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WNYC News

Officials Try to Put the Brakes on New Taxi of Tomorrow

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg awarded Nissan a 10-year, $1 billion contract on Tuesday to produce the city's future yellow cabs — but some officials are already trying to put the brakes on production.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Signs Controversial Pregnancy Center Bill

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg signed a controversial bill targeting “crisis pregnancy centers” Wednesday — but not until anti-abortion activists got their say.

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WNYC News

Tragic Bus Crash Raises Questions of Safety

Monday, March 14, 2011

WNYC

Two days after a bus crash left 15 passengers dead, questions are being raised about how a lack of safety regulations on small bus carriers may have contributed to tragedy on Interstate 95.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Teacher Layoffs: The List

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Beth Fertig, WNYC's education reporter, discusses Mayor Bloomberg's release of the list of 4,500 teacher positions that would be eliminated if proposed cuts go into effect.

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WNYC News

City Wants New Yorkers to Help Enforce Smoking Ban

Thursday, February 03, 2011

WNYC

Smokers who light up at city parks, beaches or pedestrian plazas could be slapped with a $50 nuisance fine as soon as May.

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WNYC News

Non-Profit Quietly Pushes to Bring Congestion Pricing to NYC

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

WNYC

A private, non-profit group has been quietly organizing to bring congestion pricing to New York City.

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WNYC News

City Puts the Brake on Parking Meter Rate Hike

Thursday, January 06, 2011

WNYC

Parking meter prices will remain the same in the outer boroughs and above 86th Street in Manhattan thanks to a budget deal reached between Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Pushes Subway to New Jersey

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

WNYC

ARC is dead. Long live ARC in a different guise.

Tuesday's announcement that the city is seriously exploring sending the No. 7 subway line to New Jersey rippled through press conferences and urban planning groups. At a press conference to announce a comic book to help job seekers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the crush of riders between New York and New Jersey continues to rise, and that reality demands more cross-Hudson transit capacity.

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WQXR News

Council Approves $63B City Budget by 48-1 Vote

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The City Council has approved the plan Mayor Bloomberg and Council Speaker Christine Quinn agreed to last week.

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