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The Source: New Mayor, New Agenda


When Ivy Taylor took the reins as mayor many thought it would be business as usual, and the 10-month term was a placeholder intended to increase the council member's credibility and visibility for a future run in another body.

Now, less than two weeks into her term, Mayor Taylor has pulled the plug on streetcar. She says she wants a delay to commercial storm water drainage fees, and she is squaring off for another round of tough negotiations with police and fire over health care and pension costs. 

What will the legacy be of Mayor Taylor?


  • Mayor Ivy Taylor

*This is the first segment in the August 11 edition of The Source, which airs at 3 p.m. on KSTX 89.1 FM.  Audio from this show will be posted by 5:30 p.m.

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