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 […]

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 […]

Toll Road, Spending Overshadow July 25 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, July 25 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting on July 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., involves a 14-page secretive “consent” agenda, a few mundane “open” agenda items, but then massive County government spending on the Tx-249 Tollway and the Animal Shelter. Agenda Item 9A1: 81 pages of $5,590,798 of payments will receive no […]

Former representative Toth draws “establishment” opponent Ricardo R. Mora (a major Noack critic and Tx-249 Taxway supporter) in State Representative District 15 race

The Woodlands, July 22 – Local businessman and former State Representative Steve Toth who is running for the Republican nomination in the March 6, 2018, Primary Election, informed The Golden Hammer that lieutenants of Texas House of Representatives Speaker Joe Straus (a liberal pretending he’s a Republican from San Antonio) have recruited local anesthesiologist Ricardo R. […]

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 […]

Doyal decimates Montgomery County, lies to Texas Transportation Commission about “unified voice” behind Tx-249 Tollway

Doyal decimates Montgomery County, lies to Texas Transportation Commission about “unified voice” behind Tx-249 Tollway

Image: Montgomery County Craig Doyal, June 29, 2017, waiting to speak to the Texas Transportation Commission. Austin, June 30 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal lied to the Texas Transportation Commission at a hearing in Austin yesterday and told them, in response to questioning from Transportation Commissioner J. Bruce Bugg, Jr., that he stood before […]

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 […]

BREAKING NEWS! Commissioner Noack seeks Texas Transportation Commission, Governor input to find truth on Tx-249 Taxway (Tollway)

The Woodlands, June 22 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 1 County Commissioner are insisting that Montgomery County’s government build a 3.6 mile stretch of tollroad at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County that will connect to a portion in Harris County and also connect to […]