Senator Creighton requests AG Paxton legal opinion, in response to Montgomery County government’s CARES Act funds grab

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, September 16 – Montgomery County’s government under the leadership of County Judge Mark Keough and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, the two biggest government spending proponents on the Commissioners Court, refused to acknowledge the $55 per capita distribution to local governments under Congress’ 2020 CARES Act Coronavirus […]

Upcoming Budget hearing: why county governments should reduce spending way below the “no new revenue” tax rate (effective tax rate)

Upcoming Budget hearing: why county governments should reduce spending way below the “no new revenue” tax rate (effective tax rate)

Image: Mama always said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” The reaction of Montgomery County and other Texas local governments to the China Virus fit that phrase perfectly. Now, as the upcoming budget season begins for those local governments, they should pay the price as reparations to the taxpayers’ lives they destroyed. The Golden Hammer Staff […]

Big Brother is Watching You: Montgomery County among state leaders in “Government Intrusion Index”

Conroe, June 19 – Montgomery County, Texas, is one of the leading counties in Texas in the “Government Intrusion Index,” the number of local government taxing authorities per 100,000 population. Montgomery County’s “Government Intrusion Index” is 22.95. That means that Montgomery County has 22.95 local government taxing entities per 100,000 population. The Government Intrusion Index […]