Post Tagged with: "Mayor Sylvester Turner"

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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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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