August 22 Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Riley recklessly hire questionable firm to support Tx-249 Tollway construction, pay $405,500 out of taxpayers’ funds

August 22 Golden Hammer Award: Doyal, Riley recklessly hire questionable firm to support Tx-249 Tollway construction, pay $405,500 out of taxpayers’ funds

Conroe, August 27 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley received “The Golden Hammer Award” for “hammering the taxpayers” with their reckless hiring of CDM Smith to conduct a traffic study to support construction of their beloved 3.6 mile, $73 million Tx-249 Tollway, at the far southwest edge of […]

TxDOT to hold hearing on Doyal-Riley Tx-249 Tollway “Decimation of Hope Highway”

Conroe, August 24 – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) quietly noticed a series of confusing posts on their website announcing, canceling, and then announcing again an “open house,” formal presentation, and comment period for the Decimation of Hope Highway, the Tx-249 Extension project, which TxDOT has split into three sections. The hearing and comment […]

Commissioner Noack answers the tough Tx-249 questions

Commissioner Noack answers the tough Tx-249 questions

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe). The Woodlands, July 5 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, caught up with Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack on Independence Day and asked him the tough questions about the Tx-249 Tollway, the 3.6 mile, $73 million tollway project at […]

Doyal decimates Montgomery County, lies to Texas Transportation Commission about “unified voice” behind Tx-249 Tollway

Doyal decimates Montgomery County, lies to Texas Transportation Commission about “unified voice” behind Tx-249 Tollway

Image: Montgomery County Craig Doyal, June 29, 2017, waiting to speak to the Texas Transportation Commission. Austin, June 30 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal lied to the Texas Transportation Commission at a hearing in Austin yesterday and told them, in response to questioning from Transportation Commissioner J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., that he stood before […]

Commissioner Noack’s letter to Government Abbott about the 3.6 mile Tx-249 “Taxway” (tollroad) raises major Republican issues

June 23, 2017 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack’s June 20, 2017, letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott out the “249 Toll Road” raises some major Republican and conservative philosophical issues. The letter follows: “Dear Governor Abbott, “As you know, the Texas Department of Transportation has plans to build SH 249 from FM 1774 […]

BREAKING NEWS! Commissioner Noack seeks Texas Transportation Commission, Governor input to find truth on Tx-249 Taxway (Tollway)

The Woodlands, June 22 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner are insisting that Montgomery County’s government build a 3.6 mile stretch of tollroad at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County that will connect to a portion in Harris County and also connect to […]

BREAKING NEWS: Courier blog releases shameful garbage article on Tx-249, fails to check facts, interview credible sources

Conroe, June 17 – At 9:31 p.m., this evening, the Courier blog released a shameful garbage article on the $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 tollway, better known as the Decimation of Hope Highway, in which blog writer Catherine Dominguez, as is her practice, permitted Montgomery County vendors Halff Associates, Inc., and Muller & Associates to provide […]

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 […]