Health & Science

Mayor Sylvester Turner Mandates Masks For City Employees, Despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s Ban

Posted on · In an internal memo, Turner directed all city employees who can "medically tolerate" a face covering to wear one while on city premises in areas where it’s difficult to maintain social distancing. The mandate is effective Wednesday.

Houston

Appellate Court Reverses Prop B Ruling That Blocked Pay Parity For Houston Firefighters

Posted on · The decision comes as the fire union fights to have signatures verified in time for a crucial August deadline to have a new charter amendment placed on the November ballot — a process Mayor Sylvester Turner said this week could instead take months.