Taxing entities elect five reliable pro-taxation votes to Montgomery Central Appraisal District

Conroe, December 20 – Montgomery County’s taxing entities elected five reliable pro-taxation votes to the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Central Appraisal District. Chief Appraiser Tony Belinoski, charged by the Board of Directors to raise property tax appraisals as rapidly as possible to provide higher taxes to the County government, school districts, municipalities, and […]

Penultimate profligacy portrays politicians: Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 ratings

Penultimate profligacy portrays politicians: Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 ratings

Image: Seven extreme liberals who have fought for the growth of government spending and taxes. Bottom row, left to right, Karl Marx, Josef Stalin, Vladimir I. Lenin, Friedrich Engels. Top row, left to right, Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, former American president B. Hussein Obama, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal. Conroe, December 19 […]

Montgomery County Auditor Martin spurs Commissioners Court to spring $25,000 for fancy office for temporary committee meetings

Conroe, December 17 – County Auditor Phyllis Martin’s double-speak convinced the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend $25,000 on an office-space buildout on the third floor of the Sadler Administration Building the need for which is entirely unclear at the present time. While the purpose of the office space would be to provide work space […]

Power Top Ten #5: Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador

Conroe, December 16 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador is the 5th most powerful person in Montgomery County. The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, continues the tradition of listing the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people in Montgomery County. The Power Top Ten doesn’t commemorate the ten best people in Montgomery […]

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Republican Primary Election Proposition 2 on tollroads confronts crony communism in 21st century Texas

Austin and Conroe, December 15 – In the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, Republican voters will vote on Proposition 2, a nonbonding ballot proposition which reads, “No governmental entity should ever construct or fund construction of toll roads without voter approval.” As Republican Party of Texas Spokesperson Jamie Bennett explained, “The propositions are non-binding, […]

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

The Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Meador force taxpayers to pay for sexual misconduct, reward sex offenders

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 1 County Commissioner received The Golden Hammer Award on December 12, 2017, for hammering the taxpayers with respect to Metts’ sexual harassment of a County government employee and with respect to paying money to give drinks and snacks to sex offenders. Conroe, December 14 – Montgomery County […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal leads poor ratings for November 28 Commissioners Court

Conroe, December 11 – When the Montgomery County Commissioners Court meets, they waste taxpayer money. November 28, 2017, was certainly no exception. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party of Texas Platform. Points are good. The number of points depends upon the amount […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Meador receive Golden Hammer for plundering more than half of million dollars from their much-needed road materials accounts

Conroe, Magnolia, and Willis, December 3 – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador received The Golden Hammer Award – for hammering the taxpayers – on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, during the Commissioners Court meeting for squandering more than $500,000 of budgeted funds for much-needed asphalt and road […]

Meador seeks to divert $277,764 from his road and bridge asphalt account to create five new salaries, Noack likely to go along

Conroe, November 25 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador wants to move $277,764 from his “asphalt and road materials” account and hire four new operator positions and give a giant raise to a current members of his road crew. With benefits and salaries, the average amount for the five positions will  exceed $55,552. Meador […]

Ugly November 14 Commissioners Court meeting reveals Doyal, Riley, Meador indifference

Conroe, November 20 – The Montgomery County Commissioner’s November 14, 2017, meeting was ugly. County Judge Craig Doyal and the members of the Commissioners Court didn’t seem to comprehend what was happening during the event. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party of […]