Guest Editorial and Report, Brian Dawson: Nonprofits got a fair shake from Montgomery County Commissioners Court

Brian Dawson, Guest Writer to The Golden Hammer Last week Montgomery County Commissioner’s Court passed a historic budget reducing the county’s tax rate to the effective rate and restricting spending increases to that of new growth.  The average home in Montgomery County will realize a reduction in property taxes because of this budget. For years, many […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Riley, Meador, Metts violate Texas Constitution by illegally funding private nonprofit corporations, ignore Noack’s brilliant suggestion

Conroe, August 5 – The Texas Constitution – and numerous Texas Attorney General Opinions – could not be more clear: it is against Texas law for a County government or a city to provide tax dollars to private nonprofit corporations and foundations. Nevertheless, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court – and three of its Commissioners, Mike […]

Political signs of two democrats reveal vital information about them

Political signs of two democrats reveal vital information about them

Image: The corner of democrat Jay Stittleburg’s political signs reveals a lot about how the ultra-liberal Montgomery County Judge candidate doesn’t fit this community. Montgomery County, October 22 – The political campaign signs of two of the democrats running for local office – Jay Stittleburg running for Montgomery County Judge and Claire Lindsay running for […]

The problem with democrat Montgomery County Judge candidate Stittleburg is not that he’s a gay rights activist; the problem is that he’s a democrat activist

The problem with democrat Montgomery County Judge candidate Stittleburg is not that he’s a gay rights activist; the problem is that he’s a democrat activist

Conroe, August 6 – On Friday, August 3, 2018, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, published an article “Gay rights activist Stittleburg runs as democrat for Montgomery County Judge.” The reaction to the article was intense. Gay rights organizations shared The Golden Hammer‘s article on Facebook and elsewhere on social media, because the article purposefully […]

Salary remains threshold reform issue for Montgomery County Judge, Commissioner candidates

Salary remains threshold reform issue for Montgomery County Judge, Commissioner candidates

Image: Candidates for Montgomery County Judge in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election are incumbent County Judge Craig Doyal and challenger State Representative Mark Keough. Conroe, January 21 – The salary issue remains the threshold reform issue for the Montgomery County Judge and County Commissioner candidates in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. […]