“That means keep your safe distance, use your mask, wash your hands and don’t go to crowded places,” he said. Turner said he was considering implementing a curfew in Houston. Several law enforcement agencies are coordinating to significanty reduce that number and ensure that offenders face serious consequences, including criminal charges and the possibility of losing the vehicle used to commit the crime. City officials said the conversation will be focused on vaccinations. “@DeAndreHopkins was true to his roots on and off the field,” Turner wrote. Mayor Turner urges residents to ‘care enough for their owns lives’ amid potential COVID-19 outbreak during Thanksgiving Michael Lopardi Published: November … KPRC asked Dr. Joseph Varon at United Memorial Medical Center about the possibility of a curfew. In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast, along with City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, hosted the third annual Mayor’s History Makers Awards on Friday, February 28 at the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. #DontStopDontForget This #holidayshopping season try these safer options: order online for delivery or curb-side pickup, make gifts with craft items found in your home, create virtual greeting cards by recording a cute family video. KHOU 11's Matt Dougherty reports that after a video of concertgoers without masks packed in a downtown club went viral, Turner mentioned an extreme … Save this story for later. Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved. Landry says they will continue to their part and make sure everyone is safe, but he feels a curfew would not change much. 28.1k Followers, 296 Following, 591 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Sylvester Turner (@sylvesterturner) Mayor Sylvester Turner, pictured left Photo by Sergio Flores/Getty Images On Monday, Houston mayor Sylvester Turner announced the first three additions to the city’s “Wall of Shame,” a collection of businesses that aren’t following the guidelines implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19. 498 likes. “I think the damage is kind of done at this point so doing what we are doing right now people are itching to get out and so as long as everyone is doing their part I feel like we’ve done as much as we can,” he said. “I think that I’m grown and I’m not going to stay in my house,” said Daughtery. In San Antonio and Bexar County, people are not allowed to gather outside of their household during the imposed curfew, except for when seeking services from a business. “He worked to uplift our communities & invested to ensure our children had the chance to learn all sports. Turner ran for mayor of Houston in 1991, losing in the runoff election to Bob Lanier. Firefighters can't get raises but Mayor Sylvester Turner's intern makes more money than nurses, professional welders, truck drivers, factory workers, police officers and, ironically, firefighters. COVID vaccine update: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston Mayor Turner describe next steps As the nation's first COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive … Author: Cory McCord (KHOU) 42 votes, 111 comments. “I think it’s great. The response is presumably aimed at Bill King, Turner's former mayoral opponent, who recently called out Turner on Twitter for his management of the Houston flooding situation. “There have been about 200 road rage incidents reported in the greater Houston area. I’ve told my servers from the beginning you want to prepare for the worst and hope for the best,” Dustin Landry, General Manager at Christian’s Tailgate, said. Restaurants, including those with outdoor service areas, are required to close for dine-in services at 10 p.m. until the curfew period ends. — Houston Mayor's Office (@houmayor) December 7, 2020 "When you're able to take, let me encourage you to do it. Mayor Turner welcomes RodeoHouston return in May, while Hidalgo doubts city will be ready Joey Guerra Dec. 9, 2020 Updated: Dec. 9, 2020 8:35 a.m. Facebook Twitter … Mayor Turner announces recommended guidelines for places of worship Brittany Taylor , Digital News Editor Published: October 16, 2020, 1:28 pm Updated: October 16, 2020, 7:20 pm Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved. Individuals or establishments who violate the curfew rules may face a fine up to $1,000. Mayor Turner says Houston COVID-19 positivity rate increases to 8.8%; Curfew isn't needed at this time The number of coronavirus cases in the City of … The Republican Party of Texas is suing the City of Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner, and the Houston First Corporation after officials canceled the party’s convention due to the coronavirus pandemic. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner holds press conference on Tropical Storm Beta response Texas. Mayor Turner and Trae Tha Truth Among Speakers at ‘Say Their Names’ Memorial News. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is launching a program with Comcast to provide internet vouchers to low-income families with students learning virtually. Some of them say a curfew won’t effect their businesses as much because they’ve already cut back on hours. HOUSTON – Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has issued a statement following the curfews issued in Bexar County and in San Antonio. Renea Turner for Mayor. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday that he is prepared to use a curfew to curb the increase of coronavirus cases in the city, but he called the measure a “nuclear option.” “Our behavior, the spread of this virus, and the impact on the health care delivery system will ultimately dictate our response.”. “Sense of freedom is being taken away and things are being imposed on us that we shouldn’t have to endure,” said Daughtery. 46.3k Followers, 2,847 Following, 1,891 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Mayor Turner (@houstonmayor) Watch More Videos. 31. Turner said he was considering implementing a curfew in Houston. Page-Turner. Mayor Turner urges residents to ‘care enough for their owns lives’ amid potential COVID-19 outbreak during Thanksgiving Michael Lopardi Published: November … Odessa Mayor David Turner went on air throughout the day on CBS7 Wednesday to keep hammering home a simple message: wear your mask. Houston’s mayor, Sylvester Turner, thanked Hopkins publicly on Twitter on Monday evening. Mayor Turner holding press conference on City's response to COVID-19. Mayor Turner is considering a curfew for the City of Houston. Musk mentioned last weekend he was moving Tesla headquarters from California to Texas or Nevada. Mayor Sylvester Turner serves as the Executive Officer of the City. Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston By Katy Waldma n. May 2, 2019. If you need help with the Public File, call (713) 778-4745. VIDEO: Houston's Mayor Turner is asking the GOP convention to go virtual or postpone "Super Spreader" event as COVID-19 has mutated. “Unfortunately, I truly think the cow is out of the barn that means it’s a little too late. HOUSTON (CW39) – City officials including Mayor Turner are encouraging people who traveled for Thanksgiving and people who had guests at their homes for … Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. “I don’t rule out anything,” his statement to media reads. If you need help with the Public File, call (713) 778-4745. HOUSTON – On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner sent a tweet that sent shockwaves across the Space City. Sylvester Turner (born September 27, 1954) is an American attorney and politician and is the 62nd mayor of Houston, Texas.A member of the Democratic Party, Turner was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1989 until 2016. He attended the University of Houston and Harvard Law School. The efforts are due to fears that the Thanksgiving weekend will end in a huge spike of COVID-19 cases, KSAT reported. Mayor's Office Sylvester Turner, Mayor. Turner said he is acting in the best interest of delegates, workers at the convention, their families and the community at large. Vi vil gjerne vise deg en beskrivelse her, men området du ser på lar oss ikke gjøre det. ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - Odessa Mayor David Turner went on air throughout the day on CBS7 Wednesday to keep hammering home a simple message: wear your mask. EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso residents have elected a new mayor, handing a defeat to incumbent Mayor Dee Margo in favor of his predecessor, Oscar Leeser, in a runoff race defined by the city’s coronavirus crisis. Please attribute the following statement to Mayor Sylvester Turner. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is calling on the Texas Department of Transportation to include increased funding for affordable housing and additional flood control measures as part of … There’s a good possibility that we’ll have to wait for an indeterminate period of time after election day before we know if Biden-Harris will win the ticket or if we will have to witness the Trump Administration dismantle LGBTQ+ and human rights for another four years. Watch Queue Queue #HOUSTON - Mayor Turner hired a $95,000 a year intern during a hiring freeze. Mayor Turner says the number of hospitalizations have increased by 111 percent. 38 minutes ago. Posted: Sep 28, 2020 / 07:28 AM CDT / Updated: Sep 28, 2020 / 07:31 AM CDT. Mayor Turner said there is still time to manage the virus and will rely on health officials to help determine if a curfew needs to be instituted. Amanda Cochran, Specialty Senior Content Editor. Mayor Sylvester Turner 2,858 views. 5 hrs. Mayor Lenny Curry told News4Jax on Wednesday that he knows council members are doing their job by getting their questions answered but they will need to make a decision. Mayor Sylvester Turner is holding a press conference at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon to discuss coronavirus updates. Watch Queue Queue. Christian Tailgate located on Kirby Drive said a curfew would hurt their business. KPRC also spoke to several businesses in Houston. He says if a curfew is implemented, he plans to break it. Mayor Turner says both Tesla and SpaceX should come here. 1 hour ago. “We’re looking at the number of people in the hospital, we’re looking at the positivity rate, and then taking a look at peoples’ behavior. Tech company will invest in workforce development as part of “accelerate” initiative and support Houston’s innovation district at The Ion HOUSTON — Aug. 24, 2020 — Mayor Sylvester Turner announced on Monday that the city of Houston has expanded its groundbreaking digital alliance with Microsoft to innovate in big data, artificial intelligence and the digital […] HOUSTON (CW39) Hispanic Heritage month is from October 15th – November 15th and in recognition of this years Hispanic Heritage Month, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayors … At this present time, my primary concern is all the contacts that occurred yesterday during Thanksgiving and everything that happened today during Black Friday where everyone is out there shopping,” Dr. Varon said.