Doyal violates County Human Resources policy, chases Animal Shelter Director Jackson away with politically-charged accusations in secret March 24 meeting

Doyal violates County Human Resources policy, chases Animal Shelter Director Jackson away with politically-charged accusations in secret March 24 meeting

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (right) with political consultant Marc Davenport (left). Conroe, March 29 – While directly violating Montgomery County’s Employee Policy Manual, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and his “chief of staff” jim fredricks chased away the best Director in the history of the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, Charles W. Jackson, who […]

BREAKING NEWS: Jackson shocks Montgomery County with resignation as Animal Shelter Director

Conroe, March 29 – Montgomery County Animal Shelter Director Charles W. Jackson shocked the animal-caring community this morning by announcing his resignation as the Shelter’s Director effective April 14, 2017. Jackson met with County Judge Craig Doyal to give him the terrible news. Jackson began his work as the Animal Shelter Director only a little […]

Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Meadows Place Mayor Charles Jessup highlights afternoon of obfuscation and legislation (!)

Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Meadows Place Mayor Charles Jessup highlights afternoon of obfuscation and legislation (!)

Image: Meadows Place, Texas, Mayor Charles Jessup testified in the Trial of the 21st Century, the TOMA Trial, during the afternoon of March 29, 2017. Conroe, March 29 – Meadows Place, Texas, Mayor Charles Jessup highlighted the testimony in the Trial of the 21st Century, the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial, of criminal defendants […]

BREAKING NEWS: Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Pondering picayune details

Conroe, March 29 – The attorneys in The Trial of the 21st Century, the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) trial, including the one on the witness stand, have wandered into a field of the most picayune queries. It’s embarrassing. Despite his testimony before the lunch break that he does not know or understand the constitutional […]

The Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Pretrial hearing continues, Bojorquez withers on cross-examination

Conroe, March 29 – Criminal defense expert Alan Bojorquez continued his testimony today late this morning that Section 143 being eliminated from the TOMA statute would still provide various sanctions against public officials who violate TOMA. Bojorquez noted that courts could void determinations made in violation of the statute. Bojorquez testified that he’s found that […]

UK Initiates ‘Brexit’ and Wades Into a Thorny Thicket – New York Times

New York Times UK Initiates 'Brexit' and Wades Into a Thorny ThicketNew York TimesA supporter of British membership in the European Union in London on Saturday, just days before the British government officially notified the European Union of its intention to withdraw from the bloc. Credit Daniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse …In historic break, Britain gives formal […]

House committee approves $1.6 billion school finance measure – Texas Tribune

WBAP News/Talk House committee approves $1.6 billion school finance measureTexas TribuneTuesday's vote represents one step in an effort to overhaul a tired school finance system, which many agree does not fund schools adequately or equitably. The Texas Supreme Court last yearruled the system constitutional, but in need of major reform.Bill Proposing School Finance Changes Headed […]

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Standard For Mental Disability In Capital Cases – NPR

NPR Supreme Court Rejects Texas Standard For Mental Disability In Capital CasesNPRThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state of Texas has been using an unconstitutional and obsolete medical standard for determining whether those convicted of murder are exempt from the death penalty because of mental deficiency. The 5-to-3 …Supreme Court says Texas can't use […]

Police: Driver nearly runs over cops near Capitol; shots fired – CNN

CNN Police: Driver nearly runs over cops near Capitol; shots firedCNNWashington (CNN) A woman drove into a vehicle Wednesday morning and nearly ran over Capitol Police officers near the Capitol building, and shots were fired during the incident, authorities said. The incident is being treated as a criminal matter and …Driver attempts to ram police […]

Psychology Says Humor Can Improve Success (If You Do This 1 Thing) – Inc.com

Inc.com Psychology Says Humor Can Improve Success (If You Do This 1 Thing)Inc.comExperts often hail humor as a positive in business. It's common advice, for example, to open a public speaking event with some kind of joke or funny story. But as Art Markman notes in Psychology Today, researchers Bradford Bitterly, Alison Brooks and …