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City of Houston, Harris County and Coalition for the Homeless Announce Joint $65M Plan to House 5,000 People Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Turner's Statement on the Death of City of Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella

Houston Health Department, Partners Announce Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of June 29

Mayor Turner Addresses Pride Houston, Thanks the Organization for Changing Its Event Format During the Public Health Crisis

Mayor Turner Names Task Force Members to Review Houston Police Department Policies and Practices

Mayor Sylvester Turner Asks Houstonians to Share Coronavirus Impact in Brief Survey

City of Houston Announces Over $3M in Artist Opportunities

Round 2 of the City’s Harvey Multifamily Program Includes $120 Million of Investment That Will Create an Additional 1,221 Apartments

Mayor Turner and Volunteers Distribute Thousands of Face Masks

Mayor Turner and Mayors From Around the State Send a Message to Texans

Mayor Turner Calls the SCOTUS DACA Ruling "A Victory" for DREAMers and the City of Houston

Mayor Turner Accepts Donation of 500,000 Reusable Face Masks From Focus Humanitarian USA and Ismaili Council for the Southwestern US

Mayor Turner Joins "Big City" Texas Mayors in Urging Gov. Abbott to Allow Local Control on Face Masks to Protect Citizens from COVID-19 Spread

Mayor Turner Remembers a Community Leader and Beloved Business Owner

Mayor Sylvester Turner Issues Statement Following U.S. Supreme Court's Landmark Ruling Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

Mayor Sylvester Turner Tests Negative for COVID-19 After Testing a Second Time

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