Thursday, April 26, 2012
By Jim O'Grady
Thursday is "Poem in Your Pocket Day." A number of famous verse can be found in Times Square, which will also mark the debut of poetry by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
As expected, Mayor Bloomberg vetoed the "prevailing wage" bill passed by the City Council last month. And he declared his intent to veto the so-called living wage bill that will likely pass the City Council next week. The City Council, meanwhile, says it will override the mayor's vetoes on both counts.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
The praise Rudy Giuliani offered Romney was predictable, but the endorsement is more notable for everything the Romney camp doesn't want you thinking about.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
By Lance Luckey
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he wants all residential buildings in New York City to disclose their smoking policies, he reignited a debate about smokers’ rights.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he is proposing legislation to require all apartment building owners to disclose smoking policies in public and private areas to prospective residents.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has enlisted The Muppets to help attract more families to the city as part of his push to get 55 million visitors a year to come to the Big Apple by 2015.
Friday, April 06, 2012
By Beth Fertig
Fourteen teachers accused of inappropriate behavior by the city Department of Education are still working because an arbitrator overruled the city's attempts to fire them.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg sought to downplay a potentially damaging report on the city’s 911 emergency response system calling it a “working document.”
Monday, April 02, 2012
Some New York City officials are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to publicly release an independent review of the city's 911 system. His administration is fighting to keep the study under wraps.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
Hours after it was voted down in the House of Representatives, Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave his vocal support to a deficit reduction plan Thursday as the solution to stabilize the economy.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Studio executives in Hollywood just turned a shade greener. Or so Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes. He and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn joined Steiner Studios chief Douglas Steiner and cast members from the HBO series Boardwalk Empire to cut the ribbon on five new soundstages at Steiner Studios.
Friday, March 23, 2012
By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News
Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized a group of labor unions on Friday for withdrawing financial support from a high-profile legislative summit in Albany over the recent approval of the state's new pension system.
Friday, March 16, 2012
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday when he signed a crucial piece of his legislative agenda into law, creating a new pension tier in New York state. Tier VI raises the retirement age to 63, and increases the contributions future workers must pay to their plans.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the attention given to a Goldman Sachs' employee's scathing editorial about the company is "ridiculous."
Thursday, March 15, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
More city homeowners are appealing their property tax bills than in years past as the levy — which has doubled in the 10 years since Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office — continues to increase, according to officials.
Monday, March 12, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave few details about his recent private meal with President Barack Obama at the White House.
Friday, March 02, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New Jersey officials' complaints about NYPD surveillance of Muslim groups are "ridiculous."