Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s big media push is getting under way. On Monday, Katie Couric announced her official debut with Yahoo, slated for Friday with an interview with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Couric is just one of a handful of high-profile journalists in a talent grab Mayer made recently — a... Read More
A popular topic of conversation among denizens of New York and the greater tri-state area ever since Bill de Blasio was sworn in on January 1, 2014 as the 109th Mayor of New York City is what’s Michael Bloomberg up to? The multi-billionaire,...Show More Summary
The city saw a significant rise in civic employees' overtime pay during former Mayor Bloomberg's long reign, according to a city budget report. In fact, last year the city spent nearly double on overtime from what it spent when Bloomberg took office in 2002, but, hey, you have to spend money to make money! [ more › ]
After 12 years of sharply challenging the Bloomberg administration's budgets, the City Council's Finance Committee lavished praise on the initial proposal put forth by Mayor Bill de Blasio at an... To view the full story, click the title link.
Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been selected to speak at Harvard University's 2014 commencement exercises. The Ivy League university announced Wednesday... To view the full story, click the title link.
By Alison Vekshin, Bloomberg A group of California mayors is opposing a pension-reform referendum that would empower them to reduce expenses while risking their support from unions.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address this year's crop of Harvard University graduates at their May 29 commencement, the Ivy League university said on Wednesday.
The Bloomberg "bullpen" at City Hall is here to stay, thanks to Mayor de Blasio's refusal to spend taxpayer money on extravagancies like office space arrangement. [ more › ]
Three charter schools had been granted "co-location" permits by Bloomberg -- permitting them to set up shop in the unused parts of already-existing public schools. De Blasio, "The People's Candidate," is suddenly canceling that permission, giving the three charter schools...
Following in the footsteps of New York’s former Mayor Bloomberg, San Francisco Supervisors plan to announce Monday morning a proposal to add e-cigarettes to restrictions already in place against tobacco smoking. The measure is at least partially motivated by concerns that teens are being targeted by companies, while the jury is out on the safety... Show More Summary
I surely hope that Mayor De Blasio puts an end to architect Lord Norman Foster's plan to reconfigure the main Bryant Park branch of the New York Public Library, set in motion by the Bloomberg administration. (Nothing will ever get me to call it the Stephen A. Show More Summary
Recently, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the enormous charitable foundation of New York City's former mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced its Vibrant Oceans Initiative, a $53 million, 5-year effort to boost fish populations in Brazil, the Philippines and Chile. Show More Summary
Bloomberg’s departure as mayor hasn’t made New York nannyism any less lame: Essentially, according to the [NYC Hospitality] Alliance, restauranteurs are prohibited from “selling, serving, delivering or offering to patrons an unlimited number of drinks during any set period of time for a fixed price.” And yes, this law also includes your favorite club’s ladies night where the […]
Facebook and Instagram are "in talks" about gun control with Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (MDA). MAIG and MDA want both social media sites to "prohibit the private...Show More Summary
Mayor Bloomberg's Build It Back program was designed to minimize bureaucracy and efficiently distribute federal relief funds to the victims of Hurricane Sandy who needed it most. "Whether it’s personal assistance in the rebuilding process...Show More Summary
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped $53 million in the bucket toward solving our ever-increasing ocean woes.
Mayor Bill de Blasio took office on a platform of economic opportunity for working-class New Yorkers, giving hope to advocates for the manufacturing sector who felt the Bloomberg administration had... To view the full story, click the title link.
Following the lead of New York City’s former health cowboy — err, mayor Michael Bloomberg, two Western states changing how wild the West can be for anyone under 21: Colorado and Utah are both considering raising the legal age to smoke tobacco from 18 to 21. Meanwhile down in Florida, legislators are proposing banning e-cigarettes for minors Both Colorado and … [More]
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has just set out on a new venture, investing $53 million of his own money to try and do something about the sorry state of the world's fisheries. The post Bloomberg’s ‘Vibrant Oceans’ Initiative Invests in the Future of Sustainable Fisheries appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.