Commissioner Metts uses County employees to set up and clean after campaign fundraiser

Commissioner Metts uses County employees to set up and clean after campaign fundraiser

Image: The room inside the Bull Sallas Fairgrounds in East Montgomery County where Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts held a campaign fundraiser and directed Montgomery County government employees to set up and clean after the March 20, 2019, event. New Caney, May 22 – Instead of tending to their duties as County employees […]

“People’s Judge” Keough tries to remove SH 242 tolls, but Commissioners cling to tax collections with excuses at April 9 meeting, as ratings plummet

“People’s Judge” Keough tries to remove SH 242 tolls, but Commissioners cling to tax collections with excuses at April 9 meeting, as ratings plummet

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” fought for the citizens of Montgomery County on April 9 to remove the SH 242 flyover tolls, but he faced intransigent Commissioners on the Commissioners Court. Conroe, May 7 – At the April 9, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, County Judge Mark Keough […]

“The Golden Hammer” goes to Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Metts for his “arbitrary” opposition to government spending reductions

Conroe, May 15 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts received “The Golden Hammer Award” for his “arbitrary” opposition to government spending reductions. On May 6, Metts sent a memo to every Montgomery County government Department head that he opposed calls for “arbitrary” spending reductions, clearly referring to the request of the Citizens Budget […]

Commissioner Metts calls out to all County government departments NOT to reduce spending, adopts socialist credo that government take credit for Montgomery County development

Commissioner Metts calls out to all County government departments NOT to reduce spending, adopts socialist credo that government take credit for Montgomery County development

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts seems to have adopted the atheistic socialism of Karl Marx. New Caney, May 7 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts, who has always supported Big Government and opposed conservative and Republican Party principles his entire political career, called for County government Department Directors not “to curtail […]

Metts’ own public relations team gets him in trouble for safety violations

New Caney, April 22 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts’ use of taxpayer-funded public relations backfired on him last week when his public relations team posted photographs of Metts, his convicted felon foreman Greg Long, and others supervising a road repair without following the Montgomery County Safety Policy Manual for employees. Metts and […]

With terminated County Auditor Martin as Chief of Staff, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Metts flunks time sheet audit

With terminated County Auditor Martin as Chief of Staff, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Metts flunks time sheet audit

Conroe and New Caney, April 19 – With terminated County Auditor Phyllis Martin as his Chief of Staff, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts flunked an internal audit of his employees’ time sheets. Montgomery County Auditor Rakesh Pandey and his internal audit staff conducted the completed audit, which found twenty-nine (29) errors with respect […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against removing tolls on State Highway 242 flyovers

Conroe, April 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough sought to alleviate traffic by removing the flyover tolls at the intersection of State Highway 242 and Interstate 45. The Commissioners Court members would hear none of that sensible proposal and voted it down two (Keough, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack) to three (Precinct 4 Commissioner […]

Personnel issues, changes – many positive, some not so – offer interesting window into secretive Montgomery County government

Conroe, April 8 – Several Montgomery County Departments face personnel changes, increased spending, and disciplinary actions in the Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting. Some of the changes, such as many that have occurred in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office of Sheriff Rand Henderson have been positive. Some are not so positive, however, and […]

The Golden Hammer’s Publisher dies in what Judge Mack deems “freak accident,” public integrity investigation clears all involved within minutes of death

Conroe, April 1 – The Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, died early this morning after a car, which corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport drove, ran him over in the parking lot of a grocery store in Conroe. Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack, who was a passenger in […]

Precinct 4 Commissioner Metts re-hires his cousin in Precinct 4 office

New Caney, March 25 – Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts, hard at work creating a Precinct 4 Commissioners Office which is entirely loyal to him politically but wholly lacks merit or ability to perform their road-and-bridge tasks, has re-hired his first cousin, Jane Metts Landers, as a Clerk for $16.50 per hour with County […]

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