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From PlaNYC to OneNYC: New York's Evolving Sustainability Policy

Steven Cohen | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Steven Cohen

The issue of income distribution requires national economic and tax policy. While a local war on poverty is not feasible, local governments can do a great deal to promote upward mobility.

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: Michael Bloomberg Plans To Use Data To Improve City Life

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.20.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Bloomberg Is Giving $42 Million To U.S. Cities To Solve Problems In Smartest Ways Possible

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

Michael Bloomberg wants America to have smarter, problem-solving cities, and he's banking on data to make it happen. Bloomberg Philanthropies anno...

Michael Bloomberg Owns A Lot Of .NYC Domains -- And Some Of Them Are Pretty Amusing

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology

Michael Bloomberg critics may be disappointed to learn that they won't be able to use to slam the former mayor. That's because Bloom...

Bloomberg Heads Back To Bloomberg

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.03.2014 | Media

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is heading back to take the reins of the company he founded, just eight months after leaving the mayor's ...

Cities Take The Heat For Global Warming

Jack Skelley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

If McConnell and the rest of Washington's climate-change deniers think EPA rules will harm the economy, what do they think will be the impact of worldwide food riots and coastlines washed away?

Harvard Names Commencement Speaker

AP | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been selected to speak at Harvard University's ...

De Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced Thursday that he's joining the gun control advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which was co-f...

Climate Change This Week: Faster Heating, A Stitch in Time, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter. DAILY CLIMATE CHANGE: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014 How unusual has the weather been? No ...

He Spent $650 Million Of His Own Money As Mayor Of NYC

Posted 12.30.2013 | New York

Michael Bloomberg, who Forbes reports is worth around $27 billion, spent a chunk of his personal fortune as New York City's mayor. According to a very...

Bloomberg Administration Mum On Plans To Preserve Emails

| Posted 12.23.2013 | New York

By James Fanelli NEW YORK CITY — With just a week left in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration won’t say whether it has a plan in p...

PHOTOS: The West Side's New Subway Stop

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Now in his final days in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated his administration's work to redevelop Manhattan's...

INTERACTIVE: The Bloomberg Legacy Timeline

The New York World | Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

In his three terms in office Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the business acumen that had earned him and his company billions to the tough streets of New...

Bloomberg Goes After Unions In Last Major Speech As Mayor

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving the nation's biggest mayoral job with a glowing view of cities' future but a stern warni...

Debating Bloomberg's Legacy

AP | BY JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — When Michael Bloomberg took the oath as mayor nearly a dozen years ago, he was a political neophyte faced with a city still smolderi...

Website Sells Thousands Of Guns Illegally

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2014 | Crime

(Adds details from rally in Washington) By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Thousands of guns are being offe...

Where Was Bloomberg After Train Derailment? Playing Golf In Bermuda

| Posted 02.01.2014 | New York

By Colby Hamilton CIVIC CENTER -- As officials scrambled to deal with the aftermath of a Metro North train derailment in the Bronx that killed four...

IMAGES: Giant Solar Energy Installation Coming To NYC Park

| Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

By Nicholas Rizzi TRAVIS — The world's largest landfill site will soon become the city's biggest solar energy farm. The huge solar installati...

Can Mayor Garcetti Make L.A.'s Streets Great?

Jack Skelley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

He could cover L.A.'s sub-surface freeways, such as the 101, and turn them into parks. He could join forces with L.A.'s uber-popular Cyclavia events and revive the dormant bike-share program, such as those successful in Chicago in New York.

Bloomberg Hopes De Blasio Is 'Even Better' At Being Mayor

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he hopes the administration of his successor, Bill de Blasio, "is...

PHOTO: You Mad, Bloomberg?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

How does Mayor Michael Bloomberg feel about Bill de Blasio's landslide victory Tuesday night? Just look at Bloomberg's body language when he met with ...

Urban Legends

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

In If Mayors Ruled The World, Benjamin Barber makes the intriguing, provocative, and counter-intuitive argument that, despite their current financial woes, cities and the mayors who run them are the last best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and more just future for the United States and the world.

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office Disavows Sponsorship of Russian Investment Forum

Scott Wooledge | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Wooledge

Initially, Russia Forum New York billed this event as sponsored by the Office of the Mayor of New York City. Then the presence on its website began to disappear. Reached for comment on Friday, the press secretary for the mayor's office confirmed, "We are not a sponsor."

Top Court To Review Bloomberg's Soda Ban

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's highest court agreed Thursday to hear New York City's appeal of a ruling that blocked Mayor Michael ...

Political Animal: Basil Smikle

Yvonna Russell | Posted 10.06.2013 | New York
Yvonna Russell

To quote the House of Cards' Francis Underwood, "Power is a lot like real estate. It's all about location, location, location. The closer you are to ...