Houston's mayor performing stand-up comedy

His term as mayor may be coming to an end but Mayor Sylvester Turner's career as a comedian is just getting started. He hit the stage at the Houston Improv to crack a couple of jokes and reflect on his time in office.

Comedian Mo Amer recognized by Houston City Hall on 713 Day

Stand-up comedian, Mo Amer and creator of the award-winning semi-autobiographical Netflix series: Mo was recognized on 713 Day at Houston City Hall. After the Alief-native was presented with some special gifts, he made an announcement about his upcoming stand-up special in September at Bayou City Music Hall.

Houston fights against state legislation stripping local governance control

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and city officials protest House Bill 2127, which removes the authority of city and county governments to establish local laws differing from state standards, leading to a lawsuit seeking to declare the law unconstitutional. Supporters argue that uniform standards statewide would benefit businesses.