Thanks to Dr. Wilkerson for that GREAT feeling: the County GOP Executive Committee did super work Tuesday night

Conroe, March 2 – On this great day in Texas history, we should also thank County GOP Chairman Walter D. Wilkerson, Jr., for the positively outstanding work of the County GOP Executive Committee this past Tuesday night in overwhelmingly passing a resolution calling for significant County government spending reductions, a much-needed 20% homestead exemption on […]

County Commissioners continue to make joke of “Code of Ethics”

Conroe, February 28 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court, under the “leadership” of County Judge Craig Doyal, continues to mock and ignore the so-called “Code of Ethics” which the Court approved on January 24, 2017. The Court took that action only because the Texas Department of Transportation set a February 7, 2017, deadline by which […]

Martin, Doyal, Meador seek to tuck County budget process into secret committee

ARE THE TAXPAYERS “NOTHING MORE THAN…[CRAIG DOYAL’S] ATM”? Conroe, February 27 – Montgomery County Auditor Phyllis Martin, working closely with County Judge Craig Doyal and “chief of staff” jim fredricks, added an Agenda item to create a secret budget committee that would take the departmental budget review power away from the Commissioners Court and tuck […]

County Judge Doyal desperately deflects: go after local school spending and not us

Conroe, February 27 – County Judge Craig Doyal has made clear that his War Against The Taxpayers (“WATTS”) now includes a desperate attempt to divert attention away from the County government spending explosion over which he’s presided to local school districts instead. Doyal has repeatedly stressed that the Montgomery County portion of citizens’ tax bills […]

February 28 Commissioners Court Agenda includes (1) Clark-Noack second attempt to shift County management away from Judge Doyal, (2) secret budget committee establishment, (3) Doyal fumbling, and (4) a spending extravaganza

  Conroe, February 26 – Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark and Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack have again jointly placed their proposal to shift County Department management away from County Judge Craig Doyal and back to the full Commissioners Court. Doyal also tucked a bizarre spending proposal on the “Consent Agenda” which the Commissioners Court […]

Doyal’s antagonistic comments highlight Commissioner’s rejection of Texas Constitution’s County management structure

Doyal’s antagonistic comments highlight Commissioner’s rejection of Texas Constitution’s County management structure

Image: Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador (left) with County Judge Craig Doyal (right). Doyal and Meador are close allies and vote together almost every time on the Commissioners Court. Conroe, February 14 – County Judge Craig Doyal’s antagonistic comments towards his Commissioners Court colleagues highlighted the Court’s debate and subsequent rejection of the County […]

EPA’s Pruitt delivers spectacular speech to agency employees defining the role of government vis-a-vis private citizens, businesses

Washington, February 22 – EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt addressed employees in the United States Environment Protection Agency yesterday morning for the first time. His speech was spectacular and marks a giant change in the approach of this important federal agency towards regulation. Every regulatory agency in the federal government, in any state government, and in […]

Commissioners Court Ratings for February 14, 2017: Commissioners Noack, Clark Receive First Non-Flunking Scores Ever in History of the Ratings (!), Getting Stronger, Pushing Conservative Reform Agenda Forward; Noack’s Garners an A+

Commissioners Court Ratings for February 14, 2017: Commissioners Noack, Clark Receive First Non-Flunking Scores Ever in History of the Ratings (!), Getting Stronger, Pushing Conservative Reform Agenda Forward; Noack’s Garners an A+

Conroe, February 20 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, released the Commissioners Court ratings for the February 14, 2017, meeting with cumulative scores as well for the Fiscal Year 2017 reporting period. Points are good. For the first time ever, a member of the Commissioners Court got a score other than an […]

The Wild Montgomery County CC Homestead Exemption Debate revealed much about Doyal’s and colleagues’ philosophies

Conroe, February 14 – During the regular Commissioners Court meeting this past Tuesday, the five-person Commissioners Court debated whether to give taxpayers relief in the form of a 20% homestead exemption. The resolution, which Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack moved to adopt and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark seconded, failed on a 2 to 3 […]