San Jacinto River Authority’s $2 million engineering contract firm reveals ignorance of location of San Jacinto River watershed (area SJRA’s responsibility for flood control)

Conroe, October 19 – The engineer leading the Halff Associates, Inc.’s $2 million flooding study for the embattled San Jacinto River Authority (“SJRA”) revealed a frightening ignorance of the geographic location of the San Jacinto River watershed, the area of SJRA’s responsibility “to provide flood control” under its Enabling Act which created SJRA. “The San […]

Tollway to Corruption: how much have Montgomery County taxpayers already spent on the Doyal-Riley Tx-249 Tollway folly so far (just from January 1, 2015, to September 30, 2017)?

Tollway to Corruption: how much have Montgomery County taxpayers already spent on the Doyal-Riley Tx-249 Tollway folly so far (just from January 1, 2015, to September 30, 2017)?

Image: Harris County Commissioner “Cactus Jack” Cagle (center in white shirt) with Houston engineer Giti Zarinkelk (lady in blue jacket) and unidentified Harris County employees, posing so they look as though they’re doing engineering and road work, while actually contemplating all of the money they’ll make off of the Montgomery County Tx-249 Tollway. Conroe, October […]

I am a conservative. Are you?

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer I am a conservative. Are you? Let’s define the term “conservative.” A conservative believes the following: Free markets and limited government. Government’s purpose is limited to national security, law enforcement, and enforcing contracts. Government should never plan any aspect of the economy. Government, when necessary, should only be good government. […]

Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.

Why Montgomery County citizens should boot out any politician who supports the $73 Million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway Boondoggle for Corrupt Officials and Contractors. While we’re at it, let’s defenestrate the highway altogether.

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, under criminal indictment, waiting to speak before the Texas Transportation Commission, on June 27, 2017, where he lied and told them that Montgomery County was “unified in support” behind the $73 million, 3.6-mile, Tx-249 Tollway. Magnolia, September 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, […]

Riley spends vast majority of campaign funds on legal fees

Conroe, July 19 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s mid-year campaign finance report showed that Riley spent the vast majority of his campaign funds on legal fees. Riley is a criminal defendant in a prosecution by the State of Texas under the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) for Riley’s involvement in negotiating a November, […]

Judge Doyal’s excellent comment highlights outstanding presentation at SJRA on flood studies

Conroe, June 13 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s comment on a major community misconception about flooding highlighted an outstanding presentation by consultants to the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) on the Flood Protection Study and Flood Early Warning System Project. The meeting occurred at the SJRA’s Boardroom overlooking the beautiful Lake Conroe Dam (the […]

Melder or Councill Are Right for LSGCD Board Position

Conroe, February 14 – Today, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court is interviewing candidates for the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, a local regulatory body firmly under the control of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) which engages in monopolistic practices to drive the price of its surface water into the stratosphere. LSGCD has become a […]