Conservative Republican activist, Precinct Chairman John Hill Wertz gets in Montgomery County Judge Doyal’s face in citizen comment

Conroe, March 25 – Conservative Republican activist and GOP Precinct 69 Chairman John Hill Wertz has never minced words. He spoke bluntly to Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Doyal lost his re-election bid in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election, while Riley faces a strong Republican Runoff […]

Perils of the People with Lame Duck Doyal, Part 3: The TX-249 Tollroad Scam

Perils of the People with Lame Duck Doyal, Part 3: The TX-249 Tollroad Scam

Image: A screen shot from “Save the Cowboy Hat! The Ballad of Foghorn Doyal and the Tollroad Trouble,” which the Freedom & Liberty Conservatives PAC released during the Republican Primary Election to support Proposition 2, which passed overwhelmingly statewide, in which voters decided that “no government entity should construct or fund the construction of tollroads […]

Message from Montgomery County voters: “WE DON’T WANT TOLLROADS WITHOUT VOTER APPROVAL”

Conroe, March 9 – If there were any single issue where Montgomery County voters sent a strong message to the County government’s public servants, the issue most certainly is tollroads. The voters could not have sent a stronger message than: “WE DON’T WANT TOLLROADS WITHOUT VOTER APPROVAL!!!” Proposition 2 on the Republican Primary ballot on […]

Riley, Doyal lead spending of County tax dollars on TX 249 Tollroad Boondoggle, while Clark, Noack vote “No!”

Conroe, March 2 – During the Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley spent another $6,100 of the citizens tax dollars on their $73 million, 3.6 mile TX 249 Tollroad boondoggle at the far southwest edge of Montgomery County, also known as the […]

$73 million, 3.6 mile, TX 249 Tollroad debacle stands as symbol of Doyal-Riley elitism, willingness to lie

$73 million, 3.6 mile, TX 249 Tollroad debacle stands as symbol of Doyal-Riley elitism, willingness to lie

Image: U.S. PIRG’S “Highway Boondoggles” Study, January, 2016, which identified the Texas State Highway 249 tollway project as one of the 12 most unnecessary road projects underway in the United States. Magnolia, January 9 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and County Commissioner Charlie Riley are leading the charge forward on a $73 million non-voter-approved road […]

Citizens face at least “Twelve Labors” of profligate spending in February 13 Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, February 13 – Just as Hercules confronted the “Twelve Labors” as penance for mistakes he had made in his life, so must the citizens of Montgomery County face “Twelve Labors” as penance during the February 13, 2018, Commissioners Court meeting. Hercules had to slay a nine-headed Hydra and other mythical beasts while the citizens […]

Doyal’s buddy Vandergriff to resign from Texas Transportation Commission, TxDOT scrambles away from tollroads

BREAKING NEWS! Austin and Dallas, February 5 – Texas Transportation Commissioner Victor Vandergriff has resigned due for two reasons: personal scandal and tollroads scandal. Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, the embattled politician who is desperately shoving a tollroad extension as the TX 249 Tollway, known among Montgomery County citizens as the Decimation of Hope Highway, invited […]

County Judge Doyal Big Lie #3: falsely told Montgomery County Commissioners Court “we’ve seen the draft” of TX 249 traffic and revenue study

County Judge Doyal Big Lie #3: falsely told Montgomery County Commissioners Court “we’ve seen the draft” of TX 249 traffic and revenue study

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, June 29, 2017, waiting before the Texas Transportation to tell them Big Lie #1 that citizens in Montgomery County are “unified in support” for a TX 249 tollroad. Little did the citizens know that Big Lie #1 was just the first of at least three Big Lies Doyal would […]

The speech that caused Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley to lose self-control on January 23

Conroe, January 28 – The truth really hurts. At the conclusion of the January 23, 2018, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, explained the purpose of this newspaper as well as the purpose of Publisher Eric Yollick’s conservatism. During the speech, which lasted approximately […]

Doyal, Riley plan price-gouging tolls for Tx 249 Tollway to be among highest in America, as revealed in County government’s secretive draft traffic and revenue study

Doyal, Riley plan price-gouging tolls for Tx 249 Tollway to be among highest in America, as revealed in County government’s secretive draft traffic and revenue study

Image: Map of 3 mile Tx-249 Tollway (in red) from Spring Creek to Woodtrace Boulevard (also known as the Woodlands Parkway Extension) in draft CDM Smith engineers traffic and revenue study for the Tx 249 Tollway, dated December 22, 2017. The Montgomery County government had to release the study late on Friday, January 26, 2018, […]