Editorial: Noack and Riley should feel ashamed for betraying Montgomery County citizens

Eric Yollick, Editor-in-Chief, The Golden Hammer Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack should feel ashamed for his abject betrayal of Montgomery County citizens in the Commissioners Court “budget workshop.” Noack began the “budget workshop” with a carefully-planned proposal to give himself and all County government employees an across-the-board 5% pay raise, which will cost taxpayers […]

After year of destruction of lives, jobs, families, incomes, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, elected officials reward themselves with 5% pay raise

After year of destruction of lives, jobs, families, incomes, Montgomery County Commissioners Court, elected officials reward themselves with 5% pay raise

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court decision to reward themselves five percent (5%) across-the-board pay raises for all County government employees amounts to nothing short of treason, after more than a year of the government’s destruction of lives, jobs, families, and incomes among the private citizens who suffer the local tax burden. The Golden Hammer […]

Commissioner Charlie Riley transcends into Montgomery County’s own version of Dr. Strangelove during discussion of massive 5% across-the-board salary increases

Tags The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, July 29 – Montgomery County has gained its own version of “Dr. Strangelove” in none other than Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley. At the end of producer and director Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant movie Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Peter Sellers […]

State Representative Toth files bill to stop paying lawmakers who break quorum

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, July 14 – On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, State Representative Steve Toth (R-The Woodlands) filed House Bill 270 in response to Democrat lawmakers abandoning the Special Session of the Texas Legislature.. HB 270 would withhold taxpayer dollars for a year from legislators who prevent a quorum by skipping […]

Noack acts as bulwark to keep County government budget salaries on track

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, June 15 – While the other four members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court seem to do anything they can to spend more tax dollars, raise government spending, and devise new ways to spend “other people’s money,” one County Commissioner, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, […]

Metts, Noack get into tiff over mid-year budget increases during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 5 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts angrily tried to embarrass Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack during the Tuesday, April 27, 2021, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Metts objected to Noack’s proposal to add an additional operations assistant to the Precinct 3 Commissioner […]

Solid Gold 50: The highest paid Montgomery County government employees, 2021, unmask County’s spending problem, as regular citizens struggle to make ends meet

Solid Gold 50: The highest paid Montgomery County government employees, 2021, unmask County’s spending problem, as regular citizens struggle to make ends meet

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, March 31 – Is public service a sacrifice? Not in the Montgomery County government, known as “the most corrupt county government in Texas.” In Montgomery County, public service is a method of enrichment, not sacrifice. The “Solid Gold 50,” the highest paid County government employees, lead the way towards […]

Sex, diamonds, misuse of public funds sink Magnolia VFD into abyss of treachery under terminated Chief Vincent

Sex, diamonds, misuse of public funds sink Magnolia VFD into abyss of treachery under terminated Chief Vincent

Image: Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Elise Noriega, who has never had any fire training, and receives $142,000 per year, plus other benefits. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Magnolia, March 2 – Sex, diamonds, and the misuse of public funds have besmirched the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) and created a leadership mess, […]

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 […]

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