Community Impact Newspaper sat in on the chamber's webinar in order to share answers to frequently asked questions about the CARES Act.
Here are the latest coronavirus-related developments from around Sugar Land, Missouri City, Fort Bend County and Fort Bend ISD.
Bauer Dean Paul Pavlou said the decision to expand Bauer classes to the Sugar Land campus was in part because more than 25% of students enrolled at Bauer are from the Fort Bend County area.
TSA limits checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport; Houston Airport System expects significant decline in March passengers
With low passenger travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport have been consolidated to make better use of resources and personnel, Houston Airport System officials said.
Catch up on some of the latest coronavirus updates for the South Houston area below.
Formerly the city manager of Coral Springs, Florida, Goodrum got his start in city government as an intern for the Sugar Land Parks & Recreation Department.
The energy company said the Houston Food Bank will receive $200,000, including $50,000 in gasoline gift cards. The Montgomery County Food Bank will also receive $50,000.
Bright Offerings, a Sugar Land-based nonprofit, has worked to economically empower 75 job candidates through its apprenticeship program in the past two years.
In the last decade, Fort Bend County's population grew by 38.8%, making it the fifth-fastest-growing county in the state by percent growth.
Read updates on how local businesses are reacting in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Prices are more of an indicator of real estate activity during the coronavirus pandemic than location or geography, a local Realtor said.
Individuals must have an order from their health care provider and call to make an appointment before arriving for testing.
The deadline for April rent is looming as renters—both in public and private housing—in the Greater Houston area may be struggling financially in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The $2 trillion package provides funding to help fight the virus and to provide financial assistance for Americans during the pandemic.
Texas ranked fifth among states in the U.S. with 275,597 initial claims filed the week ending March 28.
Precinct 4, which encompasses most of Sugar Land, is reporting the highest percentage of confirmed Fort Bend County cases.
What to know about rent, mortgages and utility bills during the coronavirus
The survey also examined the effect the order is having on households' finances and respondents’ abilities to work.
The Sugar Land Skeeters stadium will be collecting donations 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
A handful of towns and special districts still plan to go ahead with their May 2 votes, arranging polling places despite calls from the president on down directing people to stay at home to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
First responders, medical professionals across Texas worry about inadequate personal protective equipment supplies
In a survey of emergency service districts across the state, two-thirds of respondents said they were concerned about a shortage of equipment such as masks, goggles and gloves.
City officials estimate the street repairs will take two weeks to complete.
Council was presented with a clean financial audit, discussed the search for a new city manager, moved toward postpoining the May 2 election and more.
The declaration was initially signed March 12 and has since been extended twice by Commissioners Court.
The district had previously suspended in-person classes until April 10.