County Treasurer Davenport releases procedures manual, no surprise that it’s junk; but there was a problem…

County Treasurer Davenport releases procedures manual, no surprise that it’s junk; but there was a problem…

Image: One of the pages of information County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport withheld from public view, claiming that it was a trade secret, proprietary information, and a key to how to “manipulate” the County finance system. Conroe, March 9 – After Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ordered her to do so, Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport […]

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright: “AG ruling exactly in accord with advice we gave County Treasurer Davenport 90 days ago which she refused to follow”

Conroe, March 3 – “Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s ruling is exactly in accordance with the advice we gave County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport 90 days ago,” said Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright of the official State of Texas decision ordering Davenport to release her office procedures manual that she attempt to withhold from public view […]

Breaking News: Texas Attorney General Paxton rules against Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport, orders her to stop hiding her office procedures manual from public!

Breaking News: Texas Attorney General Paxton rules against Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport, orders her to stop hiding her office procedures manual from public!

Image: Top of letter ruling from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton who has ordered Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport to stop withholding from the public her office procedures manual. Paxton issued the ruling on February 28, 2018. BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, March 1- Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton has ordered Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport […]

Montgomery County Treasurer Davenport fails to address upcoming ERP spending debacle

Conroe, January 21 – With the Montgomery County government planning to spend between sixteen and twenty-five million dollars ($16-25 million!!!) on an Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) system, one might hope that the Montgomery County Treasurer, Stephanne Davenport, who is one of the two people overseeing the project, might have some idea of its actual cost and […]

Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s tax lien, IRS problems, other financial snafus raise troubling concerns that she’s ignorantly manipulating county finances

Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s tax lien, IRS problems, other financial snafus raise troubling concerns that she’s ignorantly manipulating county finances

Image: Texas State Tax Lien for Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s failure to pay sales taxes due from a side business she had while County Treasurer. The Texas Comptroller filed the Tax Lien against Davenport, under her previous name Stephanne Hope Laviolette, in the Real Property Records of Montgomery County on January 26, 2015. Conroe, […]

Major County financial reporting and manipulation issue erupts during District Judge debate, portends need for reforms during 2018

Major County financial reporting and manipulation issue erupts during District Judge debate, portends need for reforms during 2018

Image: Moderator Paul Gebolys and candidates Jo Ann Linzer and Kristin Bays enjoy a laugh, as they discuss the doctrine of reliction under Texas law, before the beginning of the first 284th District Judge candidate forum of the 2018 election cycle and Shenandoah City Hall on January 4, 2018. Conroe, January 5 – A major issue […]

MORNING EXTRA! Gustavsen knew “manipulation of the county finance system” not part of job duties

MORNING EXTRA! Conroe, January 5 – Yesterday County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport admitted in a written statement that the County Treasurer Office procedures manual that she’s hiding from the public contains “step by step instructions on how to manipulate the county finance system.” Therefore, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper asked her predecessor Martha Gustavsen […]

County Treasurer Davenport admits procedure manual she’s hiding from public “contains step by step instructions on how to manipulate the county finance system”!

County Treasurer Davenport admits procedure manual she’s hiding from public “contains step by step instructions on how to manipulate the county finance system”!

Corruption: County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (left) with husband and local political boss Marc Davenport (right). Conroe, January 5 – Another major development has occurred to explain why Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport has refused to release her procedures manual in response to a Texas Public Information Act/Open Records Act request by Conroe Independent School District […]

Retired County Treasurer Martha Gustavsen endorses Melanie Pryor Bush over incumbent Davenport

Conroe, January 4 – Retired Montgomery County Treasurer Martha Gustavsen, one of the most popular figures in the history of Montgomery County politics, has endorsed Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees President Melanie Pryor Bush to replace incumbent County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport. Gustavsen had hired Davenport as a secretary in the County Treasurer’s Department […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Melanie Pryor Bush for Montgomery County Treasurer in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election

The Golden Hammer endorses Melanie Pryor Bush for Montgomery County Treasurer in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election

Image: Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees President Melanie Pryor Bush with her husband Alan Bush at her campaign kickoff for Montgomery County Treasurer in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer endorses Conroe ISD President Melanie Pryor Bush for Montgomery County Treasurer in the March 6, […]