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The Blue Room where the Mayor holds press conferences and briefings

Rudolph W. Giuliani - Mayor

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Archives of 2001 Press Conferences in Multimedia
Announces 2001 NY Cares Coat Drive, Mixed-use Development Project in Far Rockaway, Queens and provides update on FY '02 Financial Plan. December 3, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 30, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 20, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 17, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 15, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces Holiday Traffic Control Plan November 14, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 10, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 8, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
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Press Conference with Mayor-Elect Bloomberg November 7, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Presents Keys to the City and Golden Apple Awards to Winners of 2001 NYC Marathon November 5, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability November 1, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 31, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Summary Remarks Concerning the US Congressional Hearing on Terrorism Held at City Hall October 29, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Yankees Pep Rally at City Hall October 24, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 24, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Holds Courtesy Meeting with His Serene Highness Prince Albert, Crown Prince of the Principality of Monaco October 23, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 21, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 19, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 18, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Joins NYC & Company to Announce First Annual Culturefest Showcasing City's Cultural Community October 17, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability October 16, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces Twin Towers Job Expo at Madison Square Garden. October 15, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Mayor Giuliani, Fire Commissioner Von Essen and Police Commissioner Kerik Receive Word of Honorary Knighthood from the United Kingdom October 15, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Acknowledges World Trade Center Disaster One Month Anniversary. October 11, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability August 28, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Honors NYPD Officers and Members of the United States Park Police Involved in Rescue at Statue of Liberty August 23, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability August 20, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability August 8, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
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Personnel Announcement
Press Release in text
August 8, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability August 6, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Mayor Giuliani and Police Commissioner Kerik Honor Police Officers Involved in Yesterday's Rescue in New York Harbor
Press Release in text
August 2, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Mayor Giuliani and Police Commissioner Kerik Honor Members of the NYPD Involved in Yesterday's Breezy Point Jetty Rescue
Press Release in text

Joins Police Commissioner Kerik to Announce Destruction of Thousands of Guns Confiscated by NYPD
Press Release in text
August 1, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces Labor Agreements with Several Major Unions July 27, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
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Press Availability July 19, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Personnel Announcement July 17 , 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability July 16, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability July 9, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability June 28, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability June 19, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Presides Over Public Hearing and Bill Signing Ceremony June 18, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Delivers Proclamation for the Evangelical Christian Children's Parade
Press Release in text
June 11, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Public Hearing/Bill Signing
June 8, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability
June 6, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Hosts Mayor's Volunteer Adult and Youth Service Award Ceremony and Reception June 4 , 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces Solidarity Rally for Israel
Press Release in text
June 1 , 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Launches the NYC.gov Portal Web site redesign.
Press Release in text
May 30, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces MetLife expansion to Long Island City, Queens.
Press Release in text
May 30, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference

Announces Enlargement of CASAWORKS for Families Program.
Press Release in text

Joins State Senator Nancy Larraine Hoffmann to Raise Awareness of Abandoned Infant Protection Act.
Press Release in text

May 24, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability
May 23, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability
May 22, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability
May 8, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces West Nile Virus Plan for 2001
Press Release in text
May 3, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability with Council Speaker Peter Vallone, Israeli Officials, and Families of Abducted Israelis
Press Release in text
May 1, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Announces New York City Will Host World-Class Cycling Championship Featuring Lance Armstrong.
Press Release in text
April 24, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Proclaims Alcohol & Substance Abuse Awareness Month.
Press Release in text


Honors Jean McFaddin, Senior Vice President, Public Relations & Events, Macy's East.
April 19, 2001 View the Mayor's
Press Conference
Administration for Children's Services Merit Pay Announcement
Press Release in text
April 17, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Appoints Sherida E. Paulsen as Chairman of Landmarks Preservation Commission
Press Release in text
April 16, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Request for Proposal (RFPs) for Sale of Current Board of Education Headquarters and Completion of High-Speed Telecommunications Conduit.
Press Release in text


Requests for Expression of Interests (RFEIs) for new Board of Education Headquarters and Disposition of Current Museum of the City of New York Property.
Press Release in text
April 12, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability
April 3, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Press Availability
March 31, 2001 View the Mayor's Press Conference
Personnel Announcement March 28, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Presents March of Dimes "Walk America Day" Proclamation to Joe Namath
Press Release in text


Public Health Announcement
March 21, 2001 View the Mayor's
Press Conference
Announces Support for Senator Chuck Schumer's Voting Reform Bill
Press Release in text
March 19, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Announces Public Awareness Campaign Designed to Help Prevent Fires Caused by Candles
Press Release in text
March 7, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Announces City's Efforts To Protect Immigrants From Fraud Ahead Of Federal Legal Immigration And Family Equity Act Deadline
Press Release in text

Proclaims March 2001 Red Cross Month
Press Release in text
March 1, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 28, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 27, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Track and Field Hall of Fame Announcement
Press Release in text
February 26, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 23, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Announces New Celebrity Voices for TLC's Celebrity Talking Taxi Program
Press Release in text
February 22, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Joins Sanitation Commissioner Farrell to Announce Expansion of School Recycling Enhancement Initiative
Press Release in text
February 21, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 20, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 16, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability February 15, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Announces Relocation of Fulton Fish Market and Makes Personnel Announcement
Press Release in text
February 14, 2001 View the Mayor's

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Appoints Richard Roberts as the New Chair for Health & Hospitals Corp
Press Release in text
February 12, 2001 Listen to the Mayor's

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Announces Naming Rights of Mets Minor League Ballpark in Coney Island
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Fulfills Terms of Super Bowl Wager with Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley
Press Release in text
January 31, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Delivers Proclamation in Honor of Winter Restaurant Week 2001
Press Release in text
January 24, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Administers Oath of Office to Correction Commissioner William Fraser January 18, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability January 18, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Joins London Mayor Kenneth Livingstone for Press Availability January 16, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Joins Jewish Leaders to Issue Statement of Principles on the Future Status of Jerusalem January 11, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability January 11, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Press Availability January 9, 2001 View the Mayor's
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Honors City Workers for Efforts Throughout Winter Storm and New Year's Eve Celebration
Press Release in text
January 2, 2001 View the Mayor's
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