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Mayor on where Exxon Mobil's Spring employees live: "Executives told me our older employees live in the area, but the younger employees all live in the city of Houston. They want to be in the city of Houston."
Mayor Turner on the solid waste department: They are not the highest paid or the most apprecaiated, and they’re working with outdated equipment, but they work their asses off. And they catch a lot of grief. But they're not to blame that the equipment failed.
Mayor Turner on what Houston will look like in 50 years: I see a high-speed train from Houston to Dallas. I see us being able to take light rail to the airprots. I see us being more green, using more renewables. 50 years from now we willl see a transformed inner city.
JUST IN: @joanhuffman has filed a bill that would require homebuyers to be notified that properties are located in flood-prone areas. This became a HUGE issue during #Harvey when thousands of homes built inside reservoirs were inundated; Owners had NO idea that was the case. (1X)