Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred started to doubt whether there would be a 2020 season and said as much on national television. He then called union head Tony Clark and offered to fly from New York to […]

Commissioner Metts perfectly displays how Montgomery County corruption works; the crush of money overwhelms the weak, insecure

Commissioner Metts perfectly displays how Montgomery County corruption works; the crush of money overwhelms the weak, insecure

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts (right) with his mentor, corrupt local political boss Marc Davenport. New Caney, January 25 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts has become the “poster child” of how Montgomery County corruption operates. His January 15, 2019, Campaign Finance Report reveals the fact that Metts’ true masters […]

In anti-citizen power play, Metts wastefully demands asphalt money back, even though his allies Doyal, Riley, Meador, Martin approved transfer of funds to County Judge

Conroe, January 10 – In an anti-citizen power play in front of several others loitering about, corrupt Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts and his Operations Manager Phyllis Martin, whom the Board of District Judges terminated as Montgomery County Auditor effective December 31, 2018, marched into Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s office around 8:30 […]

Outgoing Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal tries to hamstring County Judge-Elect Mark Keough, but outgoing Precinct 4 Commissioner Clark saves County Judge’s office with budget amendment

Conroe and New Caney, January 1 – Revealing that failed Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s animus has no bounds, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark had to avert a major budget problem for incoming County Judge-Elect Mark Keough for whom Doyal had carefully provided no operating budget whatsoever upon Keough’s coming into office. This past […]

More of same overspending, corruption at final 2018 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, December 27 – Corrupt Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s final Commissioners Court in office, on December 18, 2018, became a celebration of spending “other people’s money.” One of Doyal’s favorite recipients of County taxpayer largesse, Terri Jaggers, who is responsible for Doyal’s endorsement of transgender adoptions, paid tribute to Doyal at the beginning of […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark delivers final speech during December 18 Court meeting

Conroe, December 25 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark gave his farewell speech to the citizens of Montgomery County as an elected servant at the December 18, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting. The goodbyes began towards the end of the meeting when Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador made a brief presentation […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Clark heroically removes nepotistic, inadvisable payroll changes: “Not on my watch”

Montgomery County Commissioner Clark heroically removes nepotistic, inadvisable payroll changes: “Not on my watch”

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark. Conroe, December 19 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark, as one of his final actions in office before his term ends on December 31, 2018, quietly contacted the County government’s Human Resources Department on Thursday, December 13, and instructed them to remove two payroll appointments […]

Editorial: Thank you, Jim Clark

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer In 2011, I attended a very serious meeting which concerned a person whom I had never met by the name of Charlie Riley, although Charlie wasn’t there. The meeting had nothing to do with the County government. During that meeting, I met one of the most genuinely kindhearted souls I’ve ever […]

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