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Following the immediate resignation of Darian Ward as Press Secretary, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) announced former NBC 2 KPRC-TV Houston Reporter Mary Benton will be named the interim Press Secretary. Thoughts on this news development ? https://mikemcguff.blogspot.com/2018/01/mayor-turner-names-mary-benton-interim-press-secretary.html?m=1 PS: Darian Ward used to be with FOX 26 KRIV-TV Houston for many years.
Yesterday, Austin PD Chief Art Acevedo accepted the position of Police Chief for the Houston Police Department after Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner named him as the Space City's top cop. He comes to Houston with plenty of accomplishments from his previous tenure in Austin. http://abc13.com/news/acevedo-appears-to-be-houstons-top-cop-pick/1611754/ http://kxan.com/2016/11/17/art-acevedo-accepts-new-job-as-houston-police-chief/ https://www.texastribune.org/2016/11/17/austin-police-chief-expected-to-become-houstons-polic/ How do y'all like Mayor Turn
Mike Morris of the Houston Chronicle reported that Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) tapped 36-year HPD veteran Martha Montalvo to lead the department while his team is conducting a nationwide search for a new permanent chief. Montalvo, 56, has served as chief of staff to outgoing HPD Chief Charles McClelland & has held the rank of Executive Assistant Chief since 2004, the first Latina to serve in that capacity in HPD history. On Thursday, she became the department's first Latina chief. "Chief Montalvo has a wealth of experience that will serve the department & the citizens of Hou