Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Commissioner Noack moves to cancel taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Eissler

Image: Left to right, lobbyist Rob Eissler and Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack. Conroe, June 21 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has placed on the agenda for the Tuesday, June 25, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court a proposal to cancel the taxpayer-funded lobbying contract with Rob Eissler. […]

Courier blog headline puts its leadership of fools on display

Conroe, April 13 – The Courier blog, a decent newspaper many years ago, embarrassed itself yesterday – again – with a misleading headline for an article which two members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court instigated in order to cover up their failures to obtain information from the Texas Department of Transportation with respect to […]

Eissler walks back from WPX after The Golden Hammer outs Riley-Weems orchestration

The Woodlands, July 28 – Rob Eissler, President of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WiMP) and lobbyist for WiMP, the Woodlands Township, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and others has announced that he’s walking back from the discussions to finance a portion of the mightily unpopular Woodlands […]

Riley, Eissler, TWDC to plow forward with Woodlands Parkway Extension

The Woodlands, July 27 (Funerary Friday) – Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District (WiMP), and the Woodlands Development Company (TWDC) are moving full speed ahead to begin construction of the Woodlands Parkway Extension (WPX) westward at the intersection of Woodlands Parkway and F.M. 2978, despite Riley’s assurance to […]

Secrecy, intransigence mar Eissler lobbying contract

Conroe, July 24 – Secrecy and intransigence have marred what could have been a positive opportunity for the Montgomery County government in the consideration of hiring seasoned lobbyist W. Robert Eissler as a lobbyist during the 86th Legislative Session that will begin in January, 2019. On July 5, this newspaper broke the story that the […]

Proposal to hire taxpayer-funded lobbyist delayed two weeks until July 24 Montgomery County Commissioners Court, will violate GOP Platform

Proposal to hire taxpayer-funded lobbyist delayed two weeks until July 24 Montgomery County Commissioners Court, will violate GOP Platform

Image: This amazing Associated Press photograph is from the 2009 Legislative Session as then-State Representative Rob Eissler (R-The Woodlands), left, discussed some proposed legislation with a colleague on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives. Conroe, July 7 – The citizens of Montgomery County received a two-week reprieve from the Commissioners Court hiring of […]

Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Establishment versus reform highlights news shorts – Texas Open Meetings criminal briefs, Magnolia area taxation without representation, Wilkerson fighting to keep anti-conservative control

Image: Conservative activist Ginger Russell, a year or two ago, contemplating her future discussions with her friend Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley. Conroe and Magnolia, October 10 – These news stories may be short, but they’re important nonetheless. All three stories highlight the ongoing battle between the Montgomery County political “establishment” and reform efforts […]