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The Houston Breakdown Community Impact News

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Weekly news updates featuring the most recent government, business, development and transportation stories from Community Impact Newspaper.

    Houston ISD gives update on 5-year plan & a special announcement

    Houston ISD gives update on 5-year plan & a special announcement

    Community Impact Senior Editor Shawn Arrajj brings a report from one of Houston ISD’s recent town halls, where the district is updating community members on progress with Houston ISD’s five-year plan. Plus, later in the episode, Community Impact’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tess Coverman stops by with an announcement on the company’s brand refresh.

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Holly Galvan Posey and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

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    • 19 min
    Harris County prepares for bond election & Houston gears up for fall events

    Harris County prepares for bond election & Houston gears up for fall events

    Community Impact reporter and Report for America corps member Rachel Carlton discusses what to know heading into the Harris County bond election on Nov. 8. Plus, digital journalist Sierra Rozen stops by with details on fall events coming up this season.

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge and Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 13 min
    Houston area officials consider local impact of mental health challenges, student loan relief

    Houston area officials consider local impact of mental health challenges, student loan relief

    Community Impact editor Anna Lotz discusses how Harris and Montgomery counties, along with a number of local businesses and nonprofits, are working to address growing calls for mental health assistance in the community. Also, reporter Wesley Gardner drops by to explain the local impact of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. 

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Holly Galvan Posey and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 19 min
    Collins opens its doors at the Houston Spaceport & Houston sees transportation investment from state

    Collins opens its doors at the Houston Spaceport & Houston sees transportation investment from state

    Community Impact reporter Daniel Weeks brings the latest update from the Houston Spaceport, where Collins Aerospace recently cut the ribbon for its new facility. Plus, reporter Christopher Green discusses Texas’ newly approved 10-year transportation plan and what it has in store for Houston.

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Sierra Rozen and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 12 min
    Houston area sees growing union activity & record-breaking heat recedes

    Houston area sees growing union activity & record-breaking heat recedes

    Community Impact Senior Editor Shawn Arrajj discusses the rising trend of local workers considering forming unions, including workers at a Starbucks location. Also, reporter George Wiebe reflects on Houston’s sizzling summer and what can be expected from the local effects of climate change in years to come. 

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Holly Galvan Posey and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 21 min
    Hurricane Harvey, 5 years later

    Hurricane Harvey, 5 years later

    Matt Stephens and Danica Lloyd reflect on their coverage of the event as they navigated Harvey themselves. Plus, meteorologist Jeff Lindner and Harris County Flood Control District Deputy Director of Engineering and Construction Alan Black share their memories of the hurricane and how Harris County’s recovery has progressed.

    The Houston Breakdown is a production of Community Impact Newspaper. This episode was produced by Olivia Aldridge with assistance from Summer El-Shahawy and editing by Marie Leonard. Weather and allergy reports are sourced from www.weather.com and AccuWeather.

    • 34 min

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