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Slapped by Judge Over NYC Proposal, Bloomberg Influences Municipal Policy Nationwide

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Most mayors get to persuade by the power of their ideas — and whether they work. Bloomberg gets to do that, as well, but his soaring fortune and willingness to lavishly dollop it across cash-strapped cities nationwide magnifies his ability to mobilize municipal governments.

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Judge Halts City's Large Sugary Drink Ban, Mayor Vows Appeal

Monday, March 11, 2013

The city is fighting a state judge's decision to halt the city's ban on large, sugary drinks that was slated to go into effect on Tuesday.

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City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks at Eateries, Theaters

Thursday, September 13, 2012

New York City's health board has passed a rule banning super-sized, sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands and other eateries.

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Forget Coke vs. Pepsi, There’s a New Soda War Bubbling in NYC

Monday, July 09, 2012

A rally was held in New York City protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed crackdown on super-sized, sugary drinks. Not to be outdone, the Bloomberg administration released a 22-page press release of statements from people who support his proposal.

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Bloomberg Stands Firm On Large Sugary Drink Ban

Monday, July 02, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg responded to the push back his office is receiving over a proposed ban on large sugary drinks, saying those opposed to the curtailing of sugary beverage consumption “don’t want…people to live” longer, healthier lives.

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Mayor's Sugary Drink Ban Inspires Copycat Proposal

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Enthusiasm for Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on large sugary drinks appears to have bubbled over.

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Mostly Praise for Proposed Sugary Drink Ban at City Hearing

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The city Board of Health largely praised Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed size limit on sugary drinks at restaurants and other food service establishments during a hearing Tuesday.

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