Sylvester Turner was sworn in by Honorable Vanessa D. Gilmore, United States District Judge of the Southern District of Texas. Turner and daughter Ashley Turner hold the same bible he was sworn in with for his first term as a State Representative in 1988. After Turner took Oath he then swore in entire City Council. His 1st few months will be mostly spent establishing polices and reviewing City Departments. HIS PRIORITIES FIRST 4 YEAR TERM: FLOODING, POLICE & FIRE PROTECTION, CITY BUDGET and CITY’S PENSION RESPONSIBILITY TO EMPLOYEES WORKING TO BRING EMPLOYEES OF FIRE & POLICE DEPARTMENT S PENSION COMMITMENTS BY THE CITY INTO A AFFORDABLE AMOUNT FOR THE CITY & FIRE & POLICE PERSONNEL.
Turner sworn in as new Houston Mayor
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