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 […]

Afternoon Extra: O’Sullivan blisters Commissioners Court for showing favoritism to certain real estate developers over others

AFTERNOON EXTRA! Conroe, October 14 – Sage Bill O’Sullivan blistered the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on October 10, 2017, for showing favoritism to certain real estate developers over others. Many real estate developers, such as George Mitchell, Danny Signorelli, Mike Stoecker, Bruce Belin, Steve Bowen, and John Femrite have built the “spine roads,” the main […]

Breaking News: Montgomery County Judge Doyal lies to Montgomery County HAR meeting, tells them TxDOT has no state funding to build Tx-249 Extension, so tolls necessary

Shenandoah, October 4 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal openly lied to a meeting of the Montgomery County Houston Area of Realtors meeting at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Shenandoah this morning, October 4, 2017. Doyal told the gathering, “There’s definitely no state funding available to build the Tx-249 Extension. That’s why we need […]

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, […]

Major statewide lobbyist Terri Hall slams Tx-249 Tollway project as $646 million boondoggle that will never be paid off

Conroe, September 8 – Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF) Executive Director Terri Hall sharply criticized the Tx-249 Tollway Extension when she spoke to a packed audience at the Montgomery County Eagle Forum in Conroe on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Her topic was “Tolls: The Hidden Threat to Our Freedom and Travel.” Hall noted […]

After Commissioner Clark, citizens hammer Commissioners Court on wasteful Tx-249 tollway spending, Doyal, Riley, Meador ignore concerns and spend another $405,500

Conroe, September 5 – After Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark and several citizens complained to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about wasteful spending on the 3.6 mile $73 million (!) Tx-249 tollway, County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador ignored their concerns and voted […]

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 […]

Doyal, Riley seek to spend $405,500 more in County funds on Tx-249 Tollway

Conroe, August 21 – County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, both of whom have severe conflicts of interest, have placed on the Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting a $405,500 proposed contract with CDM Smith, Inc., for the firm to redo the terribly-faulty Traffic and Revenue Study for the […]

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