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Talk to the Mayor: Sylvester Turner Answers Your Questions

Upon taking office in January, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s first action was to establish a new policy in hopes of better addressing Houston’s ongoing pothole challenges. He has also begun a full-scale review of the city’s budget. Of course, those efforts represent just some of the responsibilities of being the mayor of America’s fourth-largest city. We […]

Mayor Sylvester Turner announces his executive order to tackle the city’s budget shortfall on Jan. 27, 2016. (Photo: Florian Martin, Houston Public Media)

Upon taking office in January, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s first action was to establish a new policy in hopes of better addressing Houston’s ongoing pothole challenges. He has also begun a full-scale review of the city’s budget. Of course, those efforts represent just some of the responsibilities of being the mayor of America’s fourth-largest city.

We talk with Mayor Turner about potholes and the budget, but mostly, it’s an opportunity for you to ask your questions of the mayor directly.

(Above: Mayor Sylvester Turner announces his executive order to tackle the city’s budget shortfall on Jan. 27, 2016. Photo: Florian Martin, Houston Public Media)

MORE:
Update: Mayor Turner Reveals New Budgeting Plan (News 88.7, Jan. 27, 2016)
City Of Houston Launches Pothole Website (News 88.7, Jan. 19, 2016)

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