Archive for November 2nd, 2020

Judge: 127,000 votes cast at drive-thru polling centers will count

HOUSTON – A federal judge on Monday rejected what appears to many to be a Republican voter suppression tactic to invalidate nearly 127,000 ballots in Houston and Harris County that were cast at drive-thru polling centers due to the pandemic. The lawsuit was filed by conservative Texas activists who did […]

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COVID-19 Response and Resiliency in 2020 State of the City

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner delivered his fifth State of the City address, his first on virtual platform, on Oct. 22, hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership. He addressed the COVID-19 health pandemic, economic challenges, racial justice, homelessness, mental health and street infrastructure. During the 15-minute speech, Mayor Turner outlined […]

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Houstonians join Nigerian community to #EndSars

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner joined Houston Nigerian community members in front of City Hall on Oct. 23 for a peaceful #EndSARS prayer vigil. The vigil called for an end to the violence against people protesting  police brutality and demanding police reform in Nigeria. Mayor Turner was joined by Congressman […]

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