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NYC Mayor to Spend $10M for Moderate Candidates

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to spend more than $10 million in the final weeks before Election Day to promote moderate candidates around the country.

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Bloomberg Backs Cameron in UK

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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.

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To Keep City’s Tech Industry on Top, Bloomberg Calls for More Immigration

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.

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Bloomberg Says Netanyahu Is ‘Very Frustrated’ By Iran Threat

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.

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Bloomberg Say Bronx DA Should Review Policy Change

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.

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Bloomberg Gives Record $1M to State Senate GOP

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.

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City Council Says NYPD Should Be Spared from Mid-Year Cuts

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.

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Bloomberg Says First Amendment Means Tolerating Despicable Things

Friday, September 21, 2012

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.

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Bloomberg: Police Stats Show Drop in Murder Rate

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Despite a spate of fatal shootings that have made headlines, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is seeing a drop in its murder rate.

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Bloomberg Thinks NYC Should Have a Walmart

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is having a tough time opening its first store in the city. That’s not sitting well with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Opinion: Soda 'Ban' Puts Bloomberg to the Left of Obama on Regulations

Friday, September 14, 2012

This bold, unapologetically regulatory and somewhat nannyish would not be instigated on the federal level by Obama or any president.

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9/11 Anniversary Will Mark Rise of New Buildings, But No Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

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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.

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Crime Rises in Public Housing

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Public housing developments in Brooklyn and Queens have seen a 26 percent spike in crime over the last two years - that's according to a New York City Housing Authority document.

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Bloomberg Backs Fracking - But Far From City's Water Supply

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.

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Bloomberg Says Report Boosts Pro-Fracking Argument

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.

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Outgoing Bloomberg Press Secretary Stu Loeser Gives His Exit Interview

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.

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Cash Strapped Housing Authority Wastes Millions, Report Says

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.

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Major League Soccer Eyes Queens Real Estate

Monday, August 13, 2012

Queens is being looked at for the home of a new Major League Soccer team, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Bloomberg to Push Immigration Reform in Chicago, Boston

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.

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Software Will Allow NYPD to Track Real-Time Crime Data

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.

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