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Parker got more than 50 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff in December. (Getty Images)

Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third Term

Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected on Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth largest city.

11/06/2013

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Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID Law

Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.

11/05/2013

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Mayor Announces Citywide Observance Of Anniversary Of MLK Milestones

On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker called on places in Houston to join her later in the month for a bell-ringing ceremony commemorating MLK milestones.

08/07/2013

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Bellaire High School Wins Anti-Texting Video Contest

Bellaire High School students have reason to celebrate but will certainly not text and drive to convey the excitement.

07/11/2013

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Mayor Parker Releases Statement On Voting Rights Act Ruling

On Tuesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker released a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling about the Voting Rights Act.

06/25/2013

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Thousands Pack Reliant Stadium To Honor Fallen HFD Firefighters

As many as 40,000 individuals including law and emergency personnel from around the state of Texas as well as the general public, packed Reliant Stadium on Wednesday to honor four courageous and heroic fallen HFD firefighters.

06/05/2013

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Mayor Parker, Housing Authority Demolish Vacant Lot For New Park

Residents living at Houston Housing Authority’s Kelly Village Apartments will soon see a well manicured, open area that will be available for them as well as the rest of the Houston community.

06/04/2013

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Mayor Parker Ready For Super Bowl LI: ‘Bring It On’

Mayer Annise Parker, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Houston Super Bowl Committee Chairman Ric Campo, and Texans team president Jamey Rootes toasted to their successful Super Bowl campaign on Wednesday.

05/22/2013

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Mayor Parker Releases New Data On Houston’s Homeless Population

On Wednesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker unveiled data from Houston Registry Week, which is a week-long initiative, outlining Houston’s plan to get more than 2,000 homeless individuals off of Houston’s streets.

05/15/2013

Mayor Annise Parker (l), Tina Paez (Photo Credit: City of Houston)

Houston Appoints First Hispanic Female To Top City Post

Houston Mayor Annise Parker along with the rest of Houston City Council, confirmed the appointment of Tina Paez Wednesday, as Director of Administrative and Regulatory Affairs for the City of Houston

05/01/2013

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