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Montgomery County Judge And Members Of Commissioners Court Indicted

County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark have all been indicted on misdemeanor charges.

The Montgomery County Judge and two members of Commissioners Court have been indicted on charges they violated the state’s Open Meetings Act.

County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley, and Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark have all been indicted on misdemeanor charges. They’re accused of improperly exchanging emails concerning the county’s $280 million road bond that voters passed in November.

The charge carries up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $500.

Houston attorney Christopher Downey was brought in as special prosecutor in the case.

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Gail Delaughter

Gail Delaughter

Transportation Reporter

From early-morning interviews with commuters to walks through muddy construction sites, Gail covers all aspects of getting around Houston. That includes walking, driving, cycling, taking the bus, and occasionally flying. Before she became transportation reporter in 2011, Gail hosted weekend programs for Houston Public Media. She's also covered courts in...

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