If Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s look could kill during a call for ethics reform, The Golden Hammer’s Publisher would now be dead

Conroe, October 11 – On October 9, 2018, during the meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, spoke to the Court and suggested ideas for ethics reform so that Montgomery County might no longer be the “most corrupt County government in Texas.” It’s a shame […]

Montgomery County Auditor, Commissioners Court intend to break Texas law flagrantly on October 9 with so-called “emergency” $41.5 million of budget amendments

Conroe, October 8 – Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin, the entire Montgomery County Commissioners Court, and Budget Office Director Amanda Carter intend to break Texas law flagrantly at the Commissioners Court meeting on October 9, 2018, by making at least thirty-nine (39) “budget amendments” as “emergency expenditures” “in case of grave public necessity” when, in […]

Texas Attorney General Paxton Submits Brief In Court Of Criminal Appeals Case Against Criminal Defendant County Judge Doyal’s Pro-Government-Secrecy Position

Austin, September 29 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton submitted a Brief to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in support of Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey’s criminal prosecution of outgoing Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, whom a Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted in June, 2016, for alleged violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”). […]

Doyal lies, lies, and lies more to friendly Magnolia Area Republican Women

Doyal lies, lies, and lies more to friendly Magnolia Area Republican Women

Image: Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal (left), who told lie after lie to the Magnolia Area Republican Women, on Monday, September 17, 2018, and real estate developer Sam Yeager who is directly benefitting from the TX 249 Tollway construction. Magnolia, September 19 – Lame duck Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal told lie after […]

Time to name “Decimation of Hope Highway” (TX 249) after the man who has decimated the taxpayers’ hope: Craig Doyal

Time to name “Decimation of Hope Highway” (TX 249) after the man who has decimated the taxpayers’ hope: Craig Doyal

Image: The Texas Department of Transportation’s current depiction of the Decimation of Hope Highway, also known as the TX 249 Tollway. Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal is the man who decimated the taxpayers’ hope. Before the end of calendar year 2018, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court should name the 3-mile, $107 million, section of the […]

In most important votes of the entire year, Commissioners Court totally lets the citizens down, with UGLY comparison with Denton County

Conroe, September 16 – On September 5, 2018, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court met and slammed the citizens of Montgomery County with two votes to set the budget at a stratospheric $344,381,573 for Fiscal Year 2019 which begins October 1, 2018, and ends September 30, 2019. After some very insightful comments by 9th District Judge […]

September 11 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting agenda like Medusa’s snakes springing from her head to bite citizens

Conroe, September 11 – When Aeschylus wrote of the three Gorgon sisters, who had snakes for hair, he could have described the attitude of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, meeting today, September 11, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., towards the citizens who foot the tax bill. The ancient Greek playwright wrote: “Near them their sisters three, […]

County Judge Doyal tries to trap Montgomery County into capital projects before he leaves office, enlists politically unsuspecting Budget Director as his tool

County Judge Doyal tries to trap Montgomery County into capital projects before he leaves office, enlists politically unsuspecting Budget Director as his tool

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and his vendor buddies want to trap incoming County Judge Mark Keough by forcing him to follow their decisions on capital projects to which they hope to commit the County government before Doyal leaves office. Conroe, September 9 – On March 6, 2018, voters repudiated Montgomery County Judge Craig […]

Montgomery Sheriff Henderson has to beg for 10 additional patrol officers – paid from his spending savings – and just barely gets approval from Commissioners Court to hire them

Conroe, September 8 – Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson just barely squeaked by with approval from the Montgomery County Commissioners Court at its regular August 28, 2018, meeting to hire ten (10) new patrol deputies with funds he saved by not spending his full budget during Fiscal Year 2018. During the so-called “budget process,” the […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Montgomery County Commissioner Noack leads move to cut County Auditor’s FY 2019 budget by cost of Budget Office

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack urged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to reduce the County Auditor’s Budget by the amount of money set aside for the Budget Office, which took away some of the County Auditor’s functions. The Auditor, Phyllis Martin, fought against reducing the bureaucracy of her department. Noack’s motion passed […]

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