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The Disinfectant Fiasco

By Bob Hebert When the Covid-19 virus hit Fort Bend County, two things happened almost at once. First, there was a run to stock up on cleaning...
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Repeal the Property Tax?

By Bob Hebert – It’s election time, and once again calls are being made to repeal the property tax. I certainly favor repealing the property tax...
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Cybersecurity

By WJ Interests – Cybercrimes, fraud and identity theft are serious threats and are among the fastest growing crimes in America. According to...
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Great Red Wine Values

YOENOPHILE | By Denman Moody – In the last three months of 2019, I tasted about 200 red wines looking for great values in all price ranges. Most of...
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Take Control of Credit Scores

Your credit rating can affect your ability to make purchases on credit by limiting the amount of credit for which you may apply or receive. Learn...
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2020 Election

If getting organized is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, here’s a list of the most important election dates this year, because Election 2020...
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2020 Bucket List of the Best Places to Travel: Paris

Paris is everything that has been written about the beautiful city, and it is the number one destination for too many reasons to account for here....
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2020 Personal Financial Planning Calendar

By WJ Interests – Happy New Year! Don’t let 2020 pass you by and let hindsight be this year (see what we did there?). Take prudent steps now...
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Primary Decisions: March 2020

By Patti Parish-Kaminski – This year marks a unique election year across America, but especially in Fort Bend. While the March 3rd primaries...
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There’s Nothing “Trendy” about the Green Building Trend

By Jim Rice, LEED AP BD+C, CxA – “Green.” “Sustainable.” “Eco-friendly.” These words have become a part of the modern lexicon,...
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Diversity – Strength or Weakness?

By Bob Hebert – Fort Bend community leaders speaking publicly are often quoted saying that diversity is our strength, while they privately...
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recent from PUBLISHERS PREVIEW The State of Fort Bend’s Healthcare
The State of Fort Bend’s Healthcare   As we go to press with this issue of Fort Bend CEO, the first case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been “presumptive positive” in Fort Bend.  While this is alarming as a public health issue, the question arises: How is a diagnosis of COVID-19 in our community going to affect us and...
recent from FEATURE STORY Repeal the Property Tax?
Repeal the Property Tax? By Bob Hebert – It’s election time, and once again calls are being made to repeal the property tax. I certainly favor repealing the property tax due to its regressive nature. A property tax is levied against what you own, not what you earn. That can create extreme hardship for homeowners finding...
recent from POLITICAL Primary Decisions: March 2020
Primary Decisions: March 2020 By Patti Parish-Kaminski – This year marks a unique election year across America, but especially in Fort Bend. While the March 3rd primaries will lead up to the general election featuring what many assume will be President Trump’s reelection bid, Fort Bend voters will decide in the March primary on...
recent from FORT BEND CHAMBER January/February 2020 – Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
January/February 2020 – Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce 20 Years  – Murray Insurance & Financial, Jim Murray.  RG Miller Engineers, Inc., Andrew Paderanga. Texana Center, Andi...
recent from TRAVEL 2020 Bucket List of the Best Places to Travel: Paris
2020 Bucket List of the Best Places to Travel: Paris Paris is everything that has been written about the beautiful city, and it is the number one destination for too many reasons to account for here. However, this destination offers all of the delights that one should expect and more when enjoying a vacation. From the iconic eateries to the museums and...
recent from EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS There’s Nothing “Trendy” about the Green Building Trend
There’s Nothing “Trendy” about the Green Building Trend By Jim Rice, LEED AP BD+C, CxA – “Green.” “Sustainable.” “Eco-friendly.” These words have become a part of the modern lexicon, applied to everything from the cars we drive to the food we eat. Sometimes they’re used so often it can be hard to remember that they actually are more than just...