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$5M grant will pay for Baltimore crime-fighting technology

A $5 million grant from New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg's foundation will pay for the city of Baltimore to expand its crime-fighting technology. Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the donation from … Click to Continue »

How Michael Bloomberg landed in the center of the Virgin Islands' hurricane recovery

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The billionaire former New York City mayor and his aides are helping a tiny U.S. territory navigate recovery after two storms devastate the islands.        

Bloomberg gives $50 million to aid shift from coal worldwide

OSLO (Reuters) - Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $50 million to help nations around the world shift from coal to combat pollution and climate change, expanding his funding outside the United State...

This Atlas Maps How Driverless Cars May Change The World

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ new Global Atlas of Autonomous Vehicles in Cities lets you compare how mayors around the world are thinking about the coming revolution in transportation. In San Jose, California, where the population is expected...Show More Summary

The mayor, the prez & the bag men

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Eight years ago, it was Mike Bloomberg — who reversed the flow of our politics by using his private fortune to

What happened to New York City’s Republicans? [in 5 steps]

New York has always been a Democratic city. But candidates won five straight mayoral races on the Republican line—Rudy Giuliani in 1993 and 1997 and Michael Bloomberg in 2001, 2005 and... To view the full story, click the title link...

Michael Bloomberg: Brexit Was The Single Stupidest Thing Any Country Did Until Trump’s Election [VIDEO]

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Guardian reports: Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the “single stupidest thing any country has ever done” apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. Bloomberg...Show More Summary

Michael Bloomberg: This is the stupidest thing a country has ever done — except for electing Trump

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg can’t think of many things stupider a country has done than elect President Donald Trump. In fact, he can think of only one thing — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union — in the same class of stupidity, reported The...

Michael Bloomberg on Brexit: ‘London as a financial centre will continue’

2 months agoNews : World News Blog

Michael Bloomberg, reportedly the tenth richest person on the planet, is a businessman, a philanthropist, author and ran New York as mayor for more than a decade. He’s a major player on the world stage and a point of reference for many – from finance, to politics, to gun control.

Mike Bloomberg Contributes $64 Million to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he would contribute $64 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal program in order to push for the expansion of renewables such as solar and wind power.

Pentagon forwarded reporter its plan to spin Puerto Rico as ‘a success’ and ignore San Juan’s mayor

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Late in September, Bloomberg News climate reporter Christopher Flavelle inadvertently received a series of emails meant for Pentagon employees — emails that detailed the federal plan to spin President Donald Trump’s bungling of the response to Hurricane Maria and to dismiss criticisms...

Bloomberg slams Trump’s plan to force taxpayers ‘to subsidize an industry that may kill them’

By pushing for coal subsidies, the Trump administration wants to force taxpayers to prop up a heavily polluting industry when cleaner and cheaper energy sources are widely available, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, said Wednesday. “Why should taxpayers be forced to subsidize an industry that may kill them when cleaner […]

Bloomberg's charity donates $64 million to 'war on coal'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity gave another $64 million to a campaign that aims to slash the number of U.S. coal-fired plants by two thirds by 2020, he said on Wednesday.

Bloomberg donates $64 million to fight Trump's coal agenda

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $64 million to a Sierra Club program seeking to phase out coal-fired power plants and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions. The billionaire … Click to Continue »

BLOOMBERG: 'I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up'

Stocks keep climbing and climbing, but Michael Bloomberg isn't sure why. "I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up," the former New York City mayor said in an interview with CBS News' Anthony Mason. "Our economy...Show More Summary

New York City slams 'suburban office parks' in the $5 billion battle for Amazon's new headquarters

New York won't be left behind if it has anything to say about it. Alicia Glen, the city’s deputy mayor in charge of economic devlopment, told Bloomberg that the New York diversity of the city's econmoy and industries, and the desireShow More Summary

Nonfiction: A History of Bloomberg’s Successes and Failures

Chris McNickle’s biography of Mike Bloomberg shows how New York’s mayor for 12 years used data and analysis to successfully transform the city.

A Billionaire’s Ambition

Out next week: Bloomberg: A Billionaire’s Ambition by Chris McNickle. “The story of how one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs was elected mayor of New York City and what he did with the power he won.”

A four-step strategy to pass congestion pricing

In April 2007 Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a sweeping plan to make New York a greener city. Its centerpiece was an $8 fee for cars to enter most of Manhattan. He worked tirelessly to push the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Ex-New York mayor spends more favoring sweetened drink tax

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pouring more money into a campaign to shore up support for a Chicago-area tax on sweetened beverages. Bloomberg is adding $3 million to … Click to Continue »

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