Home addresses of Montgomery County Commissioners Court reveal why Montgomery County property taxes so high

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 13 – The home addresses of the five members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court reveal the reason why Montgomery County property taxes are so high, actually for a number of reasons. The Golden Hammer is publishing the home addresses of these major local government-spenders in protest of the […]

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Montgomery County’s “Towopoly” draws complaints from local towing companies

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court and Sheriff’s Office have begun to play the game of “towopoly” through the unnecessary regulation of towing companies at the behest of the most politically influential ones, such as Milstead Towing, TJ Knox (EMC Towing), and Dustin Rutherford (multiple towing companies). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Montgomery County, […]

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Montgomery County Towing Regulations: Crony Capitalism Or Public Safety Measure, Part 2 Of 2

Image: State Representative Will Metcalf (left), Republican of Conroe, with Texas Governor Greg Abbott at the State Capitol in Austin in February, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and Austin, March 1 – On February 9, 2021, during a regular Commissioners Court meeting, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts said, “We’re […]

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Volcano of tax dollar spending erupts during judges’ request to Commissioners Court for two new courts

Image: Just as a small eruption broke open an enormous volcanic fissure in Kilauea during the past month in Hawaii, an approximately $1.1 million spending request from the Montgomery County Board of Judges opened a gigantic tax-dollar spending fissure in the Montgomery County Commissioners Court during the Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Regular Meeting of the […]

Riley’s liberal political machine decimates Montgomery County Republican Party’s General Election campaign

Riley’s liberal political machine decimates Montgomery County Republican Party’s General Election campaign

Image: Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, who filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2002 and now controls the Montgomery County Republican Party and the “Republican Voters of Texas PAC,” appeared with Democrat Jimmie Dotson, who is running for election to the Woodlands Township Board of Directors in the November 3, 2020, General Election. The […]

Commissioners Court approves construction of at least $18 million Forensics Center with no plans, specifications, knowledge

Commissioners Court approves construction of at least $18 million Forensics Center with no plans, specifications, knowledge

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack tried to stop the Montgomery County Commissioners Court from committing to construction of a Forensics Center, which will cost at least $18.1 million to the taxpayers, but the Riley-Meador-Metts tax dollar spending freight train stop rolled over him. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 23 – […]

Businessman Tibbs angers Montgomery County Commissioners Court members by telling the truth that they get favorable treatment on their property tax appraisals from the Appraisal District

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 11 – Local businessman Dennis Tibbs spoke at the September 8, 2020, Special Meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court and drew the ire of three of the five Court members – Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, County Judge Mark Keough, and Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts – […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Metts’ staff gets in tiff over which Commissioner should get credit for Court’s September 8 no new tax vote

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, New Caney, and The Woodlands, September 10 – A brawl erupted on social media between the staff of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, who spoke for himself. The dispute erupted on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, after the Commissioners Court voted to […]

Gregory Parker, Guest Editorial: Corruption, cronyism continues in Montgomery County government

Gregory Parker, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer “There are no necessary evils in government; Its evils exist only in its abuses.” ~ President Andrew Jackson. Previously I wrote an article entitled “Why the Worst Rise to the Top?” In it, I identified three factors that aid the worst individuals in their rise to the top: […]

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