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A school bus. (Credit: ClipArt.com)

De Blasio Looks To Undo Bloomberg, Pushes Bill To Raise School Bus Driver Pay

The bill would establish city grants to raise pay as well as rehire experienced drivers and other school bus employees who lost their jobs or had their incomes drastically cut at the end of the Bloomberg administration.

08/20/2014

President Barack Obama (left) and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the U.S-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: More Business Between U.S. And Africa Will Benefit All

All eyes around the world have been on Africa lately due to the Ebola virus outbreak, but in Washington, the talk has all been surrounding the importance of doing business with Africa.

08/05/2014

U.S. carriers at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv. (Credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines 1st US Carrier To Resume Flights To Israel After FAA Lifts Ban

United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.

07/24/2014

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to reports before flying to Israel. The former mayor insists that flying to Israel is safe despite recent rocket attacks. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Flies To Israel On El Al Despite Ban By U.S. Carriers

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew off to Tel Aviv on the Israeli airline El Al Tuesday, as he claimed flying to Israel remains safe even though U.S. and European carriers have halted flights there.

07/22/2014

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Harvard Students: Campus Liberals Have Become Ideological Censors

In his commencement speech at Harvard University Thursday, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the political left of engaging in the same kind of censorship on college campuses as political right back in the 1950s.

05/29/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD’s Miller: No Drones In Use Now, But Possibilities Under Discussion

Big Brother may soon be watching with a bird’s eye view – but there are no specific plans yet.

05/20/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Number Of Stop-And-Frisks Down Dramatically Year-To-Year, Data Shows

Comparing the first quarter of this year to last, the number of stop-and-frisks is down 86 percent.

05/09/2014

Beyonce on the cover of TIME. (credit: TIME)

TIME Releases List Of ‘100 Most Influential People’

The list is divided into five categories — titans, leaders, artists, pioneers and icons — and is not ranked. Each profile in Time’s list is accompanied by a testimonial from a noteworthy figure.

04/24/2014

A restaurant grade is seen at an establishment in Chelsea - New York, NY - Jan 19, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

City Council Moves To Eliminate ‘Gotcha System’ Of Restaurant Inspections

Fines will go down overall, but the city will maintain the letter grading system implemented by former mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2010.

03/21/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the U.S. Senate to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act at a news conference on March 10, 2014 in Belle Harbor, Queens. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer: NYC ‘Taking Its Sweet Time’ Distributing Federal Sandy Aid

Schumer said he fought last year for the federal aid in Congress but it’s not getting to those in need fast enough.

03/11/2014

Bill de Blasio performance poll (credit: CBS 2)

Marist College Poll: Voters Not Thrilled With Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Start

Only thirty-nine percent of registered New York City voters believe Mayor Bill de Blasio has done a “good” or “excellent” job during his first two months in City Hall, according to a new Marist College poll.

03/07/2014

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on December 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Deliver Commencement Address At Alma Mater Harvard University

The Massachusetts native and Harvard Business School graduate will be the principal speaker for graduates and their guests at afternoon exercises at the school’s 363rd commencement May 29.

03/05/2014

Charter Schools

De Blasio Administration Scraps Plans For Opening, Expanding Some Charter Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration on Thursday dealt a major blow to nine schools – some of them charter schools – that were hoping to open or expand.

02/27/2014

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg: GOP Can’t Ignore Hispanics, Immigration Reform

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in Washington Friday that a Republican Party that ignores the nation’s Hispanics, and balks at immigration overhaul, does so at its political peril as Republicans pressured the House GOP to act this year.

01/24/2014

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