Passage of Ethics Commission marks positive first Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting for Fiscal Year 2020

Passage of Ethics Commission marks positive first Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting for Fiscal Year 2020

Image: With Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley absent, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, at its first regular meeting during Fiscal Year 2020 on October 8, 2019, acted decisively and unanimously in approving an Ethics Commission to take advantage of the provisions of the JD Lambright Local Government Reform Act, which the Texas Legislature […]

Former County Judge Sadler warns of threats to future of Montgomery County in dire speech to Montgomery County Tea Party

Former County Judge Sadler warns of threats to future of Montgomery County in dire speech to Montgomery County Tea Party

Image: Former Montgomery County Judge Alan B. “Barb” Sadler, one of the most revered political leaders in our community, spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party on Monday, November 18, 2019, concerning “Issues and Threats to the Future of Montgomery County.” The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 19 – One of the most revered political […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to have chance to relieve citizens from Commissioner Riley’s excessive HGAC absenteeism, which has cost tens of millions of dollars

Montgomery County Commissioners Court to have chance to relieve citizens from Commissioner Riley’s excessive HGAC absenteeism, which has cost tens of millions of dollars

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 18 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court will have the chance on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, to relieve the citizens from Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley’s excessive absenteeism, which has cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, from his duties as the County government’s representative on the Transportation Policy […]

Guest Editorial: Commissioners Court continues to disappoint by failing to support law enforcement

Eric Yollick, Former Publisher, The Golden Hammer In “state of nature theory” within John Locke’s Second Treatise, government’s legitimate purpose is to provide law enforcement, to provide for the national defense, and, in some instances, to resolve private disputes which otherwise wouldn’t obtain resolution. Clearly, law enforcement and the national defense are government functions which decision […]

Commissioner Noack chides Budget Director Carter for failing to provide “Salary Schedule” in advance of Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Commissioner Noack chides Budget Director Carter for failing to provide “Salary Schedule” in advance of Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack legitimately complained about the fact that Budget Director Amanda Carter wanted the Commissioners Court to approve the “Salary Schedule” for the entire Montgomery County government without seeing it prior to the meeting. The Commissioners Court voted 4 to 1 to approve the “Salary Schedule” blindly, since they’re […]

Ready to let the government raise your children? Send them to Willis High School, as English teacher Lane pronounces government predominance over parents

Ready to let the government raise your children? Send them to Willis High School, as English teacher Lane pronounces government predominance over parents

Image: Willis High School English teacher Anthony Lane doesn’t believe parents should be sovereign over their children but rather that teachers know better what moral believes to engender in children. Willis, November 14 – Since at least 1923, in the United States Supreme Court decision of Meyer versus Nebraska, it has continuously been the law of the […]

Commissioners Court ethics commission selections raise issue whether Lambright Law about to go down in flames

Commissioners Court ethics commission selections raise issue whether Lambright Law about to go down in flames

Image: Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador has nominated City of Conroe Director of Community Development Nancy Mikeska to serve on the Montgomery County Ethics Commissioner for the 2020-2021 term. Mikeska appears with Conroe City Councilmen Raymond McDonald, Jody Czajkoski, and Duane Ham (left to right). Conroe, November 11 – At the Tuesday, November […]

Guest Editorial: It’s time to get the eye back on the ball

Guest Editorial: It’s time to get the eye back on the ball

Image: The giant eyeball of watchful citizens? Eric Yollick, Former Publisher, The Golden Hammer, and Guest Editorialist It’s time for the citizens of Montgomery County to get the eye back on the ball of government spending. Watching and reporting about abusive government spending has been the core mission of The Golden Hammer. This newspaper will return to […]

Taking people’s money by force, Conroe ISD acting like thugs to win passage of $677.3 Million Bond

Taking people’s money by force, Conroe ISD acting like thugs to win passage of $677.3 Million Bond

Image: On Friday, October 18, 2019, Conroe ISD subjected high school football fans to a pro-bond political advocacy video during the Woodlands High School football game. Conroe, October 24 – Renowned conservative political activist Amy Hedtke has said, “There is nothing responsible in taking people’s money by force.” Nevertheless, that is precisely what Conroe Independent […]

Precinct 3 Commissioner Noack discounts benefits of Woodlands incorporation during Commissioners Court discussion

Conroe and The Woodlands, October 24 – With Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack spearheading the discussion, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court made clear that a transition to a municipality by the Woodlands Township would be substantially more costly than some presently believe. “I want to clarify some mis-information,” Noack said during the regular […]

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