Keough’s Triumph for the People: Riley forced to put removal of SH 242 flyover tolls on Commissioners Court agenda after Keough, Noack confirm with TxDOT that state agency will assume expense

Keough’s Triumph for the People: Riley forced to put removal of SH 242 flyover tolls on Commissioners Court agenda after Keough, Noack confirm with TxDOT that state agency will assume expense

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (right) with First Lady of Montgomery County Kim Keough. Keough has successfully put the Commissioners Court and the Texas Department of Transportation in position so that removal of the State Highway 242 flyover tolls appears likely at the Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting Conroe, May 24 – […]

“People’s Judge” Keough tries to remove SH 242 tolls, but Commissioners cling to tax collections with excuses at April 9 meeting, as ratings plummet

“People’s Judge” Keough tries to remove SH 242 tolls, but Commissioners cling to tax collections with excuses at April 9 meeting, as ratings plummet

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” fought for the citizens of Montgomery County on April 9 to remove the SH 242 flyover tolls, but he faced intransigent Commissioners on the Commissioners Court. Conroe, May 7 – At the April 9, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, County Judge Mark Keough […]

While Riley, the Courier blog, Noack don’t want anyone to know the truth, “People’s Judge” Keough pushed Montgomery County into position for TxDOT to confirm will take SH 242 flyover maintenance expenses if tolls removed

Conroe and Austin, April 21 – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) confirmed on Thursday, April 18, 2019, that it would take over maintenance expenses of the State Highway 242 flyovers, if and when the Montgomery County Commissioners Court removed the flyover tolls. This newspaper confirmed that fact with TxDOT on April 18 and then […]

“People’s Judge” Keough shows strong leadership before House County Affairs Committee, urges passage of JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act, even in face of one interest group’s misunderstanding

“People’s Judge” Keough shows strong leadership before House County Affairs Committee, urges passage of JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act, even in face of one interest group’s misunderstanding

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” testified before the House Committee on County Affairs on Thursday, April 19, 2019, in favor of the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act. Austin and Conroe, April 19 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough, the “People’s Judge,” testified in favor of the JD Lambright Local […]

Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner Noack urges $7.1 million in budget reductions just through debt defeasance alone, intends to urge other reductions as well

Conroe and The Woodlands, April 17 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack has proposed $7.1 million in budget reductions for the Fiscal 2020 Budget for the Montgomery County government just through the early payoff of long-term debt. Noack told The Golden Hammer, “This proposal is just a first step. I realize that we need […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough ushers Commissioners Court into new era of ethics at March 26 meeting, developing strong alliance with Commissioner Noack

Conroe, April 16 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough led the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to endorse unanimously the JD Lambright Local Government Ethics Reform Act at the March 26, 2019, Commissioners Court meeting, an action which may usher in a new era of right versus wrong as a standard for conduct in Montgomery County. […]

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 […]

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Commissioner Noack joined Montgomery County Judge Keough, Citizens Budget Committee in calling for County government spending reductions for Fiscal Year 2020

Image: Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack (left) and his natural ally, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough (right). Conroe, April 13 – Precinct 3 Montgomery County Commissioner James Noack, Republican of The Woodlands, issued a letter on Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, which the Commissioner sent to all County government department heads and all […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court votes against removing tolls on State Highway 242 flyovers

Conroe, April 10 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough sought to alleviate traffic by removing the flyover tolls at the intersection of State Highway 242 and Interstate 45. The Commissioners Court members would hear none of that sensible proposal and voted it down two (Keough, Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack) to three (Precinct 4 Commissioner […]

Secretive facilities planning, other Montgomery County spending present perils for taxpayers at every turn in Tuesday Commissioners Court meeting

Secretive facilities planning, other Montgomery County spending present perils for taxpayers at every turn in Tuesday Commissioners Court meeting

Conroe, April 9 – Secretive facilities planning and other County government spending proposals present perils at every turn for taxpayers during the Tuesday, April 9, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Montgomery County’s government continues to merit its reputation as “the most corrupt County government in Texas.” Facilities spending: budget breaker? Despite assurances […]

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