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Mayor Turner’s Statement on New Outdoor Mask Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Americans

HOUSTON - Earlier today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks outdoors unless in crowded settings and venues.  Please attribute the following statement...

Mayor Turner’s Statement on ExxonMobil’s Carbon Capture and Storage Project

HOUSTON -  ExxonMobil announced a $100 billion Carbon Capture and Storage project.  Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner released a statement yesterday: "As we celebrate Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the Houston Climate Action Plan,...

City Breaks Ground on Hillcroft Street Improvements, Mayor Turner Provides Update on Street Rehabilitation Program

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner, joined Together for Safer Roads (TSR), City Council Members Edward Pollard and Mike Knox, along with community partners today at a groundbreaking to turn Hillcroft Avenue into a safer and more equitable road.

President Joe Biden to visit Houston on Friday

WASHINGTON, DC - President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are planning to travel to Texas on Friday as the state continues to recover from last week's unprecedented winter storm. The...

Mayor Turner, Astros, and Community Partners Team Up for Third Day of Mass Bottled Water Distribution

HOUSTON - Despite the city of Houston having its boil water notice lifted yesterday, Mayor Sylvester Turner teamed up with the Astros Foundation, and Brothers Produce to distribute mass amounts of bottled water to Houstonians still...

Mayor Turner Appoints Robert Mock Interim Director of the Houston Emergency Center

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner has appointed Robert Mock to serve as Interim Director of the Houston Emergency Center to replace David Cutler, who retired officially on January 31. Since Sept....

Mayor Turner Encourages Houstonians to Honor Dr. King by Watching Virtual Parade and Donating to the Parade of Giving

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner encourages Houstonians to uphold the tradition of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. This year, the City of Houston and the Black Heritage Society have partnered to host safe and...

Mayor Turner’s Statement on the Death of Transgender Advocate Monica Roberts

HOUSTON - The following is Mayor Sylvester Turner's statement following the death of transgender rights advocate Monica Roberts. "From my time in the Texas Legislature until now as mayor, Monica walked every hall of government with...

Judge rules that Proposition B is unconstitutional

By: Paige Hubbard  A major breakthrough has happened in the city of Houston after a state district judge ruled that Proposition B is unconstitutional. This essentially ends the tug of war between the city of Houston and HFD along with all...

Mayor: Houston trade mission to India opened doors to more local economic and cultural expansion

“The connection between India, which has the world’s fastest growing economy, and the United States was labeled by President Obama as the defining relationship of the 21stcentury. Houston is now a trend-setter for nurturing this relationship as the result...
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Almiron stars as Paraguay beat Chile 2-0 in Copa America

Miguel Almiron got a goal and an assist as Paraguay defeated Chile 2-0 in the Copa America on Thursday (June 24) and...

102 people safe, 99 missing in Florida building collapse

Officials in Surfside, Florida, were able to declare 102 people as safe on Thursday night (June 23) following the predawn collapse of...

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash near Griggs

HOUSTON - A woman has died after she was struck by a vehicle on northbound lanes of Gulf Freeway. 

Meet the fighter pilot who saw a UFO

Former fighter pilot Lt. Cmdr. Alex Dietrich finds herself in the center of a media storm ahead of a highly anticipated government...