Houston Mayor John Whitmire, Controller, City Council's Inauguration Day 2024

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New Houston Mayor John Whitmire's Inauguration Day took place this morning at the Wortham Theater in downtown Houston. Following this, his initial City Council meeting was set for 11 a.m. This significant day followed Whitmire's eventful first day in office, as he was formally sworn in at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, coinciding with New Year's Day. His inaugural day included a ride-along with Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, providing firsthand insight into the challenges officers encounter, aligning with his campaign focus on improving public safety.