Conroe ISD saves $90 million in bond refunding

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, October 29 – At their October meeting, the Conroe ISD Board of Trustees received information from Darrin Rice, Conroe ISD CFO, and John Roebuck, BOK Financial Advisors, detailing a savings of nearly $90 million as a result of bond refunding and new bond sales. It’s a shame the Board has […]

Boiling water: SJRA – LSGCD dispute over SJRA’s water monopoly efforts heats up, shows why voters should reject Constitutional Amendment Prop 2, as TWDB joins in fray to protect its $$$

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, October 27 – On November 5, 2019, and in Early Voting, which is occurring right now, Texas voters will face a Constitutional Amendment, Proposition 2, which reads: “The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount […]

In candidate forum, Inman only CISD candidate standing up for taxpayers: “I don’t like bonds”; others ignore basic community priorities

In candidate forum, Inman only CISD candidate standing up for taxpayers: “I don’t like bonds”; others ignore basic community priorities

Image: Dale Inman, who is running for Conroe Independent School District Board of Trustees, Position 1, in the November 6, 2018, General Election, spoke, while two of his electoral opponents, Theresa Wagamon (sitting left) and Kathleen Harmatuk-Swisher (sitting right) listened. The Woodlands, October 13 – What was both disturbing and shocking about the Conroe Independent School […]

Houston-area voters overwhelmingly back flood-control bond

HOUSTON (AP) — Voters in Houston and its surrounding county marked the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey coming ashore by approving the issuance of $2.5 billion in bonds to fund flood-control projects that might mitigate the damage caused by future storms. With nearly all precincts reporting Saturday night, about 85 percent of voters approved the referendum. […]

Fiscal irresponsibility of governments at all levels beginning to harm U.S. Dollar

Conroe and Washington, D.C., August 30 – A new phenomenon has begun to impact the United States Dollar in comparison to global currencies. The Dollar is no longer a haven for nervous investors when international events create uncertainty. The situation has been especially pronounced during the past three days after global markets sought investments, other […]