Doyal, Riley, Clark Attorney Payments from Contributions Legal but Ethically Questionable

Austin, January 20 – The payments totaling more than $100,000 of County Judge Craig Doyal, Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Commissioner Jim Clark to their criminal defense attorneys are legal but ethically questionable. Doyal, Riley, and Clark filed their statutorily-required semiannual campaign finance reports with County Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey, sister of County Auditor Phyllis Martin, […]

$1.3 MILLION HIGHWAY BOONDOGGLE LEADS JANUARY 24 COURT AGENDA

Conroe, January 20, 2017 – A proposed $1.3 million payment for County Judge Craig Doyal’s and Commissioner Charlie Riley’s TX-249 “Decimation of Hope Highway” project to build a 3.6 mile road for a total $100 million at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County highlights the Commissioners Court Agenda for January 24, 2017, at 9:30 […]

MEADOR FILES SEMIANNUAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT; DOYAL, DAVENPORT FILINGS UNAVAILABLE

MEADOR FILES SEMIANNUAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT; DOYAL, DAVENPORT FILINGS UNAVAILABLE

Conroe, January 18 – Commissioner Mike Meador, Precinct 1, filed his semi-annual finance report on January 13, 2017, with Montgomery County Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey. Meador received $2,850 in political contributions during the period from July 1 to December 31, 2016. His contributors were Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley ($600), Lake Conroe Area Realtors ($250), […]

TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS “BUM STEER” AWARD BACK

TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS “BUM STEER” AWARD BACK

THE ONLY “BUM STEER” AWARD THE GOLDEN HAMMER WILL EVER GIVE: TEXAS MONTHLY GETS ITS AWARD BACK FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY GOVERNMENT SPENDING EXPLOSION! Conroe, January 15 – The Golden Hammer announced that it was giving Texas Monthly magazine its “Bum Steer” Award right back. The Golden Hammer Publisher Eric Yollick explained, “In 2000, TM gave […]

ASBESTOS-GATE SCANDAL EXPOSED AT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

ASBESTOS-GATE SCANDAL EXPOSED AT COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Conroe, January 13, 2017 – A major scandal came to light on Friday, as some county officials attempted to downplay a giant asbestos containing materials (ACM) problem in the older original part of the Montgomery County Courthouse, located at 301 North Main Street in Conroe. The problems recently arose during a remodeling and attempted renovation […]

DOYAL’S TX-249 TOLLROAD DECIMATES COUNTY FUNDS

DOYAL’S TX-249 TOLLROAD DECIMATES COUNTY FUNDS

Magnolia, January 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Commissioner Charlie Riley are leading the charge forward on a $100 million non-voter-approved road bond project that will cost Montgomery County taxpayers more than $100 million to construct a 3.6 mile tollroad extension of State Highway 249 at the far southwest edge of the […]

NOVEMBER 2015 ROAD BOND PASSED BUT FAILED

NOVEMBER 2015 ROAD BOND PASSED BUT FAILED

Conroe, January 13 – In a December 28, 2016, press release, County Judge Craig Doyal bragged that one of “several successes for the county…in 2016” was “successfully passed a $280 million road bond election, and many projects are now underway.” Doyal revealed his confusion, because the $280 million road bond passed in 2015, not 2016. […]

WHY THE “GOETZGATE” SCANDAL IS MORE RELEVANT IN 2017 THAN 2016

WHY THE “GOETZGATE” SCANDAL IS MORE RELEVANT IN 2017 THAN 2016

The “Goetzgate” scandal requires some explaining from County Judge Craig Doyal and Commissioner Charlie Riley. Magnolia, January 13 – With the tension between County Judge Craig Doyal and Commissioner Charlie Riley intensifying as our community approaches the 2018 elections, the “Goetzgate” scandal has started to cross people’s minds more than ever previously, because neither Doyal […]

DOYAL BEGINS ELECTORAL POLITICS 2 YEARS BEFORE 2018 ELECTIONS

DOYAL BEGINS ELECTORAL POLITICS 2 YEARS BEFORE 2018 ELECTIONS

Conroe, January 13 – In an email among the legal fund contributors to County Judge Craig Doyal’s criminal defense fund – engineers Halff Associates, Inc., engineers Binkley & Barfield, real estate developer Rick Sheldon, engineer Mike Weaver, and political consultant Peter Peters – they discussed that Craig Doyal will be “looking for blood in the […]

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