Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Riley, Meador, Metts violate Texas Constitution by illegally funding private nonprofit corporations, ignore Noack’s brilliant suggestion

Conroe, August 5 – The Texas Constitution – and numerous Texas Attorney General Opinions – could not be more clear: it is against Texas law for a County government or a city to provide tax dollars to private nonprofit corporations and foundations. Nevertheless, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court – and three of its Commissioners, Mike […]

With Noack’s, Keough’s strong leadership, Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts budget at “effective rate” (same taxes as last year!) for first time in recent history!

With Noack’s, Keough’s strong leadership, Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts budget at “effective rate” (same taxes as last year!) for first time in recent history!

Image: Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae (back to camera) spoke to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on Thursday, August 1, 2019, as the Commissioners Court voted to adopt a 44.75 cents per $100 valuation tax rate and set the Montgomery County Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 at $336,506,358. Conroe, August 2 – The Montgomery […]

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Very cohesive Commissioners Court moves forward on Montgomery County government Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Image: Always immensely prepared, Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector Tammy McRae presented the certified appraisal numbers to the Montgomery County Commissioners Court to begin the second day of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Workshop. The three members of the Commissioners Court who missed the first day of the Budget Workshop were able to find their way […]

BREAKING NEWS! Commissioners Riley, Metts, Meador fail to show for first day of Montgomery County Commissioners Court budget workshop

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, July 29 – Three Montgomery County Commissioners failed to appear for the first day of the County government’s Budget Workshop on Monday, July 29, 2019, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Neither Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts, nor Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts attended the Budget Workshop at which […]

Metts and his allies’ stand against ethics, encouragement of anti-ethics stand overwhelms June 25 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Metts and his allies’ stand against ethics, encouragement of anti-ethics stand overwhelms June 25 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Rowdy Hayden (right) faces a 6-month suspension for submitting false government records to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. At the June 25, 2019, meeting of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts (left) moved to throw Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed off […]

Davis announces candidacy for GOP nomination for Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner, becomes third candidate

Conroe, July 18 – A third candidate has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the open seat, which the retirement of Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner Mike Meador will leave. John Davis announced late last week that he is seeking the Precinct 1 County Commissioner position and has promised to advocate for “ethical behavior, […]

Jaggers (“the JJ Watt of Texas foster care” per U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady) taken into custody in Montgomery County Jail

Conroe, June 26 – Terri Jaggers, whom United States Congressman Kevin Brady described as “the JJ Watt of Texas foster care” and who was a fierce political ally of Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, disgraced former Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, and Precinct 1 Commissioner Mike Meador, went into custody of the Montgomery […]

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, 2 other Montgomery County Commissioners remove GOP Vice Chairman Reed from “ethics committee”: “I believed I had confidence in him that…he would be unethical in anything to come before him…”

BREAKING NEWS! Metts, 2 other Montgomery County Commissioners remove GOP Vice Chairman Reed from “ethics committee”: “I believed I had confidence in him that…he would be unethical in anything to come before him…”

Image: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner James Metts openly drew a line in the sand when he declared his disappointment that he was no longer confident that Republican Party Vice Chairman Reagan Reed “would be unethical in anything to come before him on the [ethics] committee.” BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, June 26 – Precinct 4 Montgomery […]

Graff announces candidacy for Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner

Conroe, June 4 – Retired pastor and non-profit fundraiser Billy Graff, a resident of Conroe, announced his candidacy for Precinct 1 Montgomery County Commissioner yesterday. Graff moved to Montgomery County in 2017. Graff served as a Marine before he entered the ministry as a pastor. He served as a Baptist pastor at churches in Beaumont […]

“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 […]