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New York City's Homelessness Rate At All Time High, As State Considers Pulling Funding For Key Program

City’s Homeless Program To Pay Rent Of Some Families Leaving Shelters

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans for the city’s homeless program has one homeless advocate encouraged.

08/13/2014

Mayor Bloomberg's City Hall Portrait (Howard Wolfson/Twitter)

Mayor Bloomberg’s Official Portrait Hangs In City Hall

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is featured in front of the wall-less area he and his staff have worked in since shortly after he took office.

12/30/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office, JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Says Stop-Frisk Veto Override ‘Election Year Politicking’

During his weekly radio show, Bloomberg shared secrets of his success, discussed President Obama & tobacco legislation, and said he’s not surprised by the stop and frisk veto override.

08/23/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images),  Governor Andrew Cuomo (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Gov. Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg Prepare To Face-Off In Canoe Race

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials from around the state are in the Adirondack town of Indian Lake to compete in whitewater races on the Indian River.

07/21/2013

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Kelly (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg On Crime: ‘Every Borough Has Gotten Safer’

Crime is at a historic low in New York City, according to Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

07/21/2013

Bloomberg Cupcake (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Not So Sweet On 36,000 Calorie Bloomberg Cupcake

One Greenwich Village bakery is leaving a bad taste in the mayor’s mouth.

05/09/2013

(Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Businesses Prepare For City’s Size Limit On Sugary Drinks, But Some Customers Aren’t Buying It

Some restaurants are ordering smaller glasses. Dunkin’ Donuts shops are telling customers they’ll have to sweeten and flavor their own coffee.

03/09/2013

Destruction from Sandy at Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Estimates $19B In Public, Private Losses From Superstorm Sandy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg estimates Superstorm Sandy caused a whopping $19 billion in losses in New York City so he asked federal lawmakers to put up nearly $10 billion to reimburse both government agencies and private businesses.

11/26/2012

The Rockaways (credit: CBS 2)

The Best And Worst Of Humanity On Display In The Rockaways, Volunteers Reach Out While Looters Terrorize Storm Victims

Looters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.

11/03/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a news conference Sept. 10, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

State Of The Art Science, Medical Facilities Headed For Upper East Side

Two state-of-the-art science and medical facilities will be built on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

09/10/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jun 28, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

New York City Officials Seal Budget Deal

New York City officials have concluded their annual budget dance with an agreement that preserves child care, classrooms and other threatened programs, but uncertainty surrounding parts of the plan could lead to more than $600 million in cuts midway through the year.

07/01/2012

Marchers hold signs thanking Governor Andrew Cuomo for keeping his campaign promise and legalizing Same-Sex Marriage during the 2011 NYC LGBT Pride March on the streets of Manhattan on June 26, 2011. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Rips North Carolina Marriage Amendment

Mayor Bloomberg has been a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage, he recently promoted his view on the issue during a commencement speech at UNC Chapel Hill.

05/13/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Poll: Mayor Bloomberg’s Approval Rating Falls

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows a majority of New York City voters believe Bloomberg lost his focus during his third term.

10/19/2011

Judge Rejects Claim Of Discrimination At Bloomberg Company

The judge said the EEOC supported its claim of a pervasive bias with no statistical evidence of discrimination and about 10 statements from four or five managers or executives in a company of 10,000 employees, 603 of whom took maternity leave during a six-year span covered by the lawsuit.

08/17/2011

Parking Ticket (Photo/Clipart.com, FILE)

Bloomberg Administration Rejects Most Of City Council’s Attempt To Make Parking Regulations Fair

When it comes to parking tickets, make them fair, and make them less aggravating. That’s what the City Council is asking the Bloomberg administration to do with the thousands of tickets issued each day.

06/22/2011

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