63 Chinese coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, with one area most severe, while President Trump considers Tri-State quarantine, Governor Abbott imposes new measures

63 Chinese coronavirus cases in Montgomery County, with one area most severe, while President Trump considers Tri-State quarantine, Governor Abbott imposes new measures

Image: President Donald Trump salutes as the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort pulls away from the pier at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is at right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) BREAKING […]

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 […]

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 […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough, team of Millsaps-Sutton-Whittington make important advance towards transparency through new Commissioners Court agenda format

Montgomery County Judge Keough, team of Millsaps-Sutton-Whittington make important advance towards transparency through new Commissioners Court agenda format

Image: Then Montgomery County Judge-Elect Mark Keough (right) and Kim Keough, the First Lady of Montgomery County, at the White House on December 10, 2018, where they represented Montgomery County well. Conroe, January 27 – It was early. It was transparent. It’s a major step in the direction of government openness and transparency. Montgomery County […]

Unethical Montgomery County Commissioners Court agenda practices continue, but Chief of Staff Millsaps promises changes

Conroe, January 7 – Problematically, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s first Commissioners Court agenda for the Tuesday, January 8, 2019, meeting contains the corrupt secretive practices of his predecessor Craig Doyal. Keough’s Chief of Staff, Jason Millsaps, has assured, “We’re following the previous methods for this one meeting, because we had to prepare and post […]

Keough to stand with citizens during upcoming Montgomery County government budget process, even if County Judge Doyal excludes him like the rest of us

Conroe, April 3 – With the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about to enter the budget process, mired with a lame duck, aggressively anti-citizen County Judge, Craig Doyal, and a brand new Budget Office Director, Amanda Carter, who has already succumbed to anti-citizen, pro-bureaucracy ways, citizens must be particularly vigilant. Last night at the bi-weekly meeting […]

Candidates draw ballot position at GOP office; Keough: “I’m right where I want to be”

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, December 21 – Candidates for the Republican nomination who filed for a ballot position in Montgomery County in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election participated in a ballot position drawing today at the Republican Party’s office in downtown Conroe. Wally Wilkerson, the Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman oversaw the procedure. For […]

BREAKING NEWS: District Clerk candidate Miller issues somber statement critical of District Clerk’s office error delaying execution date of Trotter’s convicted murderer

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, October 26 – Former 19-year District Clerk employee and candidate for Montgomery County District Clerk in the March 2018 Republican Primary Election Melisa Miller issued a somber statement upon learning of the mistake in District Clerk Barbara Adamick’s office which is resulting in the delay of the execution date of Larry Swearing, […]