Fingerprinting

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg’s Public Housing Fingerprinting Idea Stuns, Infuriates Residents

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest crime-fighting idea had a lot of people riled up on Friday. The mayor wants to fingerprint more than 600,000 people who live in public housing. He said it’s to make the projects safer.

08/16/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Governor's Office, Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Cuomo, Bloomberg At Odds Over Fingerprinting Food Stamp Recipients

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to get rid of the requirement to fingerprint food stamp recipients and that is getting a big thumbs down from Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

01/06/2012

Tenafly Little League

Tenafly Little League Calls For Mandatory Fingerprinting Of All Volunteers

A New Jersey Little League is taking safety up a notch. For the first time they’re requiring all their volunteers be fingerprinted. We’re talking coaches and concession stand workers, too.

04/05/2011

Christine Quinn calls for Bloomberg administration to end fingerprinting policy (Photo/William Alatriste via Flickr)

Quinn Criticizes Fingerprinting For Food Stamp Recipients

More often than not City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is on the same page as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but not when it comes to federally funded food stamps.

11/22/2010