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Mayor Parker Taps 1st Woman City Attorney

Mayor Annise Parker has selected Donna Edmundson to be the new city attorney. Upon confirmation by City Council, Edmundson will become the first woman to hold the position. She has nearly 30 years of experience with the City Legal Department. “With just a year left in my term and a wealth of internal talent, I...

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India Trade Mission Concludes with Signing of MOU, Promise of Inbound Trade Mission to Houston in June

The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce India (IACCI) and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) have signed a memorandum of understanding. The agreement was signed today by GHP Chief Economic Development Officer Bob Pertierra, I...

Tween Pix Contest at the Houston Public Library

All aspiring photographers between the ages of 11 and 13 are invited to enter the Houston Public Library’s Tween Pix Contest. Prizes will be awarded to the top four winning photos. Download an entry form at houstonlibrary.org/learn-explore/tweens/tween-pix-contest. Submission deadline is Friday,...

Mayor Parker, Houston Trade Delegation Meet with Ranking Indian Governmental Leaders in Delhi

Business expansion confirmed and Invest in Houston Seminar Held

Mayor Parker and members of the Houston trade delegation met with the U.S. Ambassador to India and Indian governmental ministers in Delhi Thursday. “The fact that so many high ranking Indian governmental leaders took time out of their days to talk with us, is an indication of the strength of ...

Help Us, Help You Keep Burglars Away From Your Car

The Houston Police Department wants to remind you how easy it is to deter burglars from stealing items out of your vehicle. A car break-in, known as a burglary of a motor vehicle (BMV), is the most preventable crime there is, and one in which citizens can have a direct impact on reducing. The...

HPLQ - Houston Public Library Quarterly Reading Series Presents Internationally Acclaimed Author Vikram Chandra and Tech + Art Expo

Houston Public Library Quarterly (HPLQ) continues with its second of four presentations with internationally acclaimed author, Vikram Chandra. Join Chandra for his discussion and book signing of “Geek Sublime” on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Central Library, 4th floor Program Place, 500 McKinney, 770...

Municipal Courts Celebrates Alcohol Awareness, Distracted Driving Month

HOUSTON, Texas – The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will host the Watch Ur BAC Alcohol Awareness Program at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse located in Downtown Houston, Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., in observance of April as both Alcohol Awareness ...

La Corte Municipal Celebra El Mes Como Conocimiento Del Alcohol y Conducir Distraído

BOLETIN DE PRENSA Para Publicación inmediata: 22 de abril del 2015 HOUSTON, Texas – La Corte Municipal de la Ciudad de Houston será el anfitrión del programa de Watch Ur BAC Alcohol en el Palacio Municipal Herbert W. Gee- ubicado en el centro de Houston, el Jueves, 23 de abril de 2015 de ...

City of Houston, Fleet Management Department Recognized as a 100 Best Fleet

100 Best Fleet

The City of Houston, Fleet Management Department was honored by the 100 Best Fleet organization as one of the best fleets in the nation. The winners were announced live at the National Association of Fleet Administrator (NAFA) Institute and Expo held in Orlando, Florida on April 16th, the largest...

Houston Airports Director Takes “International Growth” Message to India

The Houston Airport System’s record-setting international growth and how it can help enhance and cultivate business and cultural exchange opportunities is part of the focus during this week’s trade mission to India. Houston Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz is part of a 30-member delegation led ...

3rd Annual Houston Hackathon

The City of Houston will host its third annual citywide Hackathon at the Houston Technology Center on May 16-17. The Hackathon promotes collaboration across government and technology communities, engages Houston’s citizen technologists to improve government and provides a platform for citizens t...