Judge Hamilton’s comment highlights Commissioners Court meeting: “…we see the best of bad people and the worst of really good people”

Judge Hamilton’s comment highlights Commissioners Court meeting: “…we see the best of bad people and the worst of really good people”

Image: 359th District Judge Kathleen Hamilton (right) and 418th District Judge Tracy Gilbert presented their argument for creation and funding of a new District Court, which would be the eighth in Montgomery County. Conroe, December 3 – The discussion in favor of creation of a new District Court in Montgomery County was the hot issue […]

November 20 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting to display financial mismanagement

November 20 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting to display financial mismanagement

Conroe, November 20 – While the Tuesday, November 20, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court comes only one week after a previous meeting, the “freespending five” have gotten themselves into plenty of mischief at the expense of the taxpayers. The Commissioners Court is engaged in a spend-a-thon under the secretive leadership of lame […]

Montgomery County Judges asking for one additional District Court

Conroe, November 19 – The Montgomery County Board of Judges, which the seven (7) District Judges and five County Court at Law Judges comprise, will request that the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will support a resolution calling for the Texas Legislature to create an eighth District Court in Montgomery County at the  Tuesday, November 20, […]

Commissioner Riley’s revenge, retaliation to overshadow November 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Commissioner Riley’s revenge, retaliation to overshadow November 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley (shown with red face) is as vengeful as an unripe beet. The Renaissance gastronomist, Bartolomeo Platina, recommended ingestion of beetroots with garlic to dispel “garlic breath.” Perhaps, Riley should ingest beetroots to dispel his high blood pressure. Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to examine “the road ahead” at noon today

Montgomery County, November 9 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live/YouTube show will feature a discussion about “the road ahead” after the November 6, 2018, General Election. The show will air at 12 noon, Friday, November 9, 2018, on Facebook Live/YouTube at MCP.TV. While the news media has focused on the number of votes […]

“Name a funding source…” continues as Commissioners Court contingency fund remains citizens’ Pandora’s box

Conroe, October 30 – It was a pitiful display of fiscal irresponsibility all around in the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, when money-losing Lone Star Convention Center Director Scott Carpenter appeared before the Court to ask for more money to cover his mistake. Carpenter had no suggestion for the source of […]

Commissioners Court continues carryover circus

Commissioners Court continues carryover circus

Image: Montgomery County government Budget Director Amanda “The Rubber Stamp” Carter presents some of the carryovers of spending from the previous fiscal year into Fiscal Year 2019 at the October 23, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The look of gloom and doom on the faces of those present tells the story of […]

If voters want to keep their eyes on the ball of reduced government spending, then their two most important votes in Montgomery County are Keough for County Judge and Toth for State Representative

If voters want to keep their eyes on the ball of reduced government spending, then their two most important votes in Montgomery County are Keough for County Judge and Toth for State Representative

Image: The giant eyeball in downtown Dallas. It’s a 30-foot-high Tony Tasset sculpture. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Montgomery County voters and citizen-activists must keep their eyes on the ball throughout his very interesting November 6 General Election. Very clearly, the two most important votes which conservative-minded citizens must cast are for Montgomery County Judge, where […]

If Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s look could kill during a call for ethics reform, The Golden Hammer’s Publisher would now be dead

Conroe, October 11 – On October 9, 2018, during the meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, spoke to the Court and suggested ideas for ethics reform so that Montgomery County might no longer be the “most corrupt County government in Texas.” It’s a shame […]

Sheer ugliness: October 9 Commissioners Court illustrates the how and why of out-of-control spending

Sheer ugliness: October 9 Commissioners Court illustrates the how and why of out-of-control spending

Conroe, October 9 – Within the first five minutes of the meeting, right after approving the minutes of the last meeting, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will spend $10,377,227.19. They approve the expenditures without any discussion, mention, consideration, or review. What the five members of the Commissioners Court – lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig […]

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