Owners John and Jennifer Garrett launched the rst edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 with three full-time employees covering Round Rock and Pugerville, Texas. We have expanded our operations to include hundreds of employees, our own printing operation and over 30 hyperlocal editions across three states. Our circulation is over 2 million residential mailboxes, and it grows each month with new residents and developments.
FROMEMILY: As the 87th Texas legislative session convenes in Austin, our local representatives have authored several bills. On Page 19, you will nd bill descriptions as well as information on redistricting after the 2020 census. In this issue we also designed a fun, noncomprehensive guide to food trucks in our community (see Page 21). Emily Heineman, GENERALMANAGER
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FROMSHAWN: It has been nearly one year since the rst case of COVID-19 was detected in the Greater Houston area. With 2020 in the rearview mirror, our front-page stories focus on the future of the oil and gas industry in Cy-Fair and on Harris County eorts to prioritize equity, a conversation ocials said took on new weight in light of the pandemic. Shawn Arrajj, SENIOR EDITOR
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