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News from the Mayor's Office

La Mafia joins entertainment line-up for tonight’s celebration of the life of President George H.W. Bush (12/3/2018) - HOUSTON – Tejano music stars La Mafia will join other celebrity music performers at tonight’s 7 p.m. celebration of the…
Mayor: Houston trade mission to India opened doors to more local economic and cultural expansion (11/25/2018) -                             HOUSTON – From natural gas demand to tourism, tech innovation, real estate development and more, the Greater Houston Partnership trade…
Mayor Sylvester Turner’s statement on the death of Ray Hill (11/24/2018) - Mayor Sylvester Turner’s statement on the passing of Houston civil rights activist Ray Hill: “Ray Hill, my friend and warrior,…
Credit Rating Agency Changes City of Houston’s Outlook, Fitch notes further cost cutting will be necessary (11/15/2018) - HOUSTON- In its first report since voters approved Proposition B on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Fitch announced Thursday it had changed…
Municipal Courts Officials Urge Program Participation, Amnesty Discounts Available Through Saturday, November 17th (11/14/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department’s 2018 Fall Amnesty Program will end 11:59 p.m., Saturday, November…

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Community News & Events

Houston Health Department Program Offering Ex-Offenders Second Chance Celebrating 20th Biannual Graduation (12/13/2018) - HOUSTON – The lure of fast money led Morris Young to a revolving door of incarceration.Following his third stint behind…
Property Owners Should Prepare for Lower Lake Levels (12/4/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Houston Public Works is monitoring forecasts calling for substantial rainfall this Friday and Saturday.  If the storm…
CDC national health survey coming to Harris County (11/26/2018) - HOUSTON – The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of…
Neighborhood Restoration Centers Reach Out to Harvey Victims (11/15/2018) - Harvey Recovery Fairs help people get on path to recovery City of Houston Neighborhood Restoration Centers and community partners continue…
Municipal Courts Officials Urge Program Participation, Amnesty Discounts Available Through Saturday, November 17th (11/14/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department’s 2018 Fall Amnesty Program will end 11:59 p.m., Saturday, November…

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Public Safety News

UPDATE: Suspect Charged, Wanted in Shooting at 11573 South Wilcrest Drive (12/13/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 11573 South Wilcrest Drive about…
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Shooting at 1714 Collingsworth (12/12/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the shooting of a man at 1714 Collingsworth about 11:20 p.m. on…
Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 6863 River Bluff Drive (12/11/2018) - The fatal shooting of a man at 6863 River Bluff Drive about 11:40 p.m. on Monday (December 10) will be…
UPDATE: Second Suspect Arrested, Charged in Child’s Death at 5401 Rampart (12/6/2018) - Charges have been filed against a second suspect arrested in the death of a child at 5401 Rampart about 11:45…
Property Owners Should Prepare for Lower Lake Levels (12/4/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Houston Public Works is monitoring forecasts calling for substantial rainfall this Friday and Saturday.  If the storm…

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Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities

Property Owners Should Prepare for Lower Lake Levels (12/4/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Houston Public Works is monitoring forecasts calling for substantial rainfall this Friday and Saturday.  If the storm…
New Upgrades to Houston Adopt-A-Drain Program (11/1/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Houston’s Adopt-A-Drain program has unveiled several upgrades for program participants.  The popular naming feature is back up…
Houston Public Works Wins Proud Partner Award (10/31/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – Less than a year after it launched, the Houston Adopt-A-Drain program has been selected to receive the 2018…
Houston Public Works Offers Water Conservation Tips (7/20/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – High temperatures are leading to a record demand for electricity and water this summer.  While Houston Water…
Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App (5/24/2017) - HOUSTON —The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called…
Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge Winners Honored by IKEA (5/9/2017) - HOUSTON — The City of Houston and IKEA today recognized the winners of the Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge – a…

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Business & Development

Mayor: Houston trade mission to India opened doors to more local economic and cultural expansion (11/25/2018) -                             HOUSTON – From natural gas demand to tourism, tech innovation, real estate development and more, the Greater Houston Partnership trade…
City Housing Department Ramps Up to Deliver on Harvey Recovery (3/14/2018) - Houston, TX – The city’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) added five disaster recovery, affordable housing and finance experts…
Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
Mayor Turner, Climate Mayors Vow to Honor Paris Climate Agreement Goals (6/1/2017) - HOUSTON – In response to President Trump’s decision withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Mayor Sylvester Turner joined…

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