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Monday, October 28, 2019
The Fort Bend Economic Development Council unanimously passed a Resolution of Support at its October Board of Directors meeting for the Fort Bend County bond election on the ballot this election cycle. The proposed $82,300,000 in general obligation bonds will be committed to improved drainage infrastructure and flood mitigation. The county's financial commitment, which will not require a tax ...read more
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
(Fort Bend County, Texas – Aug. 22, 2019)  Fort Bend County Judge KP George today launched a task force to position the county as a major hub for technology companies.   The task force is being led by Tom Webb, Vice President of Products for HCSS, a software company based in Sugar Land. Webb said Fort Bend County offers the perfect mix for large and small tech companies and is keen on moving ...read more
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Smart Asset once again did a study to determine counties with the most favorable cost of  living. Fort Bend County ranked 5th in the nation and 1st in Greater Houston, based on cost of living and median household income. The rankings were based on data from the US Census Bureau 2017 5-Year American Community Survey, MIT Living Wage Study, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Consumer ...read more
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
At Comcast's new $16 million technology center in Missouri City, technicians for the internet and cable TV provider can "test drive" new product and services at a demo lab and can take classes at Comcast University. It's a far cry from the stereotypical workplace of the "cable guy." The center represents a cutting-edge expansion for Comcast — and represents yet another feather in the ...read more
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The data is in for another year, and Texas is making great strides in becoming one of the safest places to live. On both state and city levels, Texans are seeing less crime and experiencing lower rates of incarceration than in previous years. According to the 2016 FBI crime reports (the most recent data available), forty-two of the top fifty safest cities had less than one violent crime per ...read more
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