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 […]

Guest Editorialist Ginger Russell: Showdown at the Commissioners Court: Citizens need to attend TODAY at 10 a.m. to fight against higher taxes

Guest Editorialist Ginger Russell: Showdown at the Commissioners Court: Citizens need to attend TODAY at 10 a.m. to fight against higher taxes

Image: Wyatt Earp, second from left in the front row, with other members of the ironically named Dodge City Peace Commission, including Luke Short, second from the left in the back row, and, to the right of Short, wearing a bowler, Bat Masterson.  The photo was taken about a year and a half after the shootout […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton warns Cameron County Judge of potential liability for dictating how private religious schools may operate

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, September 8 – Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday, September 4, 2020, issued a letter to Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, warning against a control order issued jointly by Judge Treviño and the county’s health authority that specifically dictates how religious private schools may operate. The order, which attempts to prohibit in-person […]

Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Montgomery County Hospital District Chair Whatley sends stern message to Texas and America: “Stop spreading fear”

Image: Message from the Montgomery County Hospital District whose Board Chair, Georgette Whatley, has expressed that it’s time to “stop spreading fear.” BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, August 25 – Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) Board Chair Georgette Whatley, an elected official in Montgomery County, strongly expressed that it’s time to “Stop spreading fear.” Whatley pointed to […]

Editorial: For salaries of $178,134.34 per year, it’s time for Montgomery County Commissioners to do their job!

Editorial: For salaries of $178,134.34 per year, it’s time for Montgomery County Commissioners to do their job!

Kelli Ann Cox, Publisher, The Golden Hammer It’s truly unbelievable. Why can’t the County Commissioners and the Montgomery County Judge do their jobs? They surely are able to collect their paychecks. We pay members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court $178,134.34 per year in salaries. In addition to that, they receive $71,788.14 in annual benefits, for […]

Statistics reveal important lessons regarding the Chinese Coronavirus response

Statistics reveal important lessons regarding the Chinese Coronavirus response

Image: This statistical analysis, which commercial realtor Jeff Williams prepared by taking numbers directly from the Montgomery County government’s daily reports and compiling them into the graph, reveals that government mandates in response to the Chinese Coronavirus were little more than panic which had no impact whatsoever on the course of the disease. The Golden […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador skewer taxpayers with tax, spending increase for FY 2021 Budget, with County Judge Keough complicit in increased spending

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador skewer taxpayers with tax, spending increase for FY 2021 Budget, with County Judge Keough complicit in increased spending

Image: Four of the five members of the Commissioners Court prayed before they voted to increase taxes on the citizens of Montgomery County in the midst of the economic depression they caused in their panicked response to the Chinese Coronavirus. One of the members of the Commissioners Court stared around the room during the prayer. […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court continues spending of tax dollars as though Chinese Coronavirus economic catastrophe never occurred, Doyalesque secrecy retakes County government

Montgomery County Commissioners Court continues spending of tax dollars as though Chinese Coronavirus economic catastrophe never occurred, Doyalesque secrecy retakes County government

Image: In the “Payment of Accounts” agenda item, now included in Doyalesque style once again on the super secret “consent agenda,” the Montgomery County Commissioners Court intends to spend $11,801,037 during the Tuesday, June 23, 2020, meeting. Do they not recall that the County government decimated the local economy by mandating business closures, church closures, […]

Governor Abbott pushes Texas to Phase III of Reopening, while Montgomery County’s active cases remain on flat curve, chicken execs indicted for price fixing

Image: Attorney General William Barr, center, stands in Lafayette Park across from the White House as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The United States Department of Justice, which Barr heads, successfully obtained four […]

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