Mayor’s Commission Against Gun Violence Releases Second Report

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Haley Carter, chair of the Mayor’s Commission Against Gun Violence, today announced details of the commission’s…

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Mayor Turner’s Statement on Internal Investigation into Jan. 29 HPD Narcotics Raid

Statement by Mayor Sylvester Turner on the internal investigation into the Jan. 29 HPD narcotics raid in which two suspects…

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Non-Profit Corporation’s Proposal to House Young Immigrants Downtown No Longer Includes Children Under 16

The corporation that had sought to house immigrant children ages 0 to 17 in a downtown Houston building for the…

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BARC: Houston, We Had A Tiger!

BARC — the City of Houston’s Animal Shelter and Adoptions Center — is pleased to announce that the 350-pound male…

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Application Period Opens For Mayor’s 2019 Summer Jobs Program For Youths

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Hire Houston Youth jobs program is open for summer 2019. All youth ages 16 to 24 in…

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Mayor Turner Urges Voter Registrar to Protect the Rights of Lawfully Registered Voters in Nation’s Most Diverse City

 In a letter sent today, Mayor Sylvester Turner urged Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar Ann Harris Bennett to…

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Mayor Turner Calls on More Employers to Join Hire Houston Youth Summer Program

Mayor Sylvester Turner urges Houston companies and organizations to join the hundreds of their counterparts who already participate in Hire…

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