Former Montgomery County Engineer Mark Mooney’s new job with County vendor LJA raises troubling ethics issues

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Houston, March 19 – Less than one year after he retired from the Montgomery County government on May 24, 2019, former Montgomery County Engineer Mark Mooney has taken a lucrative position as the Business Development Representative of LJA Engineerning, Inc., a major County vendor over whose work Mooney […]

With Judge Keough, Representative Toth, and County Attorney Griffin as dignitaries, Montgomery County Ethics Commission holds historic first meeting, elects Whittington as leader

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 7 – The Montgomery County Ethics Commission held its historic first meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020, in the Commissioners Courtroom in the Sadler Administration in downtown Conroe. As one of its first acts of business, the Commission’s nine members in attendance voted unanimously to elect Amanda Whittington as […]

Montgomery County Ethics Commission to hold historic first meeting Monday, January 6, 2 p.m.

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, January 6 – The Montgomery County Ethics Commission, established under the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act, which Governor Greg Abbott signed into law in June, 2019, will hold its historic first meeting on Monday, January 6, 2020, at 2 p.m., in the Montgomery County Commissioners […]

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Court opts into Ethics Commission provision of Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 9 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously, 4 to 0, to opt into the ethics commission provisions of the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act. Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley was absent from the meeting. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s […]