Mayor's Office Press Release

Mayor Turner's Statement on Moody's Report on Pensions

June 9, 2017 -- Moody's Investors Service released a report Thursday calling Houston's recent pension reforms "credit positive." Mayor Sylvester Turner made the following statement in response:

"Houston has instituted transformational changes to shore up our financial future through pension reform. I am glad to see that Moody's acknowledges the city’s willingness to collaborate with the municipal, police, and fire pension boards to participate in shared sacrifice."