Local

MCHD GLASSDOOR WRAPUP

Montgomery County Hospital District is a great example of a special district that has outlived its original charter. MCHD is a Hospital District without a hospital but it lives on to grow its bureaucracy and operate its approximately 35 ambulances and keep its bank account awash with taxpayer cash. Its Read more…

By Citizen, ago
Nation

TRUMP PLANS MOTHER OF ALL TOLL ROADS

No Engineer Left Behind Crony  Dream Come True Public Private Partnership on steroids FREE ROADS? In a quiet move that will make the few remaining devotees of limited government cry, a report is out that reveals Donald Trump’s  plan to pump $1 trillion of new infrastructure spending into the U.S. Read more…

By Citizen, ago
Spending

BLAME THE GUY WHO INVENTED PROPERTY TAXES

The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly October 24, 2016 – 7:00 PMChris Calton [1] Topics: Media and Culture [2]Philosophy and Methodology [3]Political Theory [4]In 1868, a young Henry George wrote an editorial on the nearly completed Pacific Railroad that was soon to connect his state of California with the rest of Read more…

By Citizen, ago
Local

YOLLICK PROPOSES NONPROFIT SHELTER

Montgomery County may start 30-day animal shelter plan By Catherine Dominguez, cdominguez@hcnonline.com Published 7:06 pm, Monday, October 24, 2016 Montgomery County commissioners will discuss implementing a 30-day plan for the animal shelter for possible transition to new management. Commissioners Court is scheduled to start 9:30 a.m. today on the fourth floor Read more…

By Citizen, ago