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City Council Officials Working To Prevent NYC Teacher Layoffs

Speaker Christine Quinn says she will do everything in her power to prevent teacher layoffs planned by the Bloomberg administration.


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Bloomberg: Budget Cuts Mean NYPD Must Shrink

The mayor asked city agencies to suggest cuts of between 2 and 4 percent. He still hasn’t detailed which cuts will make it into the budget.


Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: I Want Kelly To Stay In NYC

Will Commissioner Kelly head to Washington to lead the FBI? Not if Mayor Bloomberg has anything to say about it.


Houses and others burn in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture (state) Friday night, March 11, 2011 after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

NYC To Direct Donations To Earthquake Victims

Bloomberg said in his weekly radio appearance on Friday that people who want to donate should call 311 or go to the 311 Web site. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City was collecting the funds.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds Staten Island Chuck at the Staten Island Zoo on Groundhog Day - Staten Island, NY - Feb 2, 2011 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Does Mayor Mike Still Have Grudge Against S.I. Chuck?

At the end of Wednesday’s Groundhog Day ceremony, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had some choice words for the toothy, weather-prediciting rodent.


City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 23, 2008 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Cutting Pensions

Future city police and firefighters could not boost their pensions by working overtime in their last years on the job under cuts proposed by the Bloomberg administration.


Donald Trump speaks after receiving an honorary doctorate from Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen, Scotland - Oct 8, 2010 - Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Donald Trump Wants To Reopen Tavern On The Green

Donald Trump is seeking a deal with New York City to reopen the glittery Tavern on the Green restaurant in Central Park.


Times Square - New York, NY - Feb 10, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Move Over Congestion Pricing, Say Hello To ‘Traffic Pricing’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial plan to charge people to drive into key parts of Manhattan during the week was back on the highway on Wednesday.


City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 23, 2008 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Bloomberg Installs Count-Up Clocks At City Hall

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants City Hall staffers to be mindful of their minutes.


The U.S. Capitol Building - Washington, DC - Jan 24, 2011 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Delivering State Of The Union Tonight

President Barack Obama is formally launching the era of divided government tonight with his State of the Union speech to Congress.


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Medallion Cab Drivers Angry Over Livery Proposal

Residents said the yellow medallion cabs that clog the streets in Manhattan rarely pick up fares once in the boroughs, making it frustrating to quickly get from one place to another.


A snowplow moves down the streets of Brooklyn Heights after the latest snowfall January 12, 2011 . (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Highlights Better City Snow Performance

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City’s response to the latest bout of snow is very different than during the blizzard a few weeks ago.



Latest Major Snow Event Invades Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, with heavy snow for the New York City area. Long Island could get 15 inches. The warning will be in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 6 p.m. Wednesday.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at P.S. 262 - Brooklyn, NY - Jan 3, 2011 - Photo: Michael Nagle/Getty Images

Bloomberg Worried About Cut In State Aid

The city budget director estimates that state aid reduction might reach as much as $2 to $3 billion.


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Bloomberg Delays Signing Of Sidewalk ATM Bill

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has set aside a bill he was expected to sign that would have imposed steep fines regarding illegal sidewalk ATMs.