Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Subway Ads Warn New Yorkers About Sodium

April 1, 2013, 9:06 pm

Ads in subway cars will encourage New Yorkers to choose brands with less sodium, the latest in a range of public health initiatives under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Quinn Celebrates Paid Sick Leave Agreement in NYC; Bloomberg Plans to Veto

March 29, 2013, 4:59 pm

Speaker Christine Quinn announced the details of the paid sick leave compromises, which includes a provision to pull the bill if the economy does not continue to trend up.

Michael Bloomberg: No Point in Asking About My Pick for Next NYC Mayor

March 28, 2013, 12:15 am

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he knows who’ll get his vote to succeed him next year, but reporters might as well quit asking him about it.

In Central Park, New Police Precinct Opens

March 26, 2013, 1:13 pm

A new police precinct in Central Park opened on March 26 after years of renovation.

Soda Ban: 4 Alternatives

March 26, 2013, 9:28 am

The impetus for the large sugary drink ban, or soda ban, was fighting “the obesity epidemic,” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his health officials.

WWE helps launch Superstars for Sandy Relief

March 25, 2013, 9:48 am

WWE is joining with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes to launch Superstars for Sandy Relief.

Bloomberg’s Quest for a Healthy City

March 14, 2013, 10:15 am

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s health initiatives have often been passed, and been taken up by cities and states across the nation.

‘Excessive and Out of Control:’ 22 School Closures in New York City

March 11, 2013, 10:25 pm

A proposal to halt two contentious education practices in New York City—school closings and co-locations—fell short at a public education hearing Monday night.

Loud Ear-Buds: Bloomberg’s New Peeve

March 6, 2013, 1:30 pm

The city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene = is planning a public education campaign to inform New Yorkers about the danger of listening to loud music through ear-bud [...]

Plastic Bag Ban for NYC to Follow Soft Drink Ban?

March 1, 2013, 5:55 pm

Could a plastic bag ban follow the soft drink ban in New York City?

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