Doyal Salvageable, But Only If He Listens

Conroe, January 29 – County Judge Craig Doyal is salvageable, but he faces a rough and rigorous road over which he must traverse, while acting with patience and perseverance. Mostly, he must listen. We must not give up on him. We must work to change his heart. Once upon a time, a long, long time […]

THE GOLDEN HAMMER’S JANUARY 24, 2017 COMMISSIONERS COURT RATINGS: Commissioners Pass Ethics Policy Under Tx-DOT Threat of Funding Withdrawal!

Conroe, January 28 – The Golden Hammer released Commissioners Court ratings for the January 24, 2017, meeting, with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. COMMISSIONERS COURT MEETING JANUARY 24, 2017, 9:30 A.M. (Judge Doyal and Commissioners, Meador, Noack, Riley, and Clark were present.) The Consent Agenda was […]

DA Ligon, Others React to Commissioners Court Ethics Policy: Is “The Fox in the Hen House?”

DA Ligon, Others React to Commissioners Court Ethics Policy: Is “The Fox in the Hen House?”

Conroe, January 28 – District Attorney Brett Ligon and other community leaders involved in the discussions concerning an ethics policy spoke with The Golden Hammer concerning their reactions to the Code of Ethics which the Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopted on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, during a regular Court meeting. The Texas Department of Transportation […]

Commissioner James Noack States His Philosophy, Ethics

Commissioner James Noack States His Philosophy, Ethics

The Golden Hammer welcomes this Guest Editorial from Commissioner James Noack, Precinct 3, Republican of The Woodlands. Friends- Representing the citizens of Montgomery County and Commissioners Precinct 3 is a privilege and a responsibility that I take seriously. I want to make one thing clear. I will work with any member of the public or […]

Craig Doyal and the “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Method

Craig Doyal and the “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Method

Magnolia, January 22, 2017 – There’s an interesting contrast between the pro-reform citizens in Montgomery County, which group includes Commissioner James Noack, former State Representative Steve Toth, and Texas Patriots Tea Party PAC Treasurer Bill O’ Sullivan, among thousands of others, and the “establishment,” anti-reform supporters of County Judge Craig Doyal. The former pro-reform group […]

Guest Editorial: “Lipstick on a Pig” with Rebuttal to Doyal, by Commissioner James Noack

Guest Editorial: “Lipstick on a Pig” with Rebuttal to Doyal, by Commissioner James Noack

(Commissioner Noack’s rebuttal comments to a recent editorial of County Judge Craig Doyal are in bold and all caps. The remainder of the editorial Noack had previously published.) Judge Doyal and Commissioner Riley are forceful and hubristic in their intent to destroy the community with the Woodlands Parkway extension. Judge Doyal has wasted your tax […]

Noack Accuses Cagle, Doyal of Threatening Engineers

January 20, 2017, The Woodlands – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack accused Precinct 4 Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle of threatening engineers and engineering firms who politically have supported Noack. Noack posited, “Jack Cagle and [Montgomery County Judge] Craig Doyal threatened engineers that if they give [campaign contributions] to me, they won’t get work […]

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 […]

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. […]

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