Read election Q&A's with Sugar Land, Missouri City-area candidates

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

See who is on the ballot in our Sugar Land and Missouri City coverage area in the upcoming election. Early voting is Oct. 13-30. Election Day is Nov. 3.

U.S. House

Election Q&A: U.S. House District 22 candidates Sri Preston Kulkarni, Troy Nehls, Joseph LeBlanc


Meet the candidates for U.S. House of Representatives District 22.

Missouri City


Q&A: Hear from Robin J. Elackatt, Yolanda Ford, Fred Taylor—candidates for Missouri City mayor


Candidates for Missouri City mayor discuss challenges facing the city, economic development and more.

Q&A: Hear from Vashaundra Edwards, Reginald Pearson—candidates for Missouri City City Council, At-Large Position 1

Learn more about incumbent Vashaundra Edwards and challenger Reginald Pearson, the two candidates for Missouri City City Council, At-Large Position 1.

Q&A: Hear from Lynn Clouser, James Mable, Chris Preston—candidates for Missouri City Council At-Large Position 2

Read Q&A's with Missouri City City Council At-Large Position 2 candidates on local issues, including why they are running for the seat, economic development and the future of the city.

Sugar Land

Election Q&A: Sugar Land City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates Taylor Landin and William Ferguson

Read Q&A's with Sugar Land City Council At-Large Position 1 candidates on the issues.

Fort Bend ISD

Q&A: Meet Jason Burdine, Angie Hanan—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees Position 1

Read Q&A's with the candidates on issues, including returning to school during the coronavirus pandemic, the best use of district facilities and a future bond election.

Q&A: Meet Kristin Tassin, Shirley Rose-Gilliam—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees Position 4

Hear from Position 4 candidates Kristin Tassin and Shirley Rose-Gilliam on reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic and other Fort Bend ISD issues.

Q&A: Meet Allison Drew, Reggie Abraham, Denetta Williams—candidates for Fort Bend ISD board of trustees, Position 5

Position 5 Fort Bend ISD board of trustee candidates responded to a questionnaire ahead of the November election. Read their answers here.

Claire Shoop and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation holds a number of events each year commemorating the holiday, including a parade and concert in the park. (Courtesy Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation)
Missouri City's annual Juneteenth celebration to culminate with parade and concert, June 19

Read more about this year's event and the organization behind it—the Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation.

ribbon cutting
Nearly $400M project to boost Houston-area water supply by up to 500M gallons a day

The project has been in development for over 50 years and broke ground in 2017.

Fort Bend County officials opened several public facilities around the county to serve as emergency cooling centers. (Courtesy Pexels)
Fort Bend County opens emergency cooling centers amid extreme heat

Fort Bend County officials have opened several public facilities to serve as emergency cooling centers for residents to find relief from the extreme heat.

Johnson Development has closed on 630 acres adjacent to Harvest Green that will add approximately 1,400 homes to the community. (Courtesy Harvest Green)
Harvest Green community in Richmond gains 630 acres

The new section will feature a variety of home styles, with designs for properties ranging from 40 to 75 feet wide. Models are expected to open in fall 2022 with home sales beginning around that time.

True Recovery Lymphatic Massage opened a Missouri City location in May. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
True Recovery Lymphatic Massage opened Missouri City location in May

The massage therapy business specializes in plastic surgery and postnatal recovery.

The expansion will increase ChampionX’s capacity to help customers with corrosion technology needs. (Courtesy ChampionX)
ChampionX expands corrosion laboratory at Sugar Land headquarters

The expansion will increase ChampionX’s capacity to help customers with corrosion technology needs.

Missouri City is in the early stages of hiring a new city manager after a majority of council voted to fire City Manager Odis Jones without cause. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
Missouri City selects GovHR to assist in recruiting city manager

Several council members noted GovHR’s experience, commitment to diversity and utilization of social media to attract candidates.

Americans spent 44% more shopping on websites, including Amazon, in 2020 than in 2019. (Courtesy Amazon)
Surge in online shopping strains Houston’s distribution channels

Online spending in the U.S. was up 44% from 2019 to 2020, and transportation expert Bill Eisele said this uptick has put a strain on the region’s transportation system.

Fort Bend County EMS Cheif Graig Temple said it would 'behoove' the county to have a major trauma center. (Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper staff)
As Fort Bend County population grows, trauma care remains at 'basic' level

Fort Bend County EMS Chief Graig Temple said it would 'behoove' the county to have a major trauma center.

Currently under construction, the restaurant will be located near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Airport Boulevard. (Courtesy Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar)
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar to open at The Grid in 2022

Currently under construction, the restaurant will be located near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Airport Boulevard.

The Fort Bend ISD board of trustees unanimously approved an updated superintendent search calendar during its June 15 meeting. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Fort Bend ISD board to interview superintendent candidates in August

The FBISD board of trustees unanimously approved an updated superintendent search calendar during its June 15 meeting.