Motorcycle purchasing jumble-up creates Commissioners Court confusion

“And what is good, Phaedrus, and what is not good – – Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?” Conroe, November 18 – It was embarrassing to watch Montgomery County Purchasing Director Gilbert Jalomo present a request for approximately $125,000 of BMW motorcycles during the Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, […]

High Noon Extra! CPS Board President Jaggers apologizes for adoption resolutions, while County Judge, Commissioners’ inattention raises major issue of concern

HIGH NOON EXTRA! BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, November 17 – CPS Board President Terri Jaggers, who also runs a nonprofit adoption organization, apologized to the community, to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and to the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court for the wording of the Montgomery County Adoption Day and Montgomery County Adoption Month resolutions which […]

Meador will likely have to stay in the Commissioners Court meeting for Tx-249 Tollway vote, should leave for MCAD

Conroe, November 13 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador drinks a lot of coffee to stay awake and goes to the men’s room quite a lot during Montgomery County Commissioners Court meetings. On three occasions during the past year, proposals to spend money on the ever unpopular Tx-249 Tollway, the $73 million 3.6 mile […]

Zeaolous candidates file during first hour of March 2018 Republican Primary Election filing period

Conroe, November 12 – A rush of zealous candidates for the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election swarmed upon the Republican Party Headquarters on Saturday, November 12, 2017. “More positive reforms are coming,” Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark announced as he became the first candidate officially to file for a position on the ballot […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court continues to march in lockstep at October 24 meeting

Conroe, November 11 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting  on October 24, 2017, was another fiscal disaster for the citizens of Montgomery County where the five members of the Commissioners Court seemed to march in lockstep. The Golden Hammer‘s ratings measure Commissioners Court votes that affect spending in comparison to the provisions of the Republican Party […]

Commissioners Court to consider 13 Appraisal District Board candidates, odds of reform nil

Image: With the Commissioners Court and school districts unwilling to rein in the Montgomery Central Appraisal District, the true engine of tax increases in Montgomery County, the County government and administration-heavy school districts will continue to enjoy their unlimited supply of tax dollars to spend. Conroe, November 11 – On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the […]

Let’s keep our eye on the spending ball

Let’s keep our eye on the spending ball

Image: The Eye by Tony Tasset, in downtown Dallas, 1607 Main Street. Conroe, November 5 – With elections and campaigning, Grand Jury investigations of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, pending criminal proceedings in the Beaumont Court of Appeals against Doyal, Riley, and corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport, it’s […]

Montgomery County Tax Office’s “Budget Highlights” mailed with tax statements misleading

Conroe, October 29 – On the anniversary of the stock market collapse in 1929 (October 29, 1929) and the centenary of the Communist “October Revolution” in Russia (October 25, 1917), it seems appropriate to discuss the Montgomery County Tax Office’s misleading “Budget Highlights” document (shown below at bottom of article), which Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae […]

Political fault lines form for 2018 – reform versus establishment – while liberal radio show host Smerconish puts foot in mouth

Montgomery County, Austin, and Washington, October 28 – The political fault lines are forming for the 2018 political season, as citizens are leading the charge to take back the heart and soul of the United States, reject corruption, and bring the leadership of the Republican Party sharply towards the conservative beliefs of the activists who […]

Doyal, Riley delay Texas Open Meetings criminal case oral argument until January 25, decision by March Primary Election unlikely

Beaumont, October 27 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals the two-month delay request of criminal defendants, Craig Doyal and Charlie Riley, who are, respectively, the Montgomery County Judge and Precinct 2 County Commissioner. Local political boss Marc Davenport is a co-defendant along with Doyal and Riley for allegedly violating Section 551.143 of the Texas Open […]

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