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.


A Jersey City Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Jersey City Police Department

Deal Reached To Avoid Jersey City Police Layoffs

The mayor of New Jersey’s second-largest city and the head of its police union say they’ve reached an agreement to avert the layoff of 82 police officers.


Livery Cab

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.


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.


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.


Bristol Mayor Arthur Ward - File / Photo: City of Bristol

Bristol Mayor Still In Critical Condition After Choking

City councilor Kenneth Cockayne says Mayor Art Ward was taken to the hospital on Saturday night when he choked while having dinner at the Italian Social Club.


Board of Education - Lyndhurst, NJ - File / Photo: Lyndhurst Public Schools

Lyndhurst Finds Money To Save Music Program

What would a school be like without music? “Well, it would be soulless,” says mayor Richard DiLascio.


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.


Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra - File / Photo: City of Hartford

Hartford Mayor Now Wants Full Term In Office

The former city council president said after he was sworn in last June that he would only serve out the remainder of former mayor Eddie Perez’s term.


Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Vincent Barrella - File / Photo: Borough of Point Pleasant Beach

Mayoral Recall Effort Fails On The Jersey Shore

Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Vincent Barrella will remain in office after voters on Tuesday rejected a recall question by a 919 to 735 vote margin.


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.


Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's official portrait is seen at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880

Rudy Giuliani’s Official Portrait Unveiled At City Hall

Giuliani returned to City Hall on Tuesday for the unveiling of his official portrait, which shows him in a dark pinstripe suit as a tribute to his beloved New York Yankees.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Is Mayor Bloomberg Reaching For Higher Office?

The mayor has been traveling around the country this election season endorsing candidates and backing issues, and there are more trips in prospect.