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APRIL 2006 EVENTS




APRIL 30, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the First National Summit on Illegal Guns That Brought Together Mayors From Around the Country to Fight Illegal Guns

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APRIL 28, 2006
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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APRIL 27, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Hails Significant Court Victory for New York City in Fight Against Illegal Guns on Our Streets

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APRIL 27, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Tentative Labor Agreement With Correction Officers' Benevolent Association

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APRIL 26, 2006
Statement from Mayor Bloomberg On Withdrawal of Russian Federation Diplomat

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APRIL 26, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg, Cultural Affairs Commissioner Levin, Morgan Library & Museum Director Charles E. Pierce, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees S. Parker Gilbert & Architect Renzo Piano Unveil Newly Expanded Morgan Library and Museum

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APRIL 26, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Frieden Announce That 1,000 New York City Doctors Will Get Electronic Health Records Systems

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APRIL 25, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg, Boston Mayor Menino and Mayors from Around the United States Stand Up Together in the Fight Against Illegal Guns

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Statement of Principles (pdf)




APRIL 25, 2006
Mayors Arrive for Summit on Illegal Guns

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APRIL 24, 2006
Statement from Mayor Bloomberg on the Passing of Grand Rebbe Moses Teitelbaum

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APRIL 24, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Tentative Labor Agreement With EMS Local 2507 EMTs/Paramedics & Local 3621 Lieutenants/Captains

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APRIL 24, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce State Funding for School Construction in New York City

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APRIL 23, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the Importance of Protecting the Air New Yorkers Breathe, the Water New Yorkers Drink and the Land New Yorkers Share

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APRIL 21, 2006
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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APRIL 21, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and the Public Art Fund Announce "Alexander Calder in New York"

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APRIL 20, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce $36 Million for Environmental Cleanup and Redevelopment of Bush Piers

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APRIL 20, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Parks & Recreation Commissioner Benepe Kick-Off the National Gardening Association's National Garden Month in Honor of Earth Day

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APRIL 19, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announce Implementation of Automatic Vehicle Location System in All Ambulances and FDNY Apparatus

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APRIL 19, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Preside Over Graduation Ceremony for 139 Probationary Firefighters

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APRIL 18, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Menino Announce First National Summit on Illegal Guns

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APRIL 18, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Expansion of Sexual Assault Response Team Program to Public Hospitals in Manhattan and Queens, Fulfilling Promise to Bring State-of-the-Art Forensic and Counseling Services to Sexual Assault Victims at All Public Hospitals

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APRIL 17, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Celebrates Third Annual Immigrant History Week at Gracie Mansion Honoring a City of Immigrants

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APRIL 16, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses New School Safety Initiative

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APRIL 15, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz Open New York City's Newest Cruise Terminal On the Brooklyn Waterfront

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APRIL 14, 2006
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APRIL 13, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Klein and Police Commissioner Kelly Announce a New School Safety Initiative Amid Significant Declines in Crime in City Impact Schools

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


APRIL 12, 2006
Statement from Mayor Bloomberg On State Executive Budget Actions Today

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APRIL 11, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg, Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Univision Network and NYC Big Events Announce NYC to Host Latin Grammy Awards for First Time Ever

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APRIL 11, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Robert Hess As Commissioner of the Department of Homeless Services and Jennifer Jones Austin As Family Services Coordinator

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APRIL 10, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Two Bills

Signs Legislation Extending Deadline for Submission of the Executive Budget (En español)
Signs Legislation Effectuating Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the City and UFA (En español)
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APRIL 10, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Friends of the High Line Host Rail Lifting Ceremony to Mark Start of Construction of New York City's Newest Park On West Side Elevated Rail Structure

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APRIL 9, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Economic Benefits of New Mets and Yankee Stadium Plans

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APRIL 7, 2006
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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APRIL 6, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Applauds Ratification of Sixteen Industrial Business Zones

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APRIL 6, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Members to Advisory Commission for the Review of Compensation Levels of Elected Officials

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APRIL 6, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Pataki and New York Mets Unveil Design Plans for New Ballpark

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APRIL 5, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Praises City Council On Approving the Land Use Application for Yankee Stadium Redevelopment

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APRIL 5, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils Campaign to Help Many of the Nations Largest Campaign Donors Hold Political Candidates Accountable for Supporting New York City's Priorities

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APRIL 5, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Tentative Agreement With the Assistant Deputy Wardens/Deputy Wardens Association

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APRIL 5, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Historic Low in Welfare Caseloads

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APRIL 4, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Appoint Leslie Koch President of Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation

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APRIL 4, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce Support for New Yankee Stadium Multimodal Transportation Center

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APRIL 3, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at NYPD Pre-Passover Briefing

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APRIL 2, 2006
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Historic $6.5 Billion Investment in City Schools by State Legislature

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