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 […]

Greg Parker announces bid for Precinct 2 County Commissioner: “Charlie Riley has totally abdicated his job duties”

Conroe, July 7 – In a hard-hitting announcement, Greg Parker of Conroe, who is a former two-term County Commissioner of Comal County (county seat: New Braunfels), declared his candidacy for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner against incumbent Charlie Riley and local businessman Brian Dawson, who announced his candidacy yesterday. Parker, Dawson, and Riley are running […]

Commissioner Noack answers the tough Tx-249 questions

Commissioner Noack answers the tough Tx-249 questions

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe). The Woodlands, July 5 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, caught up with Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack on Independence Day and asked him the tough questions about the Tx-249 Tollway, the 3.6 mile, $73 million tollway project at […]

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 […]