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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)

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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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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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