Lone Star Groundwater District confronts, demands apology from SJRA for misleading public re subsidence

Lone Star Groundwater District confronts, demands apology from SJRA for misleading public re subsidence

Image: Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District Director Jonathan Prykryl, who represents East Montgomery County on the Board, spoke emphatically to criticize the San Jacinto River Authority during the District’s Tuesday, February 9, 2021, meeting. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 11 – The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District’s (LSGCD) Board of Directors voted, after […]

Beaumont Court of Appeals changes judge panel on precipice of ruling in The Golden Hammer’s case against San Jacinto River Authority

Beaumont Court of Appeals changes judge panel on precipice of ruling in The Golden Hammer’s case against San Jacinto River Authority

Image: Chief Justice Scott Golemon of the Beaumont Court of Appeals. Beaumont, January 6 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals announced on Monday, January 4, 2021, that it was forming a new panel of Justices to determine whether the San Jacinto River Authority should get away with hiding its most important operational document from the […]

Texas Governor Abbott appoints Hillary Clinton supporter, other “establishment” hacks to San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors

Texas Governor Abbott appoints Hillary Clinton supporter, other “establishment” hacks to San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors

Image: Ricardo Mora, M.D. (right), a scion of the political “establishment” with close ties to disgraced former Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (left) as well as to Doyal’s best friend, Bobby Jack Adams, the Vice President of Halff Associates, the largest engineering vendor to the San Jacinto River Authority, received an appointment to the San […]

Texas Sunset Commission staff report fails to address key San Jacinto River Authority issues

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, December 15 – The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission’s bureaucratic staff issued a report to the Sunset Advisory Commission members concerning the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), which faces “sunset” review during the 87th Texas Legislature beginning January 12, 2021. As one might expect of bureaucratic staff, the […]

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy of the People: Part 5 of 5, how citizens can make a difference NOW, as all await Governor’s appointment of three Board members

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy of the People: Part 5 of 5, how citizens can make a difference NOW, as all await Governor’s appointment of three Board members

Image: The Texas Sunset Commission and the 87th Texas Legislature may hold the key to true reform of the San Jacinto River Authority, the enemy of the people of the San Jacinto River watershed and those families and businesses who live downstream from it. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, November 18 – The […]

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy of the People: Part 4 of 5, Taxpayer-Funded lobbying to fight pro-citizen reforms

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy of the People: Part 4 of 5, Taxpayer-Funded lobbying to fight pro-citizen reforms

Image: Nothing defeats government reform more effectively than taxpayer-funded lobbying. The San Jacinto River Authority, the enemy of the people, has engaged in taxpayer-funded lobbying for a long, long time. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, November 17 – During the 87th Texas Legislature, which commences on January 12, 2021, the San Jacinto […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to host former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder on “sunset” of San Jacinto River Authority

Bill Brenza, Special Reporter to The Golden Hammer Montgomery County, November 13 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, November 13, 2020, will feature former Conroe Mayor and former Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) President Webb Melder. The show will discuss the […]

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy Of The People: Part 3 Of 5 – Efforts to monopolize retail water sales, driving up residential water bills

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy Of The People: Part 3 Of 5 – Efforts to monopolize retail water sales, driving up residential water bills

Image: While Monopoly is a fun game, it’s against the law to monopolize under the federal Sherman Antitrust Act, the basis of Quadvest, L.P.’s and Woodland Oak Utility’s lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). It’s unclear whether Parker Brothers sought to depict SJRA General Manager Jace Houston in the picture in the middle […]

San Jacinto River Authority, Enemy Of The People: Part 2 Of 5 – hiding most critical public record

Publisher’s Note: The Golden Hammer requested some important documents from the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). The SJRA refused to provide the documents. This newspaper’s then-Publisher filed suit against the SJRA in 2017. The case went to trial in February, 2019. The trial judge, the Honorable Kristin Bays of the 284th District Court, ordered SJRA to […]

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