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Michael Bloomberg is one of the wealthiest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $34.8 billion in 2014 according to Forbes.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
How New York mayor de Blasio trumped Obama on equal pay for women
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has settled a gender discrimination lawsuit brought four years ago by the New York Police Department's school safety division, 70 percent of whose employees are women.
Dan Gainor: Liberal Billionaire Donors Escape Media Scrutiny
While liberals vilify wealthy conservative donors like Charles and David Koch, liberal billionaires escape scrutiny because the mainstream media agrees with them, and it doesn't hurt that some of those donors own several media outlets, says Dan Gainor, of the Media Research Center.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Ex-NYC mayoral hopeful forms women's equality party
She is assisting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with organizing the new Women's Equality Party and getting back to politics after coming in a distant third in the Democratic primary last year to eventual Mayor Bill de Blasio.
ItCH: De Blasio's Plan to House the City - Brick by Brick
It's a magical mantra that's regularly repeated by almost every mayoral candidate on the campaign trail: New York City needs more affordable housing.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
This big name is financing the battle to keep guns out of Kroger
Michael Bloomberg, a billionaire who was mayor of New York, has provided $50 million in financial backing for Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Man who wants to give away $35b
"If there is one thing that I learned from 12 years in government,"it's that you can effect change, pull people together and face big societal problems."
Mayor of the World
The New York Times says "the man who flirted with a presidential run has one last aspiration: mayor of the world."
Sat Aug 23, 2014
#Xmas Jammies family is back with back-to-school parody rap, 'Baby Got Class'
JANUARY 15: Students walk to board a school bus in Manhattan's East Village on January 15, 2013 in New York City.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
New York Business.com
Mayor settles two more labor contracts
Probation officers, procurement analysts, associate fingerprint technicians, and forensic mortuary technicians are among the city workers whose unions reached tentative contracts with the de Blasio administration at a cost of $32.52 million, the mayor's office announced Friday.
The Raw Story
Miami and New York City are ground zero in the battle against the rising seas
Walking along the waterfront in Fort Lauderdale and admiring the 60-foot yachts docked alongside impressive homes, it's hard to imagine that this city could suffer the same financial fate as Detroit.
New York City Considers Banning Toys In Kids' Fast Food Meals
On the heels of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's infamous failed attempt to ban large sodas, New York City officials are trying their hand at nutrition policy again.
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio's N...
It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers killing an unarmed black man.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Big Apple Doctor-in-Chief Seeks Community Approach
New York City's new health boss doesn't want to be your nanny. Think of her more as a tutor.
Big Apple doctor-in-chief seeks community approach
In this Aug. 7, 2014 photo, New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett, center, listens to staffers at a district office that houses the East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence.
The Washington Post
12 years of data from New York City suggest stop-and-frisk wasna t that effective
In 2002, when Michael Bloomberg first took office as mayor of New York City, the controversial law enforcement policy known as "stop-and-frisk" led to 97,296 encounters on the city's street.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New York Daily News
Citizens Budget Commission slams $42 million plan to boost school bus drivers' wages
A budget watchdog group slammed Mayor de Blasio's $42 million proposal to subsidize the wages of school bus drivers as "ill-advised" and urged the City Council to reject it.
Kroger declines to ban handguns in stores
Kroger issued a statement this week dismissing the Moms Demand Action call for Kroger to "ban open carry" in the Kroger family of stores.
A new paradigm for Israel-Diaspora philanthropic ventures
Given the current focus on giving to Israel, this will be the perfect opportunity to create and implement a new paradigm for the Jewish overseas communities' philanthropic ventures.