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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 […]

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 […]

Bloomberg on Oil Dependence: Punditry or Policy?

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The Daily News reports that Mayor Bloomberg made his first public statements about U.S. oil dependency on his radio show last week: This constant dependence on oil is something that leaves this country vulnerable every day. Two reasons. One, what happens if it gets cut off overseas? We’re never going to have enough capacity domestically. […]

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 […]

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, […]