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 […]

Capital murder conviction for 1998 burning of Robert Middleton stands, thanks to outstanding work by County Attorney Lambright and DA Ligon

Conroe and Austin, December 22 – On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas denied Don Collins’s request to have his capital murder conviction reviewed by that court. District Attorney Brett Ligon and County Attorney J D Lambright have both expressed their satisfaction with the ruling. District Attorney Ligon commented that “the prosecutors who […]

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright sets Treasurer Davenport straight about open government after her childish presentation

Montgomery County Attorney Lambright sets Treasurer Davenport straight about open government after her childish presentation

Image: Montgomery County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport and County Attorney J.D. Lambright discussed the Open Records Act request for Davenport’s County’s Treasurer’s policies and procedures manual before the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Davenport seeks to hide her policies and procedures from the public. Lambright believes the policies and procedures of Davenport’s County Office […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court terminates troubled AFC contract for CPS parental termination cases

Conroe, October 11 – “It was the right thing for the County to do,” said County Attorney J.D. Lambright after the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously after a lengthy executive session to terminate the County’s contract with nonprofit corporation Advocates for Families in Crisis (AFC) at the conclusion of the October 10, 2017, Commissioners […]

Renowned child welfare attorney Hall distances herself from scofflaw vendor AFC, as Commissioners Court heads into Tuesday executive session to discuss contract

Renowned child welfare attorney Hall distances herself from scofflaw vendor AFC, as Commissioners Court heads into Tuesday executive session to discuss contract

Image: Renowned child welfare attorney Stephanie J. Hall (center) with two friends. Conroe, October 6 – Renowned child welfare attorney Stephanie J. Hall issued a statement to The Golden Hammer this afternoon in which she distanced herself from Advocates for Families in Crisis (AFC), the County vendor which finds itself in an institutional crisis as a […]

Million dollar crisis besmirches County vendor AFC

Conroe, October 5 – A crisis has besmirched the $989,240 per year vendor, Advocates for Families in Crisis (AFC), a nonprofit organization that has a lucrative County government contract to provide “Managed Assigned Counsel” (MAC) services in Child Protective Services (“CPS”) parental termination cases. What’s particularly sad about the problems is that it seems that […]

County government (finally) implements proper security procedures in Sadler Building

Conroe, September 26 – The Montgomery County government quietly succumbed to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Texas on Friday, September 22, 2017, after this newspaper complained about the clear violation of citizens’ constitutional rights by the installation and operation of a metal detector at the front entrance […]