Secret deliberations mar Montgomery County Commissioners Court, City of Shenandoah, San Jacinto River Authority meetings

Secret deliberations mar Montgomery County Commissioners Court, City of Shenandoah, San Jacinto River Authority meetings

Conroe and Shenandoah, November 21 – Corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport once said, “We need to get rid of the Texas Open Meetings Act so we can start to get business done.” Davenport’s comment is the antithesis of the law in Texas, which clearly provides in Section 551.001 of the Texas Government Code (the […]

Court of Appeals to hear all oral arguments in criminal cases against Doyal, Riley, Davenport on January 25

Beaumont, November 4 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals agreed on Thursday to hear together all of the oral arguments in the criminal cases under the Texas Open Meetings Act against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport. The oral arguments will occur on January […]

Texas Attorney General seeks to participate in appellate oral argument in criminal case against Doyal, Riley, possible delays looming

Conroe and Beaumont, November 2 – In their effort to defendant themselves from the criminal charges against them for alleged violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”), Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport have argued that TOMA is unconstitutional because, they claim, it […]

Doyal, Riley delay Texas Open Meetings criminal case oral argument until January 25, decision by March Primary Election unlikely

Beaumont, October 27 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals the two-month delay request of criminal defendants, Craig Doyal and Charlie Riley, who are, respectively, the Montgomery County Judge and Precinct 2 County Commissioner. Local political boss Marc Davenport is a co-defendant along with Doyal and Riley for allegedly violating Section 551.143 of the Texas Open […]

BREAKING NEWS: Court of Appeals sets criminal cases against Doyal, Riley, Davenport for November 9 oral argument, Doyal desperately seeks delay

BREAKING NEWS! Beaumont, October 18 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals has been true to its word that the criminal appellate case against Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport will fall under accelerated consideration. The Court of Appeals has set oral argument for […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton sides against Montgomery County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Riley in Texas Open Meetings Act criminal case

Conroe, October 18 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a sweeping Brief on the side of the special prosecutors seeking criminal convictions of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport. On October 13, Paxton filed an Amicus Curiae, “Friend of the Court,” Brief […]

Craig Doyal’s free speech hypocrisy makes citizens suffer

Conroe, October 14 – While Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal believes he has a “first amendment right” to discuss County government business in secret, he has actively begun to prohibit County citizens from expressing their “First Amendment right of free political speech” in the open at appropriate times during meetings of the Montgomery County Commissioners […]

Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Image: Conservative activist Ginger Russell, a year or two ago, contemplating her future discussions with her friend Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe and Magnolia, October 10 – These news stories may be short, but they’re important nonetheless. All three stories highlight the ongoing battle between the Montgomery County political “establishment” and reform efforts […]

Trial of the 21st Century: Prosecutors file reply to Montgomery County’s Judge Doyal’s brief in Open Records Act criminal case

Beaumont, October 5 – Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey of Houston filed a reply brief on Monday, October 2, 2017, to Montgomery County Craig Doyal’s brief in the Ninth Court of Appeals at Beaumont, the appellate case involving the criminal indictment of Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport (who […]

BREAKING NEWS! Doyal, Riley issue disgusting Tx-249 propaganda glorifying their own corruption, major contributor to their criminal legal defense fund

BREAKING NEWS! Doyal, Riley issue disgusting Tx-249 propaganda glorifying their own corruption, major contributor to their criminal legal defense fund

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, September 23 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley issued a disgusting Tx-249 Tollway propaganda press release this afternoon in which they tried to glorify a “donation” of shopping center and commercial developer Varde Partners to the right-of-way along the proposed highway boondoggle claiming that it […]

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