Editorial: It’s time for local government entities to disclose taxpayer-funded lobbying contracts, because that’s the law

Editorial: It’s time for local government entities to disclose taxpayer-funded lobbying contracts, because that’s the law

Image: The namesake of the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act shown appearing before the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on April 10, 2018. Lambright died after a brief battle with cancer on March 9, 2019. His legacy lives on through his great work and through the legislature bearing his name. Kelli Cook, Publisher, The Golden […]

Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Image: Left to right, lobbyist Rob Eissler and Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack. Conroe, June 21 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has placed on the agenda for the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court a proposal to cancel the taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Rob Eissler. […]

State Representative Toth – with help from other leaders – pushes JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act to passage in Texas House!

State Representative Toth – with help from other leaders – pushes JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act to passage in Texas House!

Image: State Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe, shown at left with former County Attorney JD Lambright (center), the namesake for the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act. Austin, May 9 – With brilliant State Representative Steve Toth, Republican of Conroe, guiding his bill to passage, the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough leads Commissioners Court to endorse Lambright Local Government Ethics Law, commit to strengthening County Ethics Code

Conroe, March 27 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough had every good reason to be all smiles yesterday during and after the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Keough led the Court – on a 5 to 0 unanimous vote – to endorse passage of the Lambright Local Government Ethics Law, Senate Bill 710 and House Bill […]