Posted on · Despite a tight budget and ongoing pension problems, city leaders say they remain committed to funding the arts.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says all three employee pension systems are now behind the reform plan. The city council will vote on the issue this Wednesday.
Posted on · Mayor Turner says it will target parts of town with high poverty, unemployment and crime rates, and persons who are looking for employment after being incarcerated.
Posted on · Waste Management's contract with the city expires March 16. Mayor Sylvester Turner says curbside pickups will continue as the city looks for a new recycling collection firm.
Posted on · Turner will send his first budget to Houston City Council in April. With the exception of law enforcement, most city services are looking at funding cuts of 5 to 7 percent.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's pothole initiative will officially launch next week.
Posted on · Sylvester Turner’s first full city council meeting went right to the crux of Houston’s problems.
Posted on · Council Member Michael Kubosh wanted to delay appointing Council Member Ellen Cohen as mayor pro tem, although the council ultimately approved the appointment.
Posted on · The new mayor took the oath of office during a ceremony at Jones Hall on Monday morning.
Posted on · Mayor-Elect Sylvester Turner and new city council members take their oaths of office Monday morning.
Posted on · Mayor-Elect Sylvester Turner and new city council members take their oaths of office this morning. But Turner's transition team has been working with Mayor Annise Parker since the runoff election.
Posted on · They agree the city's finances is one of the main challenges he will face and think his experience as a state representative may help him.
Posted on · Houston Mayor-Elect Sylvester Turner says he plans to draw upon some of Harris County’s programs during his first term in office.
Posted on · The race for Houston’s next mayor was decided by a little more than 4,000 votes. If you were monitoring the vote on Saturday night, you probably didn’t get the full picture.
Posted on · The 26-year Democratic state representative defeated businessman Bill King 51 to 49 percent in Saturday’s runoff election.