Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is in the United Kingdom, lending his support to Prime Minister David Cameron. He praised Cameron for what he called “government reform and accountability,” during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference.
Monday, October 01, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg attributes part of the city’s recent growth to the technology sector. Though he expects the city to lead the industry for years to come, Bloomberg said there are still some challenges that need to be overcome, one of which is out of the hands of city government.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his frustration about the Iran nuclear threat during their meeting at Gracie Mansion on Thursday.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg came out strongly against Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson’s decision to limit prosecutions of people arrested for trespassing in public housing or in selected private buildings.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated a hefty $1 million to state Senate Republicans’ general fund in the final weeks of this year’s campaign season – the single largest donation ever received by the housekeeping committee.
Monday, September 24, 2012
As the mid-year budget cut dance begins, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other council members want to see at least one department protected: The NYPD.
Friday, September 21, 2012
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the MTA has no choice but to comply with a court order that allows a controversial pro-Israel ad from appearing in ten subway stations.
Friday, September 14, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
This bold, unapologetically regulatory and somewhat nannyish would not be instigated on the federal level by Obama or any president.
Monday, September 10, 2012
By Jim O'Grady
Some family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks are angry that The National September 11 Memorial Museum will not have its planned opening on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Construction of the building has been halted since last December, when a multi-million dollar dispute broke out between the museum and the Port Authority, the site's owner.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday reiterated his commitment to fracking as a way of extracting natural gas from upstate New York — but said it shouldn't occur near the network of reservoirs that feed drinking water to the city.
Monday, August 27, 2012
As the state weighs whether to allow hydraulic fracturing, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come out in favor of the controversial technique — with some regulations — and said Monday that natural gas is important for improving air quality and public health.
Friday, August 17, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s outgoing press secretary touted his boss’ efforts to make life in New York City better for residents over the past 11-1/2 years in a wide-ranging interview on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show Friday.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The New York City Housing Authority has released a controversial consultant's report that found significant problems with the agency’s management, and how it spends its money.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will travel to Boston and Chicago this week to push immigration reform in the cities where the presidential campaigns are based.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly unveiled a new integrated crime counter-terrorism and crime fighting tool on Wednesday that will allow police to aggregate and track crime data in real time throughout the city.