Mayor Sylvester Turner delivered his annual state of the city address on Wednesday, Oct. 13, focusing on Houston’s resiliency during both the pandemic and several natural disasters while also touting the city’s progress as a leader in technology and innovation and work to uplift under-resourced neighborhoods. For the first time, […]Read More
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HOUSTON – More than 1,600 full- and part-time positions will be available at the Turnaround Houston Job & Readiness Fair, held virtually from Friday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct 24. Job seekers can access the virtual portal to browse open positions anytime. Those wishing to chat live with hiring employers […]Read More
HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner visited two school campuses Saturday afternoon to help educators and health leaders welcome families to Super Saturday Vaccination Day. The initiative is a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Education, the Houston Health Department, Harris County Public Health, and Houston-area school districts to vaccinate teachers, […]Read More
HOUSTON — Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on the state’s ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19. During a press conference, the Governor issued Executive Orders expanding occupancy levels for restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms and exercise facilities and classes, museums, and libraries, and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of […]Read More
HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council members today approved the new More Space program to help restaurants accommodate more customers while maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new program allows any restaurant to convert 50% of its off-street parking spaces to serve customers. This expanded outdoor […]Read More