Mike Bloomberg was named the inaugural laureate of the Genesis Prize, a $1 million award that will annually recognize an honoree who has attained excellence and international renown in his or her field, and whose actions and achievements embody the character of the Jewish people through commitment to Jewish values, the Jewish community and/or the State of Israel.
Mike Bloomberg joined CNN's Fareed Zakaria for a discussion on building resilient cities at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. Also participating were World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Rockefeller Foundation Judith Rodin.
In 2002, we created the first-ever Five Borough Economic Development Plan that focused not on retaining particular companies, but on growing industries that have a bright future and attracting the people those industries require.
Mike Bloomberg announced a series of first-in-the-nation anti-obesity initiatives that will promote physical activity through the design of buildings and public spaces, including the creation of the Center for Active Design.
As part of the MLB All Star Week Legacy Project, St. Albans VA Community Living Center opened a new facility with the help of the MLB and the New York Mets. Mike Bloomberg spoke at the opening of the new outdoor facility for the residents.
Mike Bloomberg announces the launch of NYC Summer YouthWRAP program, a seven-week program that will connect 450 probation clients to paid summer jobs at Hurricane Sandy restoration projects in all five boroughs.
The budget remains balanced through billions of dollars in agency savings actions and increased revenues from the city’s economic growth, benefiting from a more diversified economy led by the tech, film and television, tourism and higher education sectors.
Stephen Barton survived the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. But 12 others didn’t. Watch his personal message asking President Obama and Governor Romney to offer their plans on how they will end gun violence, and join him by signing the petition.
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses how cities are leading the way on sustainability, his recent trip to the RIO+20 conference, and his work as chair of C40cities with CNN's Fareed Zakaria. June 25, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers the 2012 spring commencement address at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 32-thousand people made their way to Kenan Stadium to celebrate with nearly 5,700 degree recipients.
The new Johns Hopkins Hospital Building is a unique art and architecture collaboration between over 70 artists from across the country. More than 500 original works of art were created and incorporated into the new hospital building to enhance healing.
On March 30th, Mike Bloomberg joined CBS This Morning to discuss his views on the federal budget deficit. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, he outlined a 2 step approach to close the federal budget gap in 10 years: let the Bush tax cuts expire for everybody, and pass the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan. Watch.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg don't agree on football -- but they strongly agree that we can keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people while supporting the 2nd Amendment.