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Mayor Turner selects Troy Finner as new chief of police

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the appointment of Houston native and 31-year Houston Police Department veteran, Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner, as the City of Houston’s next Police Chief. Chief Finner began his career with the Houston Police Department in 1990 and has worked in every aspect of the department, serving […]

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Mayor Turner blasts Gov. Abbott on lift of mask mandate

 On a day when the city of Houston reported 408 new positive cases and five additional deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Sylvester Turner called Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the statewide mask mandate “disappointing and disheartening.” “The governor is wrong to rollback the statewide mask order. The […]

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Boil water notice lifted in Houston

Effective immediately, the City of Houston has lifted the boil water notice that has been in place since Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Customers no longer need to boil water used for drinking, cooking and making ice. Water quality testing submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has confirmed […]

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