Montgomery County government, Conroe ISD spending out of control, even compared to federal government

Conroe, January 20 – Even compared to the federal government which often suffers the most criticism, the Montgomery County government and the Conroe Independent School District have tortured Montgomery County taxpayers with out-of-control spending at unprecedented levels. Mark Keough, the former State Representative who took the oath of office to become Montgomery County Judge on […]

Montgomery County Hospital District skirts law, disregards spending concerns sending EMS teams to College Station during college football games

Montgomery County Hospital District skirts law, disregards spending concerns sending EMS teams to College Station during college football games

Image: The operation of these extraordinarily expensive vehicles is extraordinarily expensive. Apparently, the Montgomery County Hospital District’s administration doesn’t care. Conroe and College Station, January 17 – Several high-level employees of the Montgomery County Hospital District (MCHD) have complained to The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, and to the MCHD Board of Directors about […]

Editorial: It’s time to end filibusters once and for all in the United States Senate, because the American People are paying a dear price

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer It’s time to end filibusters in the United States Senate once and for all, because the American People are paying a dear price. We’re seeing a giant illustration of the problem right now on Capitol Hill. There’s a much bigger problem with the impact of filibusters in the hyper partisan climate […]

Congress set to keep gov’t open, delay action on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there’s one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump. Neither party wants the government to close ahead of the midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, but Trump has made clear his frustration at the lack of additional […]

Spending explosion! School Districts becoming fiscal, management nightmare for taxpayers, require immediate citizen attention

Spending explosion! School Districts becoming fiscal, management nightmare for taxpayers, require immediate citizen attention

Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, New Caney, Splendora, and Willis, August 20 – The school districts of Montgomery County have become a fiscal and management nightmare for taxpayers. They require immediate attention from the citizens. The pro-spending mantra “it’s for the children” has become a slogan for bureaucracy and top-heavy management which has nothing to do with […]

From perspective of conservative Republicans in Montgomery County, the past week has been a great one; meanwhile, guess who’s going to war with the Republican Party?

From perspective of conservative Republicans in Montgomery County, the past week has been a great one; meanwhile, guess who’s going to war with the Republican Party?

Image: A proper organizational chart for the government of the State of Texas. Under the most basic concept of Americanism, the people are at the top of the organizational chart and remain in charge of the government even though elected servants have responsibilities to make public sacrifices. Conroe, July 1 – From the perspective of […]

Senate approves $145B spending bill to fund energy, veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans’ programs for the next budget year. The 86-5 vote in favor of the bill sends it back to the House, which approved a similar bill this month. Lawmakers hope to send a unified bill to […]

Burning tax dollars: Montgomery County Budget Office Director Carter continues same Doyal-Martin gamesmanship for Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Burning tax dollars: Montgomery County Budget Office Director Carter continues same Doyal-Martin gamesmanship for Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Image: Montgomery County’s new Budget Office bureaucrat Amanda Carter shares the same plans as County Judge Craig Doyal and County Auditor Phyllis Martin to burn tax dollars as quickly as possible. Carter has continued the same anti-citizen gamesmanship the community witnessed during the 2017 budget process. Conroe, April 9 – Montgomery County’s new Budget Office […]

Congressman Brady faces Grassroots Roundtable over Omnibus spending legislation, blames Senate

Congressman Brady faces Grassroots Roundtable over Omnibus spending legislation, blames Senate

Image: United States Congressman Kevin Brady, Republican of The Woodlands, discussed federal spending, the budget, and the 2018 Omnibus spending statute with his Grassroots Roundtable at Black Walnut Cafe in The Woodlands on Friday, March 30, 2018. From left to right, Brady, campaign consultant Christian Collins, State Republican Executive Committee candidate Walter West, II, and […]

Mostly lumps of coal but one gem in Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 meeting agenda

Mostly lumps of coal but one gem in Montgomery County Commissioners Court December 12 meeting agenda

Conroe, December 12 – The meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, will mostly bring lumps of coal to the stockings of the County’s taxpayers, who are already breaking under the massive tax increases the County government has levied through historically high government spending and massive Appraisal District-led tax hikes. […]