Here’s hoping you paid attention to your civics and government classes when you were in school and that you kept up along the way as you’ve been voting. Otherwise the electoral process can get a bit confusing. For starters, we just had a primary election March 3 in Texas for both the Democratic and Republican parties’ candidates for a wide range of local, statewide and federal … [Read more...] about Voters in both parties invited to get more involved
For about 20-30 years now, cities throughout the U.S. have been into bicycle infrastructure. Sugar Land is no exception with its impressive hike and bike trails. And for a while now, the city has been working on the expansion of bike network improvement projects. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago that we began seeing dedicated bike lanes stripped with white paint in our … [Read more...] about Get ready for more bike-shared lanes on roads
There are 15 Republicans and four Democrats who each want to be their party’s candidate to run for office in November’s general election to succeed outgoing U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, a Republican who is not seeking reelection in Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. Who filed first for the March 3 primaries? It was Republican candidate Greg Hill from Pearland, and the last one to … [Read more...] about Who’s got the juju in crowded primaries for District 22?
A look at Sugar Land’s 12th annual State of the City Address (SOCA) on Jan. 24 is one of the ways to call attention to successes and plans for the city’s future direction. The takeaways this go round at the breakfast event – organized by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and held at the Sugar Land Marriott – focused on the city’s commitment for enjoying a safer city than ever … [Read more...] about Sugar Land way still in style after 60 years
Ahhhh, our Fort Benders love galas, those social occasions with special entertainment and a fundraising objective for good causes that benefit the community. In some circles, some may argue that we have too many galas. But do we really? If you can assign a number to the total hosted locally, perhaps you’re one of the regulars and among the many that enjoy good parties, good … [Read more...] about Do we have too many galas in Fort Bend County?