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Electronic Health Records Are Helping Doctors Keep New Yorkers Healthy
In 2005, New York City established the Primary Care Information Project to help doctors serving low-income patients make the transition to electronic records. To date, the Project has helped 96,000 additional patients control their high blood pressure, 81,000 improve diabetes management and helped 58,000 quit smoking.
Thursday, February 7, 2013

•36 months increase in NYC life expectancy since 2001
•NYC’s Primary Care Information Project is the largest on-line network of electronic health records in the nation
•190% growth in preventive care services provided by participating doctors in the Primary Care Information Project

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces City's Plans for New Hurricane Sandy Recovery Initiatives to Be Funded With $1.8 Billion in Federal Grants

$1.77 billion in federal funds allocated to New York City to help homeowners, small businesses, and New Yorkers living in affected areas continue to recover from Sandy.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

•$1.77 billion of funds from the Disaster Recovery Appropriations Act allocated to NYC
•$720 million of the funds for repairing and rebuilding homes damaged or destroyed by Sandy
•$185 million to help businesses in communities devastated by Sandy.

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Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Eulogy at Funeral Service for Mayor Edward I. Koch

The service for Mayor Koch began at 11 am.
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The City Commits to an Aggressive, One Year Plan to Reduce the Backlog of Repair Work Orders Across NYCHA

Mayor Bloomberg joined NYCHA Chairman John Rhea to announce a one year plan to reduce the current backlog of 420,000 open repair and maintenance work orders. They outlined NYCHA’s commitment to ensure the 30,000 daily service requests are addressed within 7 to 15 days in non-emergencies and within 24 hours in emergencies.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Presents Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget

Mayor Bloomberg today presented the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Preliminary Budget and an updated four-year financial plan. The plan outlined today reflects the New York City’s ongoing economic growth and spending discipline, which provide for a balanced budget that does not rely on tax increases. The Preliminary Budget includes $6.5 billion in savings achieved through 12 rounds of deficit closing actions the City has taken since 2007.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Testifies Before Assembly Ways and Means and State Senate Finance Committees

Monday, January 28, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Announce Plans and Events for Super Bowl XLVIII

Mayor Bloomberg, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and the 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee today announced an overview of events and plans for Super Bowl XLVIII and a week of activities leading up to the game in February 2014. Among the announced plans for the region’s first Super Bowl is the creation of a “Super Bowl Boulevard,” which will transform a portion of Broadway in midtown Manhattan into a massive fan event with free admission
Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz Break Ground On Restoration of Historic Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush

Mayor Bloomberg and Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz today broke ground on the restoration of the historic Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Originally constructed in 1929, the 3,200-seat Loew's Kings Theatre is the largest indoor theater in Brooklyn. Its design was heavily influenced by the Palace of Versailles and Paris Opera House, and features ornate architectural details in the French Renaissance Style. In 1977, the theatre closed and has remained vacant since, suffering decades of neglect and deterioration.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors On Next Steps to Advance the President's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

Friday, January 18, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the United Federation of Teachers Walking Away from Negotiations On a Teacher Evaluation System

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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School Bus Strike Update

One of the major bus drivers' unions - local 1181 - has decided to strike. To learn more, parents and families can read the below and call 311.
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Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground On Project to Restore the High Bridge Over Harlem River and Reopen It to Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Mayor Bloomberg today broke ground on the restoration of the High Bridge, one of the eight regional parks being transformed under PlaNYC, the City’s long-term plan for a greener, greater New York. The $61 million rehabilitation of the High Bridge will reopen it for pedestrians and bicyclists, while providing a crucial link between Manhattan and the Bronx over the Harlem River.
Friday, January 11, 2013
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Mayor's Office Internship Program
Do you have an interest in public policy? In government? In public service? If so, an internship with the City of New York might be just right for you, and the Office of the Mayor is now accepting applications. From the Community Affairs Unit to the Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Mayor's Office for International Affairs to the Mayor's Office of Special Projects and Events, and many more in between, the Office of the Mayor offers internships that help support the City of New York. Whether you're looking to see policy made first-hand, give back to your community, or get the tools you need to succeed in any office, there is a department within the Mayor's Office sure to capture your interest while furthering your professional development. Our internships are aimed at college and graduate students, can be semester or year-long commitments, and are non-salaried.
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Mayor Bloomberg Presents FY 2013 Preliminary Budget
Mayor Bloomberg today presented a Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Preliminary Budget and an updated four-year financial plan. The Mayor outlined a plan that achieves a balanced budget - closing a $2 billion budget gap without tax increases - which is made possible by the City's years of prudent planning and spending restraint.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Mayor Bloomberg Releases 2005 Campaign Accountability Report
Mayor Bloomberg today released his third Campaign Accountability Report, showing that nearly a year and a half after Election Day 2005, 96% of the 100 campaign promises the Mayor made during the 2005 campaign have either been fully implemented or are currently being implemented.
Monday, May 7, 2007
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