth is the problem, think again: corrupt Montgomery County’s (Texas) greatly exceeds the federal government’s spending growth rate

If you think the federal government’s spending growth is the problem, think again: corrupt Montgomery County’s (Texas) greatly exceeds the federal government’s spending growth rate

Image: Montgomery County, Texas, known as “the most corrupt county in Texas.” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., Austin, and Conroe, June 4 – It’s easy to complain about the growth in federal government spending during the past 20 years. Every dollar the federal government spends represents an additional loss of freedom for two […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host 8th Congressional District candidate, decorated veteran Hullihan at noon today

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Conroe, June 4 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live, YouTube, and Roku show found at MCPLive.TV, will host 8th Congressional District candidate and decorated veteran and Navy Pilot Jonathan Hullihan at noon on Friday, June 4, 2021. Hullihan, a graduate of New Caney High School, Texas State […]

Former Magnolia Fire Chief Vincent pleads guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity, as ESD #10 seeks to recover from Riley-driven sex scandal

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, May 28 – Former Magnolia Fire Chief Gary Vincent, who, along with Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, was at the epicenter of the scandal involving Emergency Services District #10 (ESD #10), which this newspaper broker earlier this year, pled guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack pins blame for Infor software disaster on Riley, as Court defers action to spend $9 million on new voting machines

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 27 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack pinned the $16 million Infor Enterprise Resource Planning software “disaster” squarely on Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, the only Court member who voted for the disastrously-useless and complex software in 2018 over Noack’s objection at the time. The matter came […]