County Judge Keough, Commissioners Court add new method to secretive goverment: “special sessions”

County Judge Keough, Commissioners Court add new method to secretive goverment: “special sessions”

Image: Montgomery County Auditor spoke to an empty Commissioners Courtroom on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, during the “special meeting” of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. The “special meetings” have become Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s and the Commissioners Court’s latest method of conducting government in secret. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 6 – […]

Dark Meetings, Dark Operations, Part 6 of 6: Could there be some light in the darkness of Montgomery County’s very secretive, closed government?

Dark Meetings, Dark Operations, Part 6 of 6: Could there be some light in the darkness of Montgomery County’s very secretive, closed government?

Image: Could there be some light in the darkness of Montgomery County’s very secretive, closed government? The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 19 – Montgomery County’s government has earned its reputation as “the most corrupt county government in Texas?” Mark Keough, now the County Judge, made a point of the County government’s terrible reputation […]

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Innocent or guilty: Montgomery County Open Meetings trial set for March 27

Image: Special Prosecutor Christopher Downey. ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, March 1 – The jury trial of Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark, and political consultant Marc Davenport for allegedly conspiring to circumvent the Texas Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) is set for March 27 […]

NOVEMBER 2015 ROAD BOND PASSED BUT FAILED

Conroe, January 13 – In a December 28, 2016, press release, County Judge Craig Doyal bragged that one of “several successes for the county…in 2016” was “successfully passed a $280 million road bond election, and many projects are now underway.” Doyal revealed his confusion, because the $280 million road bond passed in 2015, not 2016. […]