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JANUARY EVENTS


Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 31, 2013
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on Important Housing and Pension Legislation Signed by Governor Cuomo

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JANUARY 31, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Program to Address Water Damage and Mold in Neighborhoods Hardest Hit by Hurricane Sandy

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JANUARY 31, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg, Consumer Affairs Commissioner Mintz and Center for Economic Opportunity Executive Director Morse Kick Off City's Annual Tax Campaign

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JANUARY 31, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Measures to Allow Home and Property Owners Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy to Meet Updated Flood Standards

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JANUARY 31, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and NYCHA Chairman Rhea Announce Action Plan to Eliminate Backlog of Maintenance and Repair Requests in Public Housing

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JANUARY 29, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Presents Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 28, 2013
Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On U.S. Senate Approval of Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 28, 2013
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On Passage of Important Housing Bill by State Legislature

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JANUARY 28, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Testifies Before Assembly Ways and Means and State Senate Finance Committees

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1010 Wins Weekly Radio Address


JANUARY 27, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses City's Work to Build On Record Tourism With Restoration of Loew's Kings Theatre and Plans for Super Bowl XLVIII in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 25, 2013
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JANUARY 24, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Two Bills

Signs Legislation Authorizing HPD to Order Necessary Repairs to Buildings (En español)
Signs Legislation Extending Dates of Submission for the Preliminary Budget and Preliminary Mayors Management Report (En español)
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JANUARY 24, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Announce Plans and Events for Super Bowl XLVIII

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JANUARY 23, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz Break Ground On Restoration of Historic Loew's Kings Theatre in Flatbush

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JANUARY 22, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the City's Commitment to a Fair and Effective Teacher Evaluation System

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JANUARY 22, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winner of adAPT NYC Competition to Develop Innovative Micro-Unit Apartment Housing Model

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JANUARY 20, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Announces NYC Rapid Repairs Program Has Completed Work On More Than 10,000 Residences Damaged by Sandy

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 20, 2013
Statements of Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn On Joint Amicus Brief to Be Filed in Alabama Voting Rights Case

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Address


JANUARY 20, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Growing Support for Common-Sense Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 18, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors On Next Steps to Advance the President's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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JANUARY 17, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the United Federation of Teachers Walking Away from Negotiations On a Teacher Evaluation System

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JANUARY 17, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Taxi and Limousine Commission's Cadet Graduation and Awards Ceremony

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JANUARY 16, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses President Obama's Comprehensive Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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JANUARY 16, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On School Bus Strike

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 15, 2013
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on House Approval of Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 15, 2013
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on Passage of NY Safe Act

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JANUARY 15, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Groundbreaking for Brookfield Properties’ Manhattan West Development at Hudson Yards

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JANUARY 15, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Cassano Swear-in New Class of 318 Probationary Firefighters

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 14, 2013
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on Decision to Strike by Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union

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JANUARY 14, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On Potential School Bus Strike

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JANUARY 14, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Opening Address at Johns Hopkins University Summit On Reducing Gun Violence in America

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Report on Efforts by Gun Lobby to Suppress Data and Research Funding on Gun Violence
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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Address


JANUARY 13, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Details the City's Preparations for a Potential School Bus Strike in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 11, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground On Project to Restore the High Bridge Over Harlem River and Reopen It to Pedestrians and Bicyclists

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JANUARY 11, 2013
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 10, 2013
Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On the Department of Health and Human Services Selecting the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation As a Medicare Accountable Care Organization

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JANUARY 10, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Chief Policy Advisor Feinblatt Announce New Emergency Room Guidelines to Prevent Opioid Prescription Painkiller Abuse

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Interim Report from Mayor's Task Force on Prescription Painkiller Abuse (in PDF)
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JANUARY 10, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Announce Hiring of 830 New Police Recruits

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JANUARY 10, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at the Centennial Celebration of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JANUARY 9, 2013
Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address

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JANUARY 8, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Joins Google for Announcement

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JANUARY 7, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Releases First Criminal Justice System Performance Report

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JANUARY 7, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation to Help Strengthen Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program

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JANUARY 7, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Four Bills

Signs Legislation Reducing The Time For Place of Assembly Certificate of Operation Renewals (En español)
Signs Legislation Waiving Building Department Fees for Hurricane Sandy Repairs (En español)
Signs Legislation Improve the City's Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program (En español)
Signs Legislation Increasing Annual Expenditures for Seven Business Improvement Districts (En español)
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JANUARY 7, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Walcott Launch the Gap App Challenge, a New Software Development Contest for Programs to Help Middle School Students Excel in Math

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Address


JANUARY 6, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses New York City's Record-Breaking Year for Fire Safety and Tourism in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 4, 2013
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JANUARY 3, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On the Shooting of Three NYPD Officers in Two Incidents

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JANUARY 3, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Announces a Special Election for the 31st Council District in Queens for February 19th

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JANUARY 3, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Joseph N. Garba As Director of State Legislative Affairs

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JANUARY 2, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Cassano Announce 2012 Sets All-Time Record for Fewest Fire Fatalities in New York City History

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