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Bloomberg's Waterfront Development Comes Under Scrutiny from Sandy's Impact

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Sandy is making planners, architects and scientists take another look at Mayor Bloomberg's effort to put high-rise apartments on New York City's waterfront. They say measures meant to make the new development withstand flooding may not be enough as sea levels continue to rise.

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City Breaks Ground on 26-Acre Hudson Yards Project

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls it "the future of New York City."

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Mayor to Wastewater Workers: Keep Up the Good Work

Monday, December 03, 2012

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued to thank city workers for their efforts during Sandy when he toured the Oakwood Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant on Staten Island on Monday.

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Cuomo, Bloomberg Did Well After Sandy: Poll

Monday, December 03, 2012

New Yorkers give high marks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their reaction to Superstorm Sandy, but are far less happy with the Long Island Power Authority.

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House Passes STEM Bill

Friday, November 30, 2012

The House passed a bill on Friday that would give green cards to foreign graduates of American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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City to Give Tax Extension for Storm-Hit Homes

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Homeowners hardest-hit by Hurricane Sandy may eligible for deferred tax payments as well as a possible rebate.

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Bloomberg Seeks More Disaster Aid for Sandy Victims

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to inject some urgency into getting tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid flowing to victims of Sandy, but Congress seems reluctant to move quickly as it wrestles with the nation's budget crisis.

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Bloomberg Says $19B in Public, Private Sandy Losses

Monday, November 26, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimates Sandy caused a whopping $19 billion in losses in New York City. He's asking federal lawmakers to put up nearly $10 billion to reimburse both government agencies and private businesses.

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NYC Gas Post-Storm Rationing Set to End Saturday

Friday, November 23, 2012

The first day of the holiday shopping season will be the last full day of post-Superstorm Sandy gasoline rationing in New York City.

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Christie and Cuomo’s Dueling Visions for Post-Sandy Rebuilding

Friday, November 23, 2012

In New Jersey, it’s a nostalgia-infused recovery. In New York, it’s a campaign for a new age.

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Opinion: Why Bloomberg's Obama Endorsement is a Vote for Competence, Compassion

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg's last-minute announcement of support for President Obama is an endorsement of competent governance.

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Bloomberg Endorses Obama for President

Thursday, November 01, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, citing climate change, endorsed President Barack Obama on Thursday.

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Living on the Edge

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Look at a New York City evacuation map and you’ll notice something about many of the red areas along the water’s edge: they correspond to areas that the Bloomberg administration hopes will catch on as new residential neighborhoods.

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Sandy Derails Nets Season Opener

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

It was expected to be the match to launch the rivalry. The NY Knicks vs. The Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center Thursday night. Instead, Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged that the game be delayed, and the NBA agreed.

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Spa NYC: Fitness Proposals for Tourists

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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Mayor Mike's war against obesity has employed a wide array of weapons, including posted calorie counts at fast food restaurant chains, an end to transfats in baked goods, 1,000 new permits for street carts selling veggies and, most recently, a ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. But here's another tool he might want to consider: banning eating around the city's landmarks and tourist hot spots.

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Bloomberg Offers Matching Grant to Support Same Sex Marriage Initiatives

Monday, October 22, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is offering to match donations made by the end of the week to campaigns to legalize same-sex marriage in Maine, Minnesota and Washington.

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Bloomberg Likens End of Term to End of Vacation

Friday, October 19, 2012

With just about a year left in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is feeling some trepidation as to what’s next — but not too much.

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Board Says Bloomberg's 2009 Campaign Cash Did Not Violate Rules

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2009 campaign is no longer under scrutiny by the Campaign Finance Board for failing to disclose more than a million dollars in contributions to New York's Independence Party.

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Bloomberg Says Presidential Candidates’ Talk on Gun Control Is ‘Gibberish’

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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For months, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been pushing for the presidential candidates to offer their solutions to gun violence. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney addressed the issue for the first time during the debates. But neither candidate offered many specifics to the chagrin of Bloomberg.

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Bloomberg: China Isn’t the Problem

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

At Tuesday’s presidential debate, both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney took swipes at China. But the country found an unlikely defender in New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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