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WATCH: MSNBC Host Rips Bloomberg For Controversial Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.09.2013 | New York

Melissa Harris-Perry had harsh words for New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday. The MSNBC host took issue with a series of controversial ads...

Bloomberg Can't Stand Movie Trailers, The Media

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.08.2013 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a healthy list of dislikes: earbuds, styrofoam, illegal guns, global warming, soda, trans fats, legal mariju...

Bloomberg Now Fighting Against Loud Earbuds

Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

After successfully crusading against large sugary beverages, trans-fat, and smoking, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now focusing his attention on the peri...

City Environmental Initiatives Win Innovations Prize

Carol Kellermann | Posted 09.30.2013 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Too often, government is satisfied with regulation and enforcement. Yet in New York, the Mayor's Office has created effective collaborative mechanisms to go further, and Mayor Bloomberg and the Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability deserve enormous praise.

NYC School Bus Strike Is OVER

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The monthlong school bus strike that affected tens of thousands of children in the nation's largest school district ended Friday, aft...

Styrofoam Ban Concerns Some New Yorkers

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 04.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Barely 24 hours after Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed an all-out ban on plastic foam food containers in the city and already New Yor...

Bloomberg's FINAL State Of The City Speech

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- His 12 years in office may be winding down, but New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday signaled that he has plenty of business ...

Bus Strike Saves City Money, Even As It Creates Hurdles For Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

With the ongoing strike by New York City school bus drivers entering its third week, it appears taxpayers are benefiting while disabled students and t...

Bloomberg Blasts City Council Members Over Controversial BDS Event

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted City Council members who threatened Brooklyn College's funding over a controversial panel the college in...

Bloomberg Makes Huge Contribution To His Alma Mater

AP | Posted 01.27.2013 | College

BALTIMORE -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $350 million to Johns Hopkins University, mainly to expand its interdisciplinary resear...

Reshaping New York City's Future After Sandy

Michael R. Bloomberg | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business
Michael R. Bloomberg

There is no storm, no fire, no terrorist act, that can destroy the spirit of our city, and keep us from looking forward, envisioning a better tomorrow, and bringing it to life.

Activists, Pols Try To Revive Movement To End Stop-and-Frisk Police

DNAinfo | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York

HARLEM -- Elected officials and community activists gathered in East Harlem Thursday to try to jumpstart the movement against the NYPD's controversial...


AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 03.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of New York City children who usually ride school buses took subways, taxis and private cars to school Wednesday as...

Sandy Hook Parents Fight Back

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

BY JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre called for a national dialogue to help pr...

NYC School Bus Strike Is Happening

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 03.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A strike by New York City school bus drivers that had been threatened for weeks will start Wednesday morning, affecting 152,000 stude...

School Buses Rolling Monday, But Strike Threat Looms

| Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin and Jess Wisloski NEW YORK CITY — Yellow school buses began making pickups Monday morning, as the drivers' union prepared for a st...

City Targets 17 Schools for Closure

| Posted 01.08.2013 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — Seventeen schools have been placed on the chopping block for sub-par performance, Depar...

PHOTO: Gabby Giffords, Bloomberg Discuss Gun Control

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Wednesday. The meeting, not on Bloomberg's public sched...

Bloomberg Shrugs Off House Failure To Vote On Sandy Aid

| Posted 01.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — While his fellow elected officials raged against the House of Representatives' failure to bring a $60 billion Superstorm Sandy aid p...

WATCH: Times Square Ball Drop Live

Posted 01.02.2013 | New York

A million people are expected to cram into Times Square in New York City this New Year's Eve to countdown to 2013. If you're not one of those mill...

Gun Violence AND Stop-And-Frisks Both Drop

| Posted 12.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — Shootings and murders have dropped this year along with a steep decline in the number of stop-and-frisks that NYPD officials have lo...

Bloomberg: NRA Press Conference Was 'Shameful'

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the National Rifle Association's call for armed guards in schools represents a paranoid vision of Am...

Record Number Of Arrests During Bloomberg Era

| Posted 12.21.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor NEW YORK CITY — Despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg heralding a record-low number of inm...

Jason Linkins

No Labels Punting On Gun Control, Despite Calls To Action From Prominent Members | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

If there's one thing that we know about the aftermath of a mass killing in America, it's the frustration that follows as lawmakers and public figures ...

Fans React To The End Of 'Gossip Girl'

Posted 12.18.2012 | TV

You know you loved her ... er, him? In the series finale of "Gossip Girl," it was revealed that ... [SPOILER ALERT] Dan (Penn Badgley) was the f...