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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Bloomberg Administration
Former New York Gov. George Pataki on Tuesday defended the Bloomberg administration's use of a controversial crime-fighting tactic that's been linked to racial profiling, saying it's been a catalyst for New York City's decades-long turnaround from seedy to family-friendly.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg vowed to appeal a city judge's dismissal of an "arbitrary and capricious" ban on large sugary drinks.
New York City and a union representing the city's 75,000 teachers were at an impasse Thursday in negotiations over a teacher evaluation plan, putting the city at risk of losing up to $450 million in state aid and grants.
If New York City bans big sodas, what's next on the list? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater popcorn? The 16-ounce strip steak?
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large servings of soda and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in one of his most aggressive efforts yet to fight obesity.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing an unprecedented ban on the sale of large servings of soda and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in one of his most aggressive efforts yet to fight obesity.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed during his first sit-down interview on David Letterman's "Late Show" that he thinks being governor is a "terrible job" and said he's not embarrassed to be ranked the 10th richest person in the nation.
NEW YORK — The Supreme Court yesterday slashed the tax-exempt status of U.N. missions that double as staff residences, ruling it is legal for New York and other jurisdictions to collect taxes on dual-use properties.