Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Constitutionality hearing begins, witnesses and argument to begin Wednesday, March 29

Conroe, March 27 – The constitutionality hearing concerning the Texas Open Meetings Act criminal trial of Defendants County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political consultant Marc Davenport began this morning to a Courtroom packed with many of the same crowd of people who attend Commissioners Court meetings. Of course, the […]

County Judge Doyal, Commissioner Meador enlist County Auditor Martin to produce bizarre budget reports

Conroe, March 27 – With the upcoming criminal Open Meetings case against County Judge Craig Doyal and Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, numerous requests from citizens and other groups for County records under the Open Records Act, a quiet rebellion among County employees who are working closing with The Golden Hammer and private citizens to bring […]

Montgomery County should analyze before abolishing the County Treasurer’s Office, despite the wise Noack’s call

Conroe, March 27 – Wise conservative Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack has called for abolishing the County Treasurer’s Office as an agenda item for the March 28, 2017, County Commissioners Court meeting. It’s not a proposal that the Commissioners Court should reject, but it requires some careful planning and analysis before making any decision […]

Republican Commissioner Noack, County GOP Executive Committee Lead Charge to Convince County Commissioners Court to Adopt 20% Homestead Exemption

Republican Commissioner Noack, County GOP Executive Committee Lead Charge to Convince County Commissioners Court to Adopt 20% Homestead Exemption

Conroe, March 27 – The giant issue on the Montgomery County Commissioners Court Agenda for Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., is whether the Court will adopt Republican Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack’s proposal to increase the residential homestead exemption from 10% to 20% based upon the clear presentation of County Tax Assessor-Collector […]

Editorial on the Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: The Open Meetings Act is not unconstitutional, but Davenport shouldn’t be a defendant.

Image: The Constitution of the United States of America, National Archives, Washington, D.C. The Declaration of Independence resides in the vertical case above the horizontal cases holding the Constitution. Tomorrow, Visiting District Judge Randy Clapp of Wharton County will begin a week-long hearing on the constitutionality of the Texas Open Meetings Act under which Montgomery […]

Montgomery County’s latest scandal: Pin-Gate, the “Hit List” rears its ugly head

Montgomery County’s latest scandal: Pin-Gate, the “Hit List” rears its ugly head

Image: A 15-Year Service Award pin (with avant garde Lego for scale). Conroe, March 25 – A new scandal erupted in the Montgomery County government already widely known as “Pin-Gate” involving one of the County’s most prominent members of County Judge Craig Doyal’s “Hit List,” Precinct 2 Constable Gene De Forest. The terrible situation arises […]

Montgomery County government website experiences major kinks

Conroe, March 25 – Montgomery County’s government website has experienced major problems in the past 24 hours, even before the weather storm hit, and continues to have numerous glitsches, circular links, dead ends, and technical problems. The website, like much of the County government, is a mess. Numerous elected officials have spoken to The Golden Hammer […]

Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Davenport loses appeal after Justice recuses himself, trial delayed for a while, constitutionality hearing to proceed Monday

Beaumont and Conroe, March 24 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals denied TOMA Trial Defendant Marc Davenport’s application for a writ of mandamus in which he complained that Visiting Judge Randy Clapp of the 329th District Court of Wharton County abused his discretion by refusing to dismiss the criminal case against Davenport. Prior to the […]

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