Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 3 Of 4: Purchases personal vehicle for County Judge’s chief of staff to denude Precinct 4 road budget

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 3 Of 4: Purchases personal vehicle for County Judge’s chief of staff to denude Precinct 4 road budget

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps’ brand new GMC Yukon, parked outside of the Sadler Administration Building in downtown Conroe, courtesy of Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 12 – Within a mere eight (8) days after Mark Keough came into office as […]

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 1 of 4: Turning back on East Montgomery County Fair Association

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 1 of 4: Turning back on East Montgomery County Fair Association

Image: Outgoing Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Caney, September 6 – When Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts came into office on January 1, 2019, many signs pointed to a level of corruption and turning his back on the people of East Montgomery County that those […]

Conroe ISD Board browbeats Inman who sought to give beleaguered taxpayers break in face of 15.3% tax increase

Conroe ISD Board browbeats Inman who sought to give beleaguered taxpayers break in face of 15.3% tax increase

Image: Conroe Independent School District Trustee Dale Inman was the lone Board member who voted against a 15.3% tax increase on beleaguered school district taxpayers. The photograph shows Inman at the far right raising his hand to vote as the sole dissenter to raising taxes. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 26 – Not […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes unanimously to raise taxes, award themselves hefty pay raise and largest spending budget in history

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes unanimously to raise taxes, award themselves hefty pay raise and largest spending budget in history

Image: What the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted to do to the finances of Montgomery County families. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 10 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to raise County property taxes on local families and businesses a whopping thirteen point six percent (13.6%), one of the largest tax […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court members to spend secretive $100K more on “veterans park” tribute to themselves

Montgomery County Commissioners Court members to spend secretive $100K more on “veterans park” tribute to themselves

Image: The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park has served primarily as a tribute of local elected officials to themselves. On May 31, 2022, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley enjoyed paying tribute to himself at the park. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 26 – Hidden on the super secretive “consent agenda” of […]

Average US gasoline price falls 32 cents to $4.54 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline plunged 32 cents over the past two weeks to $4.54 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the continued decline comes as crude oil costs also fall. “Further drops at the pump are likely as the wholesale gasoline […]

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility pushes “Texas Prosperity Plan” to eliminate biggest fiscal problems in government

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility pushes “Texas Prosperity Plan” to eliminate biggest fiscal problems in government

Image: Growth of Texas State Government from 1995 through the present. Source: Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, July 19 – Texans for Fiscal Responsibility (TFR) has announced the organization’s endorsement of the “Texas Prosperity Plan,” which it says will eliminate the “biggest fiscal problems in government.” TFR designed the Texas […]

BREAKING NEWS! Fraud, excessive payments, false documents bring down two Montgomery County Judges, lead to dissension among County officials

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 5- Fraud, excessive salary payments, and creation of false government documents have overwhelmed the Montgomery County Board of Judges and the Office of Court Administration (OCA), resulting the abrupt terminations of Associate Judges Paul D’Amico and David Bluestein and OCA Payroll Specialist Berenice Greathouse. The Board of […]

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