Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Commissioner Clark joins Noack to vote against Tx-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” funding, Riley rebukes Clark during phone call after meeting

Image: Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, who bullied Commissioner Jim Clark after the February 28 Commissioners Court for Clark’s vote against the $100 million Tx-249 3.6 mile extension, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway project. Conroe, March 4 – The Golden Hammer has confirmed that Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley called Precinct 4 […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY JUDGE CRAIG DOYAL, PRECINCT 1 COMMISSIONER MIKE MEADOR, AND COUNTY AUDITOR PHYLLIS MARTIN

March 3, 2017 Honorable Craig Doyal, County Judge Honorable Mike Meador, Precinct 1 Commissioner Honorable Phyllis Martin, County Auditor Dear Judge Doyal, Commissioner Meador, and Ms. Martin, Senator Phil Gramm predicted in 1996 during a speech in College Station that the United States would suffer a fiscal collapse if government spending increased at its 1990s […]

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Image: Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, March 1 – The jury trial of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark, and political consultant Marc Davenport for allegedly conspiring to circumvent the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) is set for March 27 […]

February 28 Commissioners Court Agenda includes (1) Clark-Noack second attempt to shift County management away from Judge Doyal, (2) secret budget committee establishment, (3) Doyal fumbling, and (4) a spending extravaganza

  Conroe, February 26 – Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack have again jointly placed their proposal to shift County Department management away from County Judge Craig Doyal and back to the full Commissioners Court. Doyal also tucked a bizarre spending proposal on the “Consent Agenda” which the Commissioners Court […]

Doyal’s antagonistic comments highlight Commissioner’s rejection of Texas Constitution’s County management structure

Doyal’s antagonistic comments highlight Commissioner’s rejection of Texas Constitution’s County management structure

Image: Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador (left) with County Judge Craig Doyal (right). Doyal and Meador are close allies and vote together almost every time on the Commissioners Court. Conroe, February 14 – County Judge Craig Doyal’s antagonistic comments towards his Commissioners Court colleagues highlighted the Court’s debate and subsequent rejection of the County […]

EPA’s Pruitt delivers spectacular speech to agency employees defining the role of government vis-a-vis private citizens, businesses

Washington, February 22 – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt addressed employees in the United States Environment Protection Agency yesterday morning for the first time. His speech was spectacular and marks a giant change in the approach of this important federal agency towards regulation. Every regulatory agency in the federal government, in any state government, and in […]

Commissioners Court Ratings for February 14, 2017: Commissioners Noack, Clark Receive First Non-Flunking Scores Ever in History of the Ratings (!), Getting Stronger, Pushing Conservative Reform Agenda Forward; Noack’s Garners an A+

Commissioners Court Ratings for February 14, 2017: Commissioners Noack, Clark Receive First Non-Flunking Scores Ever in History of the Ratings (!), Getting Stronger, Pushing Conservative Reform Agenda Forward; Noack’s Garners an A+

Conroe, February 20 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, released the Commissioners Court ratings for the February 14, 2017, meeting with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. For the first time ever, a member of the Commissioners Court got a score other than an […]

The Wild Montgomery County CC Homestead Exemption Debate revealed much about Doyal’s and colleagues’ philosophies

The Wild Montgomery County CC Homestead Exemption Debate revealed much about Doyal’s and colleagues’ philosophies

Conroe, February 14 – During the regular Commissioners Court meeting this past Tuesday, the five-person Commissioners Court debated whether to give taxpayers relief in the form of a 20% homestead exemption. The resolution, which Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack moved to adopt and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark seconded, failed on a 2 to 3 […]

DA Ligon rejects Meador, Riley claims of “scare tactics” allegedly from those calling for County spending reductions: “I’m not scared”

DA Ligon rejects Meador, Riley claims of “scare tactics” allegedly from those calling for County spending reductions: “I’m not scared”

Conroe, February 14 – Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley tried to turn a mundane presentation by District Attorney Brett Ligon to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court into a propaganda victory in their and County Judge Craig Doyal’s War Against The Taxpayers (the “WATT”). Rather than saying that […]

BREAKING NEWS: Commissioners Court Appoints Melder To LSGCD Board

Conroe, February 14-The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to appoint fearless water rights advocate and former Conroe Mayor Webb Melder to the board of directors of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to replace immediately longtime President Richard Tramm. County Judge, Craig Doyal, expressed some reservations about Melder’s potential conflicts of interest, because Melder […]