Government largesse has thrust moral issues into Montgomery County local government elections

Conroe, January 16 – The massive size of the Montgomery County government, and its growth into areas such as centralized economic planning, the size and shape of families, and gigantic staffs of friends, family members, and political supporters, has thrust moral issues into a central position in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Clearly, […]

JP Metts likely committed criminal “official oppression” when he sexually harassed County employee

New Caney and Conroe, January 14 – The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission findings (show in full below at the end of this article) that Precinct 4 Montgomery County Justice of the Peace James Metts committed sexual harassment against former County employee Delonna Snow also constituted findings that Metts had violated a Texas criminal […]

Roberts: Judiciary will review sexual misconduct policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts used his annual report on the federal judiciary Sunday to promise a careful evaluation of its sexual misconduct policies and to highlight the work of court employees following the year’s destructive hurricanes. Roberts touched only briefly on the issue of workplace sexual misconduct, which has in recent months […]

Senate says $1.5 million paid over 20 years for ‘harassment’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate quietly released a bare-bones report late Thursday on what a statement called “harassment settlement” data, showing that nearly $1.5 million in taxpayers’ money has been spent over the past two decades to cover claims against lawmakers and other Senate offices. The two-page release contained no names of senators or victims. […]

Nevada Democrat, facing ethics probe, won’t seek re-election

AP-US–Sexual Misconduct-Nevada Lawmaker,2nd Ld-Writethru Dec 16, 2017 4:49PM (GMT 22:49) – 437 words Eds: With AP Photo. LAS VEGAS (AP) — First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada, who is at the center of sexual harassment allegations, announced Saturday he won’t seek re-election. Kihuen’s announcement came a day after the House Ethics Committee opened an […]

Female candidate quits Kansas race over 2005 harassment suit

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks. Andrea Ramsey announced in […]

Minnesota governor set to name Franken’s Senate replacement

AP-US-Senate-Minnesota Dec 13, 2017 12:10AM (GMT 06:10) – 440 words By KYLE POTTER ,  Associated Press. Eds: Adds details, background. Will be updated from 10 a.m. news conference. With AP Photos. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, […]

Republicans prove they’re the anti-sexual harassment party in Alabama’s United States Senate contest

Birmingham, December 13 – Democrat former United States Attorney Doug Jones defeated former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore in the special United States Senate election yesterday. Out of more than 1.3 million votes cast, Jones won by less than 21,000 votes in this state which has not had a democrat U.S. Senator since January […]

Fox-26 News, ace investigator Greg Groogan report Metts’ sexual harassment, Bagley, Clark call for Metts’ resignation

New Caney and Conroe, December 11 – Fox-26 News and its ace investigative reporter Greg Groogan appeared in Montgomery County today to investigate and report the full story concerning JP James Metts’ sexual harassment of former County employee Delonna Snow as well as the formal findings by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against […]

Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama

BC-US–Alabama Senate,5th Ld-Writethru Dec 09, 2017 10:29PM (GMT 04:29) – 1000 words By STEVE PEOPLES and KIM CHANDLER ,  Associated Press Eds: Adds AP photos. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but scandal alone will not convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat […]