Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 3 Of 4: Purchases personal vehicle for County Judge’s chief of staff to denude Precinct 4 road budget

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 3 Of 4: Purchases personal vehicle for County Judge’s chief of staff to denude Precinct 4 road budget

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps’ brand new GMC Yukon, parked outside of the Sadler Administration Building in downtown Conroe, courtesy of Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 12 – Within a mere eight (8) days after Mark Keough came into office as […]

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 2 of 4: Retribution against East Montgomery County Fair Association’s Annual Rodeo

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 2 of 4: Retribution against East Montgomery County Fair Association’s Annual Rodeo

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Caney, September 7 – As Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts heads out the door at the end of 2022, after Republican voters rejected him in the Republican Primary Election and instead chose Matt Gray as the County Commissioner representing and serving East Montgomery County, Metts has begun […]

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 1 of 4: Turning back on East Montgomery County Fair Association

Commissioner Metts’ Corrupt Departure, Part 1 of 4: Turning back on East Montgomery County Fair Association

Image: Outgoing Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Caney, September 6 – When Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts came into office on January 1, 2019, many signs pointed to a level of corruption and turning his back on the people of East Montgomery County that those […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes unanimously to raise taxes, award themselves hefty pay raise and largest spending budget in history

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes unanimously to raise taxes, award themselves hefty pay raise and largest spending budget in history

Image: What the Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted to do to the finances of Montgomery County families. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 10 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to raise County property taxes on local families and businesses a whopping thirteen point six percent (13.6%), one of the largest tax […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court members to spend secretive $100K more on “veterans park” tribute to themselves

Montgomery County Commissioners Court members to spend secretive $100K more on “veterans park” tribute to themselves

Image: The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park has served primarily as a tribute of local elected officials to themselves. On May 31, 2022, Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley enjoyed paying tribute to himself at the park. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 26 – Hidden on the super secretive “consent agenda” of […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough, in deal with voter-rejected Commissioner Metts, seeks to slap GOP supporters in face, transfer Precinct 4 employee to become taxpayer-funded lobbyist

Montgomery County Judge Keough, in deal with voter-rejected Commissioner Metts, seeks to slap GOP supporters in face, transfer Precinct 4 employee to become taxpayer-funded lobbyist

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has continued his focus in serving Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts over any interests of the citizens from the beginning of his term through the present, when Keough has come to the aid of a Metts political appointee who will lose her job when Metts’ replacement comes into office […]

Getting rid of Mrs. Bush, Part 1 of 3: Payroll problems abound with new accounting systems, as Commissioners scramble set up new politically-charged payroll department

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 16 – The March 7, 2022, decision by the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to take away elected County Treasurer Melanie Pryor Bush’s payroll duties clearly was little more than political payback for her comments critical of the Montgomery County government during a January 15 telephone conversation with Montgomery […]

What Commissioner-Elect Gray’s electoral victory means to Montgomery County

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Caney and Conroe, March 3 – Matt Gray’s upset victory over Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts could bring a tidal wave of change to that office in New Caney and possibly even to the operations of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The East Montgomery County business community […]

EAST COUNTY UPSET with Gray unseating Metts (!), Luttrell coasts to victory in Congressional race, as Republican Primary otherwise yields few surprises

EAST COUNTY UPSET with Gray unseating Metts (!), Luttrell coasts to victory in Congressional race, as Republican Primary otherwise yields few surprises

Image: Commissioner Precinct 4 – Elect Matt Gray. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and New Caney, March 2 – The voters of East Montgomery County, Commissioner Precinct 4, delivered a major upset in the March 1, 2022, Republican Primary Election, when they unseated longtime politician James Metts, who was running for re-election after one […]

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