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Mayor: Fed, State Leaders Lag On Creating Jobs

In a campaign-style speech in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, “when it comes to creating jobs the government hasn’t gotten the job done.”


Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 7, 2010 - Photo: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office

State Cuts To City Have Bloomberg Seeing Red

With NYC’s budget director saying he fears Albany’s money problems could result in another $2B cut to the city, Bloomberg says he’ll let you know what’s about to happen.


A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Officials Call For Changes To NY Election Laws

A group of New York elected officials and voting advocates are calling for a package of reforms like early voting, same day registration and allowing New Yorkers to fill out ballots at home.


Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Rise In Unemployment Takes Toll On New Yorkers

The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 9.8 percent in November, a seven-month high, as hiring slowed.


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Bloomberg: Obama Has Broken Campaign Promises

In an interview in December’s issue of GQ Magazine, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that President Barack Obama has broken campaign promises and needs better advisers.


Hearst Magazines chairwoman Cathie Black, left, New York's new schools chancellor, meets parents as she visits Public School 109 in the Bronx on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, in New York.  It was Black's first public appearance a day after the state granted her a waiver to bypass state law requiring chancellors to have education experience. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Greets Children

The publishing executive set to take over the nation’s largest school system greeted Bronx children a day after clearing a final hurdle to becoming chancellor.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces the STAT! fundraisers for the New York City Health and Hospitals Coporation - Nov 29, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg Announces Events To Help NYC Hospitals

It’s not exactly a bake sale, but with New York City’s treasury in tatters, Mayor Bloomberg is promoting a series of charity gatherings to raise money for city hospitals.


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

City Council Holding Hearing On Banking Commission

One of the commission’s major powers is to decide in which banks millions and millions in city revenues are deposited.


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NYC Laying Off Thousands – Blame Wall Street?

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City simply can’t afford the size of its current work force.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to the Asian Community United Society of Sunset Park - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 10, 2010 - Photo: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office

City Slashes Budget, Cuts Thousands Of Jobs

In an effort to take a big bite out of the Big Apple’s budget deficit, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for massive cutbacks and thousands of layoffs — including teachers.


Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bill de Blasio Wants Public Forum On Schools Pick

Just how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?


Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Sep 23, 2010 - Photo: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office

Mayor Bloomberg Heads To China

Bloomberg will assume chairmanship of what’s called the C-40 climate leadership group.


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Paladino, Cuomo Downplay Polls This Election

Paladino said the polls have it wrong, just as they did when they predicted he would lose to Rick Lazio in the Republican primary.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg presides over a bill signing ceremony at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg Urgers Voters To Tweet Problems

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg clearly doesn’t have a lot of confidence in the Board of Elections going into next Tuesday.


Election worker Al Becker watches as a man votes on Election Day - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2009 - Photo: David Goldman/Getty Images

New Push To Hold Election Day On Weekend

Some believe that holding Election Day on the weekend would increase voter turnout.