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Inauguration Ceremonies Held for Mayor Turner, Council Members

At inauguration ceremonies this morning (Jan. 4, 2016) at Jones Hall, Mayor Sylvester Turner took the oath of office, along with new city council members and City Controller Chris Brown. In his inaugural address, Mayor Turner shared some of his personal journey in politics and a positive message regarding the challenges facing the City of […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media

At inauguration ceremonies this morning (Jan. 4, 2016) at Jones Hall, Mayor Sylvester Turner took the oath of office, along with new city council members and City Controller Chris Brown.

In his inaugural address, Mayor Turner shared some of his personal journey in politics and a positive message regarding the challenges facing the City of Houston. And he announced a new initiative to address the city's pothole problem.

Turner was officially sworn into office in a private ceremony at City Hall Saturday (Jan. 2, 2016).

MORE: Houston Mayoral Transition Team Works Towards A Smooth One (News 88.7, Jan. 4, 2016)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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