John Rigg

John joined Community Impact Newspaper in June 2012. He covers the Sugar Land/Missouri City area, and his reporting focuses on new businesses, transportation, education, development and government. John attended school in Los Angeles before returning and receiving his bachelor's in print journalism from the University of Houston.

$484 million FBISD bond initiative passes by large margin

The $484 million bond initiative for Fort Bend ISD is projected to pass by an overwhelming margin with 74 percent of residents voting in favor and 26 percent voting in opposition. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:25 PM , Vote Houston Metro

Voters to decide fate of FBISD bond

After the district called its $484.2 million bond election this summer, Fort Bend ISD residents have expressed concerns about how the bond money will be used to advance academic instruction and how the proposition will affect property taxes. more »

Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM Sugar Land | Missouri City

Sugar Land approves tax rate increase to fund park projects

Sugar Land City Council approved a property tax rate of $0.31595 per $100 of valuation at its Sept. 16 meeting, which is a $0.007 increase from last year. more »

Sep 16, 2014 8:00 PM Sugar Land | Missouri City