Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Brian Lehrer Show

What Will Happen Without A Philanthropist-Mayor?

Friday, December 13, 2013

Rory Lancman, former Assembleyman and incoming City Councilman, discusses how Mike Bloomberg ran the city like a philanthropist, using private money to solve public problems, and what comes next.

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Slapped by Judge Over NYC Proposal, Bloomberg Influences Municipal Policy Nationwide

Thursday, March 14, 2013


Most mayors get to persuade by the power of their ideas — and whether they work. Bloomberg gets to do that, as well, but his soaring fortune and willingness to lavishly dollop it across cash-strapped cities nationwide magnifies his ability to mobilize municipal governments.

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