Commissioner Noack’s letter to Government Abbott about the 3.6 mile Tx-249 “Taxway” (tollroad) raises major Republican issues

June 23, 2017 – Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack’s June 20, 2017, letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott out the “249 Toll Road” raises some major Republican and conservative philosophical issues. The letter follows: “Dear Governor Abbott, “As you know, the Texas Department of Transportation has plans to build SH 249 from FM 1774 […]

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Mark Keough declares war on corruption, cronyism, and malfeasance, opposes Montgomery County government funding of $73 million, 3.6 mile, Tx-249 tollway, also known as Decimation of Hope Highway

Image: The face of reform in Montgomery County, State Representative Mark Keough, who is running for County Judge in the 2018 Republican Primary Election. Keough announced that he will oppose Montgomery County funding and constructing the project, which Tx-DOT has made clear they’d do anyway. Conroe, June 13 – A new reformer has come to […]

Tuesday June 13 Commissioners Court agenda: Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), 14 pages of secretive consent agenda, Gann case, and settlement of Precinct 4 overtime claims

Conroe, June 12 – The Commissioners Court will hold what promises to be a lengthy meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., with an agenda where the Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249 tollroad), settlement of the Ricky Gann lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office, and settlement the Precinct 4 Senior Center employees for their […]

Doyal’s, Riley’s Decimation of Hope Highway back on Tuesday Commissioners Court agenda for special interest group show

Conroe, June 11 – After a bit of shuffling around within the agenda, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley have placed an agenda item to “consider, discuss and take appropriate action on resolution in support of the Montgomery County portion of the 249 tollway.” In the original draft agenda, […]

Magnolia City Council passes Tx-249 extension resolution that favors out-of-county political contributors to Doyal, Riley, but ignores economic reality of Decimation of Hope Highway

Magnolia City Council passes Tx-249 extension resolution that favors out-of-county political contributors to Doyal, Riley, but ignores economic reality of Decimation of Hope Highway

Image: County Judge Craig Doyal laughingly reflects on his numerous proposals to spend more and more tax dollars within the Montgomery County government. Magnolia, May 31 – The so-called “249 Partnership” has played a trick on the citizens of Magnolia who have suffered passage in the Magnolia City Council of a “Resolution of the City […]

Montgomery County Tea Party hosts brief forum for 2018 candidates, including Keough, Bagley, Toth

Conroe, June 7 – Although the speeches were brief, the Montgomery County Tea Party presented what looked and felt like the first candidates’ forum for the 2018 election cycle on Monday night at the Church @ 242, the organization’s usual biweekly meeting location. President Patricia Tibbs hosted the presentation that involved announced candidates Mark Keough […]

BREAKING NEWS: In another desperate move, Doyal and Riley seek City of Magnolia resolution to support $73 Tx-249 extension, also known as the Decimation of Hope Highway

BREAKING NEWS! Magnolia, June 6 – Since Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and County Judge Craig Doyal realize that the vast majority of voters in Precinct 2 and the rest of Montgomery County would not support their crazed $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 toll road extension, now better known as the Decimation of […]

Precinct 2 Commissioner Riley announces run for re-election

Magnolia, June 5 – Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley announced that he is running for re-election in the March, 2018, Republican Primary Election. “I’m excited to announced that I am running for re-election as your Commissioner. We’ve got a lot accomplished over the last few years and I’m looking forward to continuing my service […]

Doyal’s Decimation of Hope Highway (Tx-249) Diatribe: Doyal, Riley, Halff’s Baker make desperate plea at 249 Partnership meeting: “Pack the Courtroom June 13 to make people think there’s support!”

Magnolia, May 31 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Halff Associates, Inc., engineering firm’s James Baker made a desperate plea to the “249 Partnership,” a special interest trade group of vendors involved in the construction of the $73 million 3.6 mile Tx-249 extension, more commonly known as the […]