Eckhart’s GOP Primary challenge to Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley focuses on wasteful spending, ethics

Eckhart’s GOP Primary challenge to Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley focuses on wasteful spending, ethics

Image: Jennifer Eckhart, second from left, shown with her husband Steve (far right) and three sons. Eckhart, an immensely successful businesswoman, is challenging Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, July 26 – Jennifer Eckhart, an immensely successful businesswoman and mother […]

Embattled ESD #10 fails to address ethics issues in Annual Audit Report to Commissioners Court, as County Judge Keough proposes to sweep sex, diamonds, ethics lapses under secretive “consent agenda”

Embattled ESD #10 fails to address ethics issues in Annual Audit Report to Commissioners Court, as County Judge Keough proposes to sweep sex, diamonds, ethics lapses under secretive “consent agenda”

Image: Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Elise Noriega, who has never had any fire training, has repeatedly failed her firefighter certification examination, and receives $142,000 per year, plus other benefits. Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has attempted to sweep the sex, diamonds, and other ethics lapses under the rug of the super-secretive “consent […]

Superintendant Null’s lies about video’s existence, “critical race theory” raise ethical issue shaking Conroe ISD to its core

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 24 – When 18-year-old graduating senior Konner Earnest last Tuesday, May 18, 2021, played a videotape recording of Woodlands High School English teacher Heidi Bardenhagen espousing “critical race theory” and chiding her white students during a dual-credit English class, the videotape shook Conroe Independent School District (CISD) to […]

Thanks, Uncle Charlie: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley promotes nephew with huge raise in crass nepotism

Thanks, Uncle Charlie: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Riley promotes nephew with huge raise in crass nepotism

Image: Uncle Charlie Riley (in orange shirt and cowboy hat on left) hugging his new Senior Foreman Brady Copeland (center), a family affair for which Montgomery County taxpayers get to pay. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia and Conroe, April 27 – Charlie Riley, the Knave of Nepotism, has struck again! Hidden and buried deep […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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