Willis ISD attempts to charge Cook $1,710 just to examine “drag queen” records for purpose of ascertaining whether school district’s Public Information Act documents are responsive to her request

Willis ISD attempts to charge Cook $1,710 just to examine “drag queen” records for purpose of ascertaining whether school district’s Public Information Act documents are responsive to her request

Image: January 15, 2020, letter from Willis Independent School District to Kelli Cook in which the school district attempted to charge Cook $1,710 just to allow Cook to examine the records to determine whether the governmental entity’s response to Cook’s Public Information Act request was a fair price of $8,636.70. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports […]

Willis ISD seeks to implement “cover up” concerning drag queen visit, rebuffs Cook’s “public information request”

Willis ISD seeks to implement “cover up” concerning drag queen visit, rebuffs Cook’s “public information request”

Image: Conservative political activist Kelli Cook: “This is how school districts hide information from the taxpayers.” In the photograph, taken on December 7, 2019, Cook (center holding sword) received a “Conservative Leader Award” from Empower Texans whose Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Quinn Sullivan (right) presented it to her. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports […]

The Golden Hammer fights back, files brief in SJRA’s appeal to avoid public disclosure of downstream flooding documents

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 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 produce […]

With Conroe ISD’s proposed $807 million bond package, the devil is in the details…

With Conroe ISD’s proposed $807 million bond package, the devil is in the details…

Image: The “devil” in the Conroe Independent School District’s $807 million bond package is in the details, i.e., how the money-grabbing school district arrived at its numerical “estimates” for each of the individual projects which added together comprise the massive amount of funds. Conroe, February 28 – The Conroe Independent School District’s (CISD) $807 million […]

BREAKING NEWS! 284th District Judge Bays orders SJRA to turn Emergency Action Plan over to The Golden Hammer’s Publisher, SJRA appeals

BREAKING NEWS! 284th District Judge Bays orders SJRA to turn Emergency Action Plan over to The Golden Hammer’s Publisher, SJRA appeals

Image: On Friday, September 1, 2017, San Jacinto River Authority General Manager Jace Houston stood on the Lake Conroe Dam with other officials to try to justify why the Authority had flooded thousands of homes downstream during Tropical Storm Harvey without failing to give any warning to the homeowners. On Monday, February 25, 2019, 284th […]

Charlie’s gibberish: Montgomery County Commissioner Riley easily makes most ignorant comment of the day during July 25 Commissioners Court budget workshop

Conroe, July 26 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley easily made the most ignorant comment of the entire day, July 25, 2018, of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court budget workshop. In response to a request by Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright to hire an additional attorney and a legal assistant and buy some computer […]

Lambright announces major government openness effort to Citizens Budget Committee

Conroe, June 8 – Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright announced a major open government initiative during the Citizens Budget Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Sheriff Rand Henderson’s Policy Academy Classroom. Lambright made a presentation regarding his budget during the meeting and explained the major change he is proposing. Lambright wants to make […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Judge.

The Montgomery County government needs a County Judge for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line with FBI […]

Help Wanted: Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 2

The Montgomery County government needs a Precinct 2 County Commissioner for 4-year term beginning January 1, 2019, with the following qualifications: Must commit to: Reduce County spending by $100 million by end of 4-year term Invest $40 million of the savings into increasing law enforcement spending to (1) increase “boots on the ground” in line […]