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  • City Of Houston Water Audit

    City Of Houston Water Audit
    This summer has been the worst drought in Texas history and it’s been going on for months. Back in June, the city enacted the water rationing plan. Since then the Mayor Annise Parker announced the city’s water plan was moving to stage two,...
  • Low voter turnout for Election Day

    Low voter turnout for Election Day
    It's voting time! Did you notice anything at polling place? No? No one going in or out? Voter turnout was slim, but we expected that. In the 2009 election only 16% of registered Houston voters took part. That's not even 150,000 Houston voters! This...
  • Mayor Parker announces new jobs

    Mayor Parker announces new jobs
    Just hours after winning her second term as Houston Mayor, Annise Parker is thanking the city by announcing 300 new jobs that are up for grabs. Health care insurance provider Ameri-Group has moved into southwest Houston and they’re going to need...
  • Mayor Parker creates a committee to help human trafficking in Houston

    Mayor Parker creates a committee to help human trafficking in Houston
    There are many reasons to celebrate Houston. The Bayou City has been ranked one of the best cities for college grads, newlyweds and businesses. Heck, Forbes even ranked Houston as 'America`s Coolest City'. So, what`s not cool about houston--the...
  • Today is Houston's 176th birthday and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman Day

    Today is Houston's 176th birthday and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman Day
    Today is Houston's 176th birthday! But that's not all there is to celebrate. Today is also Bernard "Bun B' Freeman Day! Mayor Annise Parker made it official on August 30, 2011. The rapper was honored with his very own day for all his contributions to...
  • Housewarming Homeless Vets in Houston

    Housewarming Homeless Vets in Houston
    They fight, they die, they serve and protect. Houston is blessed to have one of the largest veteran populations in the United States. But, unfortunately there`s a downside. Experts estimate there are nearly 2,000 veterans who are living on the streets...
  • Houston's flooding water conservation announcement

    Houston's flooding water conservation announcement
    Rain, rain, go away...and hopefully by the end of the week, it will! The flood warning has been extended, but how much worse can it get? The weather has taken a few casualties: two men were killed when lightning struck a tree near a soccer field off...
  • Mayor Annise Parker to appear on the Colbert Report tonight

    Mayor Annise Parker to appear on the Colbert Report tonight
    The City of Houston is about to get the 'Colbert Bump'. Mayor Annise Parker will appear on The Colbert Report on Wednesday. It's not completely clear what Mayor Parker will discuss on the show, but her spokesperson said she will talk about Houston....
  • Presidente Felipe Calderon's visit to Houston met with protest

    Presidente Felipe Calderon's visit to Houston met with protest
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon says Hola to Houston! He meet with Mayor Annise Parker and Greater Houston Partnership members at the Federal Reserve. While he may have gotten a key to the city, not everyone was thrilled about Calderon's visit....