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Fall 2015 Season of City Hall Farmers Market
Just in time for this autumn's beautiful weather, the Market will re-open Wednesday, Sept. 9 ... more ...

Joint Statement from Housotn and L.A. Mayors on Clean Power Plan
August 3, 2015 -- “We don’t need more debate on climate change from Washington; we need action, and that’s what we’re seeing from President Obama today,” Mayors Parker and Garcetti said ... more ...

City, County, METRO Announce Settlements from Gulf Oil Spill
July 23, 2015 -- The City of Houston will receive $12,155,549 for lost hotel tax and sales tax revenues.  METRO will receive $9,224,113 for lost sales tax revenue. ... more ...


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Mayor Annise Parker -- "The City of Houston is working harder than ever to make Houston green. We have made a lot of progress, but more is needed. We need the help of every citizen of Houston to do their part. I would encourage everyone to take a little time and explore this web site to learn what they can do to make Houston green."

Laura Spanjian, Sustainability Director -- In April, 2010, Laura Spanjian joined the City of Houston as Mayor Annise Parker's Sustainability Director, where she is responsible for directing and coordinating projects and initiatives that improve air, land and water quality; and support and expand renewable energy, energy efficiency, green buildings, ... more ... ••


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