Millsaps, Keough lead taxpayers off cliff in Montgomery County temperature scanner debacle; will County Judge buy robot China Virus sniffers next?

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 14 – Twenty (20) temperature scanners Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough and his Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps purchased, without bids, from a political crony of theirs, Holly Arbuckle, cost local taxpayers $30,000 and were worthless, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper has confirmed. Originally, county employees […]

Montgomery County government driver’s appearance at Round Rock political function raises serious Keough ethics questions

Montgomery County government driver’s appearance at Round Rock political function raises serious Keough ethics questions

Image: Deputy Constable Jason Smith (far left), wearing his official Montgomery County government identification, appeared at a Texas Young Republicans political function in Round Rock, Texas, north of Austin, as Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s driver. Montgomery County taxpayers pay Smith’s salary and benefits. This newspaper confirmed Keough did not pay Smith for the driving […]

Conservative Montgomery County joins in startling “Bidenization” of healthcare in response to China Virus

Conservative Montgomery County joins in startling “Bidenization” of healthcare in response to China Virus

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough stands in front of the new Montgomery County government “vaccine hub” where the County government has taken vaccine administration away from private healthcare providers. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Washington, D.C., January 22 – Government officials have asserted power over healthcare which previously occurred in private settings […]

Power Top Ten #7: County Judge’s Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps

Power Top Ten #7: County Judge’s Chief of Staff Jason Millsaps

Image: Jason Millsaps (left), Chief of Staff to the Montgomery County Judge, and his close political ally Kristin Christ (right). The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Montgomery County, December 7 – Jason Millsaps, Chief of Staff to the Montgomery County Judge is the Seventh Most Powerful of the Power Top Ten, the ten most powerful people […]

Commissioners Meador, Noack halt Millsaps’ wild spending spree, questionable Open Meetings Act compliance

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 14 – Jason Millsaps, Chief of Staff to Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, asked the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to spend almost $1 million on document scanning of old genealogy records in the possession of District Clerk Melisa Miller using tax dollars from CARES Act funds at the […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Court cancels Thursday tax showdown meeting, as County government braces for Hurricane Laura

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, August 25 – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported within the past hour that Hurricane Laura is moving west-northwest across the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. The NHC expects Laura to strengthen into a major hurricane by Wednesday night, August 26, 2020. The Golden Hammer has confirmed through the […]

Commissioners Court approves substantial expenditures for COVID-19 response

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 24 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court spent a fortune on the Chinese Coronavirus response, despite common sense pleas of Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack to slow down the expenditures. Each of the spending items passed unanimously, however. Executive Director of Emergency Management Jason Millsaps, who is also […]

BREAKING NEWS! Despite Noack’s sensical argument, Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes to test for Chinese Coronavirus among asymptomatic individuals

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, June 23 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to enter into an interlocal  agreement with the Montgomery County Hospital District to provide testing for Chinese Coronavirus after Director of Emergency Management Jason Millsaps requested the $100,000 expenditure from CARES Act funds the County received from the federal government. At first, […]

63 Chinese coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, with one area most severe, while President Trump considers Tri-State quarantine, Governor Abbott imposes new measures

63 Chinese coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, with one area most severe, while President Trump considers Tri-State quarantine, Governor Abbott imposes new measures

Image: President Donald Trump salutes as the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort pulls away from the pier at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is at right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) BREAKING […]