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Days Numbered for City Parking Privileges?

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Michael Bloomberg (front row, fourth from right) with other mayors at the C40 Summit  City employees should not have the right to free parking any more than New Yorkers who labor in the private sector, Mayor Bloomberg said Tuesday, hinting that the perk which entices 35 percent of government workers to drive to Manhattan could […]

Uncool New York: NYC Lags in Combatting Climate Change

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Chris Smith has an outstanding story in this week’s New York Magazine pointing out that New York City has fallen behind other world cities in addressing climate change and challenging the Bloomberg Administration to do more. An excerpt: Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been cruising through his second term. At this point, with a gaudy approval […]

Bloomberg Says He’ll Veto Pedicab Bill

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Speaking on his weekly radio show on WABC, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced he would veto the City Council’s legislation capping the number of pedicabs in the city at 325: However, the mayor also said he may be amenable to a revised version that simply raised the cap on the vehicles, known as pedicabs. He suggested […]

Bloomberg and Dems Blast Congressional Plan to Let Guns on Amtrak

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg teamed up with two Democratic members of Congress yesterday to blast the Senate for its vote in favor of forcing Amtrak to allow guns and ammunition in passengers’ checked baggage. New York City Mayor Bloomberg, far left, with members of Congress at yesterday’s press conference. (Photo: Epoch Times) Bloomberg, […]

Bloomberg Declares Support for a National Carbon Tax

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New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will declare his support today for a national carbon tax, according to a report posted this morning on the New York Times City Room blog by metro reporter Sewell Chan: Mayor Bloomberg plans to announce today his support for a national carbon tax. In what his aides are calling […]