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Michael Bloomberg: 'I Have Earned My Place in Heaven'
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
Related: Mayor Bill de Blasio Releases His Tax Returns
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray reported $165,047 in total income last year, according to a copy of their joint tax return released on Tuesday.
The New York Observer
Michael Bloomberg: Make Philanthropy a Lifelong Habit
New Yorkers are incredibly generous with their time and money, and I got to see just how true that is when I was mayor.
NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities
The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.
Wall Street Journal
Gov. Cuomo Releases Personal Tax Returns
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received more than $188,000 in advance payment for writing a memoir set to be published this summer, according to tax returns released on Tuesday.
No upheaval on Easter
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has not yet lifted a ban on churches renting public schools in the city for Sunday worship services, after a court ruling April 3 upheld the Michael Bloomberg-era policy.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ohio Authorities Must Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages, Judge Rules
Judge Timothy Black's ruling on Monday criticized the state's "ongoing arbitrary discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation."
The Washington Post
The big losers in NYC charter fight: students with disabilities
With big bucks from Wall Street supporters behind her, charter network operator Eva Moskowitz won a fight she started with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over charter schools.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Statement on Shootings at Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in Kansas City
Reverend Michelle Reedis the pastor at the Woodland United Methodist Church in Wichita.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Pols call for a change in plans for condos-in-park scheme
From the NY Times : Brooklyn Bridge Park, which stretches 1.3 miles along the East River waterfront, was a creation of the administration of Michael R. Bloomberg, with a novel - and contentious - financing mechanism in the form of luxury housing in the park.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New York Daily News
Mayor de Blasio wants control over top-level hires: memo
Vetting process is detailed in a memo circulated by the mayor's chief of staff and first obtained by DNAinfo.
Why Is Public Television Against Public Schools?
PBS has failed to report on, much less investigate, one of the most well-funded political campaigns in the last few decades -- the propaganda crusade to disparage public schools and public school teachers.
Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code
Subsidies to help displaced workers are one option, said Bloomberg, while retraining is another option.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The New York Observer
The Post-Bloomberg Plunge
No other leader of New York City has run the place from his own pocket the way Mayor Michael Bloomberg did.
Immigration and New York City: The Contributions of Foreign-Born...
Ever wonder why former Big Apple Mayor Michael Bloomberg embraced immigrants? A new report released today by Americas Society/Council of the Americas , using U.S. Census and American Community Survey data, finds that immigration has helped to revitalize New York City by making communities safer, improving local housing wealth, increasing public ... (more)
Rupert Murdoch on his divorce, succession and his empire's future
"I had a very bad month in January and February. I had a fall in San Francisco. I fell on my head," says Rupert Murdoch in an exclusive interview with Fortune Magazine that covers the gamut of the media titan's latest challenges.
Wall Street Journal
New York City Student Grade Promotions Will No Longer Be Based Mostly on State Test Scores
In a departure from the past decade's heavy reliance on test scores to determine which students advance to the next grade, the New York City Department of Education said Wednesday that schools will use a basket of measures instead.
The Huffington Post
Donors Gave More Online Last Year Than Ever Before: Study
Donors gave more online gifts last year than ever before, according to M+R's Benchmarks study.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Would a Chick-fil-A fly on Staten Island?
Chick-fil-A will open 108 new restaurants this year, several of them primed for New York City, according to a USA Today report Tuesday.
Oceana Honors Michael R. Bloomberg's Support of Marine Conservation
New York, NY: Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world's oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual New York City Gala last night.