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Semple Appointed As First Special Assistant For Homeless Initiatives In Houston

In an announcement made on Wednesday, the office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker revealed the appointment of Mandy Chapman Semple as the Houston’s first Special Assistant to the Mayor for Homeless Initiatives.


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Crime Statistics Show Decline In Houston Crime Rate

On Wednesday, the office of Houston Mayor Annise Parker released crime statistics that show a decline in Houston’s overall crime rate.


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Mayor Parker Declares Friday As ‘Go Houston Texans Day’

Grab your Houston Texans t-shirt, wave the pom poms and show your Houston Texans pride on Friday because Houston Mayor Annise Parker has declared Friday “Go Houston Texans Day”.


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Mayor Parker Proclaims Friday Dynamo Day

Houstonians are encouraged to wear Dynamo orange or their Dynamo gear to work that day in support for the team as they head to California on Sunday to take on the L.A. Galaxy for the MLS Cup.


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Mayor Parker To Lead Delegation To Middle East; Focus On Jobs And Economy

Houston Mayor Annise Parker will lead a 38-member delegation to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) and Qatar. The eight-day visit will focus primarily on economic development and employment.


According to human rights organizations that organized the protest, during the six years of Mexican President Felipe Calderon government, at least three thousand people have been disappeared for political reasons and war against drug trafficking including 32 social activists of human rights. (credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Mayor To Appoint Committee On Human Trafficking

An estimated 18,000 foreign nationals are victims of human trafficking each year, according to the Rescue & Restore campaign administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


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Mayor Parker: Houston Will Be Players For National Championship Game

Mayor Annise Parker joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about bringing the National Championship game to Houston, what to do with the Astrodome and Freedom over Texas on Fourth of July.



Lone Star College System Workforce Training Partnership Latest Agreement Signed in Brazil

Mayor Annise Parker and Lone Star College System (LSCS) Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter signed two memorandums of understanding (MOU) today in Brazil.


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Houston To Open Up ‘Sobering Center’

People accused of being drunk in public in Houston will have an alternative to jail.


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Mayor Annise Parker: Texans Will Beat Ravens

Annise Parker, the Mayor of Houston, explains how the city has prepared for the Texans/Ravens game on Sunday.