Charlie Riley Slams Citizen Interests With His Proposed Commissioner Precinct 2 Budget

Charlie Riley Slams Citizen Interests With His Proposed Commissioner Precinct 2 Budget

Image: Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley embracing major political contributor (and County vendor) Jeff Cannon, President of LJA Engineers, February 28, 2017. Magnolia, June 16 – Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley has submitted a proposed budget for his Commissioner Precinct that is against citizen interests, because it’s anti-roads, anti-spending reduction, and anti-law enforcement. Riley is very […]

Doyal, Riley failed to round up any citizens – without ties to special interests – for their “249 Partnership” presentation at Commissioners Court (part 1 of 2-part series)

Conroe, June 16 – The “citizens” whom Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley rounded up to speak in favor of their beloved $73 million 3.6-mile 249 tollway, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway, all had special interests and ties to the so-called “249 Partnership,” a lobbying group established […]

BREAKING NEWS! County political establishment converges on county vendor LJA Engineers’ weekend fishing trip

BREAKING NEWS! County political establishment converges on county vendor LJA Engineers’ weekend fishing trip

Image: The itinerary for the Montgomery County political establishment’s fishing, gambling, and hunting trip kindly provided by County vendor LJA Engineering, Inc. UPDATE, June 16, 2017, 2:29 p.m. After this story broke yesterday in The Golden Hammer, County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner canceled their participation in this trip. Commissioner Mike Meador […]

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal hammering taxpayers with gamesmanship with his own Departmental budget proposal

Conroe, June 15 – After two-and-a-half weeks of delay, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal finally relented and produced his proposed budget for his County Judge Department for Fiscal Year 2018 to The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, in response to an Open Records Act request. Doyal’s proposal hammers the taxpayers and explains why […]

Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy great program from which every citizen can learn

Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy great program from which every citizen can learn

Image: Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Graduating Class, 2017.1, June 8, 2017, at the Gymnasium of the Clint Peoples Training Academy, Conroe. Deputy Sheriff Steve Squier, Lead Instructor, is in the center back in uniform. Conroe, June 15 – The first Citizens Academy under Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson graduated during a special ceremony at the Clint […]

BREAKING NEWS! Court of Criminal Appeals upholds reversal of Jenkins’ RUD conviction

BREAKING NEWS! Austin, June 14 – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals upheld the opinion of Houston’s 14th Court of Appeals in reversing the conviction of Jim Jenkins of The Woodlands. The Court of Criminal Appeals issued its opinion and ruling this morning. The Court of Criminal Appeals, which is the highest appellate court in […]

Texas Ethics Commission assesses $500 civil penalty against former Township Board member Mike Bass

The Woodlands, June 14 – The Texas Ethics Commission assessed a $500 civil penalty against former Woodlands Township Board member Mike Bass for violating several provisions of Texas election law. Long time Republican Precinct Chairman Jim Doyle filed the complaint against Bass. Doyle filed the complaint against Bass during the summer of 2016. Bass was […]

County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley try to “shuddup” Noack, Clark, any opposition to Decimation of Hope Highway (3.6 mile, $73 million Tx-249 tollway)

County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley try to “shuddup” Noack, Clark, any opposition to Decimation of Hope Highway (3.6 mile, $73 million Tx-249 tollway)

Image: “Shuddup shutting up!” (Warner Brothers. Bugs Bunny with Gangster.) Conroe, June 14 – Despite the fact that he, as presiding officer of the Commissioners Court, is the person who is to maintain order during meetings, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, with the assistance of his sidekick Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, continuously interrupted […]

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Image: The face of reform in Montgomery County, State Representative Mark Keough, who is running for County Judge in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Keough announced that he will oppose Montgomery County funding and constructing the project, which Tx-DOT has made clear they’d do anyway. Conroe, June 13 – A new reformer has come to […]

Tuesday June 13 Commissioners Court agenda: Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), 14 pages of secretive consent agenda, Gann case, and settlement of Precinct 4 overtime claims

Conroe, June 12 – The Commissioners Court will hold what promises to be a lengthy meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., with an agenda where the Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), settlement of the Ricky Gann lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office, and settlement the Precinct 4 Senior Center employees for their […]