Local

DOYAL CALLS OUT MCMULLAN & YOLLICK

Judge Doyal offers comments at conclusion of salary study presentation reveals Commissioner Noack was sole commissioner to request salary increase last year. Noack is same Commissioner who berated cussing Animal Shelter Director over salary amounts.

By Citizen X, ago
Spending

SCHOOL BONDS – WHAT CAN GO WRONG?

Oil Patch Schools Facing Budget Nightmare by Kiah Collier,  The Texas Tribune  July 2, 2016 How plunging oil prices are reversing fortunes across Texas. Read all the stories in this series. In December 2014, the week Pam Seipp became interim superintendent of Runge schools, the tiny South Texas district held Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
Nation

Sin Taxes and Tax Sins

By Joel McDurmon Perhaps you’ve heard of the latest Federal taxes imposed on tobacco. This unprecedented tax hike funds health insurance for poor children, and also is supposed help deter smoking as a public health measure. Sounds great as marketed to the public, but, as a Christian, I vehemently oppose Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
Local

TOWNSHIP TO EXPAND LOSING TRANSPORTATION DEPT

DOUBLE DOWN Success Breeds Success as the overused motivational slogan says. And apparently the Woodlands Township is ready to double down on transportation losses and declining ridership by expanding their transportation brain trust. A Township employment posting here calls for  a Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Services. The advertisement explains “the Read more…

By Citizen X, ago
Local

WOODLANDS EXPRESS TAX DOLLAR BLOWHOLE

If The Woodlands Township has an economics department with its own reality show then this might be the intro, You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land ( The Woodlands ) whose boundaries are that of Read more…

By Citizen X, ago