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By Jake Magee |
By Jake Magee
Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood
Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.
Mayor Turner names University of Houston-Clear Lake professor chair of Houston's inaugural women’s commission
The 25 women on the commission will develop and propose policy recommendations, identify gaps in information that need further study and advise city leaders on ways to improve the quality of life for women throughout Houston.
The METRO board of directors met Sept. 21 to give an overview of the drafted budget as well as to receive public comments. It was unanimously approved at the Sept. 23 board meeting.
Qatar Charity along with the University of Houston-Clear Lake Diplomacy Institute will host a food distribution event.
Texas Secretary of State's office announces audit of 2020 election results in Dallas, Collin, Tarrant and Harris counties
In a statement released Sept. 23, the office said it anticipates the state Legislature will fund the process.
CI Nation roundup: Perfect Game coming to Cedar Park; Kyle City Council approves trail master plan to connect Austin to San Antonio and more top stories
Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 24.
Big League Dreams to reopen in League City; New Caney ISD officials address student possession of a gun, and more top stories from Greater Houston
Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Greater Houston area.
While hospitality and tourism were hit hard by the pandemic and some sectors of the industry are slower to recover, experts said they are optimistic as people rediscover their love of the outdoors and revisit old favorite places.
Comcast will award $1 million to small businesses owned by people of color in Fort Bend and Harris counties.
CI Nation roundup: Round Rock ISD trustees considered for censuring; New Caney ISD addresses allegations of student with gun at campus event and more top stories
Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 23.
On average, Harris County homeowners may see lower tax rates in the next year, but it will come at the cost of $17 million in funding for the county’s hospital district, according to Harris County Administrator David Berry.
Brandon Rottinghaus, the University of Houston’s political science chair, breaks down each Texas proposition before voters head to the polls in November.
Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.