Empower Texans threatens Montgomery County with lawsuit over Doyal’s unlawful removal of GOP leader Reed during April 24 CC meeting

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, May 8 – An attorney for Empower Texans sent a demand letter to Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright on April 25, 2018, after Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal unlawfully forced the removal of GOP leader Reagan Reed during the April 24, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. Doyal directed Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Billy Jordan […]

County Attorney Lambright places executive session on May 8 Court agenda regarding County Judge Doyal’s trampling of GOP Precinct Chairman Reed’s constitutional rights

Conroe, May 7 – Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright has asked for an executive session to consult with the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about “contemplated litigation” concerning County Judge Craig Doyal’s trampling of the free speech rights under the United States and Texas Constitutions of GOP Precinct Chairman Reagan Reed during the April 24, 2018, […]

Animal Control employee’s DWI bond conditions raise troubling issues for County’s liability

Conroe, May 2 – The bond conditions after Montgomery County Animal Control officer Sarah Jean Coleman’s Driving While Intoxicated arrest on February 4, 2018, raise troubling issues for the Montgomery County government with respect to potential liability for Coleman’s possible conduct while driving County vehicles. Coleman is a highly-respected Animal Control officer for the County’s […]

Clarification: County Attorney Lambright called for public meeting after the executive session at Tuesday Commissioners Court

Conroe, March 21 – The Golden Hammer clarifies the story we ran about Montgomery County Treasurer’s wrongful release of County government employees’ names, dates of birth, and social security numbers, “Commissioner Noack’s Public Frustration Erupts From Secret Meeting Between Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Treasurer,” The Golden Hammer, March 21, 2018. The story contained the following paragraph: “Before the […]

Secretive Doyal Commissioners Court to assess potentially massive damage to 79 County employees from County Treasurer Davenport’s release of names, birthdates, and social security numbers – in secret

Secretive Doyal Commissioners Court to assess potentially massive damage to 79 County employees from County Treasurer Davenport’s release of names, birthdates, and social security numbers – in secret

Image: Ironically, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, at the urging of secretive County Judge Craig Doyal, intends to hold a secretive executive session on Tuesday to discuss the fallout from County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s release of full names, dates of birth, and social security numbers of seventy-nine (79) County government employees. Conroe, March 17 – […]

Editorial: All the way around, County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport’s behavior regarding her “procedures manual” has been abominable

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer At the beginning, on December 1, 2017, Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport told Melanie Pryor Bush and Justin Pulliam, who requested a copy of her office procedures manual, that she couldn’t produce the document to them as “public information” because she had to protect the personal identifying information, including dates of […]

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright having to notify County employees whose names and social security numbers County Treasurer Davenport released to public, while DA, County Attorney investigate legal ramifications

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright having to notify County employees whose names and social security numbers County Treasurer Davenport released to public, while DA, County Attorney investigate legal ramifications

Image: Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport (right) with her nepotistic hire County Judge Craig Doyal’s daughter (left). Conroe, March 10 – When Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ruled on March 1, 2018, that Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport must release her office procedures manual and overruled Davenport’s objections to the public disclosure, the Attorney General […]

County Attorney Lambright talks about what the 2018 elections mean

Conroe, March 8 – Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright spoke with The Golden Hammer about the meaning citizens should take from the results of the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, and how his office has treated issues involved in County politics. Lambright has been instrumental in fighting for ethics reform and for openness and transparency […]

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 […]

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