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JANUARY EVENTS




JANUARY 31, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, State Senator Klein and Health Commissioner Frieden Announce New Restaurant Inspection Program to Improve Food Safety

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JANUARY 30, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Presents FY 2010 Preliminary Budget

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JANUARY 30, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JANUARY 29, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Releases PlaNYC Report on Protecting New York City Wetlands

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JANUARY 29, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces That the Philippines Agrees to Pay $9 Million in Back Property Taxes and Interest to the City

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JANUARY 28, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on House Passage of the Stimulus Bill

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JANUARY 28, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On City Council Passage of Two Construction Safety Bills

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JANUARY 28, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Yearlong Celebration to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of the Dutch Arrival in New York Harbor

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JANUARY 27, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Mintz Launch the $aveNYC Account

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JANUARY 26, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Senate Confirmation of Timothy Geithner As Secretary of the Treasury

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JANUARY 26, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Swears in Thirty-Five Judges

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JANUARY 26, 2009
Statements by Mayor Bloomberg, Representative Nadler and Council Member Yassky On Steps Taken by President Obama to Strengthen Emissions Standards and Improve Air Quality

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JANUARY 26, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Outlines Measures to Help New Yorkers Prepare for Nationwide Conversion to Digital Television

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JANUARY 26, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Lunar New Year and India Republic Day Celebrations

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JANUARY 25, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Federal Stimulus Package Unveiled by Senator Schumer and Congressman Rangel

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JANUARY 25, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Invites New Yorkers and Their Neighbors to Enjoy All That New York City Has to Offer in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 23, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Selection of U.S. Representative Kirsten Gillibrand as U.S. Senator

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JANUARY 23, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Senate Confirmation of Shaun Donovan As Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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JANUARY 22, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Testifies Before the State Assembly Ways and Means Committee and State Senate Finance Committee About Impact of Proposed State Budget on New York City

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JANUARY 21, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Senate Confirmation of Hillary Clinton As Secretary of State

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JANUARY 21, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Presides over Bill Signing Ceremony

Signs Legislation Extending the Date of the Preliminary Budget and the Completion of Budget Hearings (En español)
Signs Legislation Providing a Grace Period for Payment of the Real Property Tax (En español)
Signs Legislation Requiring the Police Department to Submit Report Relating to Discharge of Firearms (En español)


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JANUARY 21, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC & Company Unveil State-of-the-Art Information Center and Launch NYCgo.com to Help Residents and Visitors Explore and Enjoy New York City

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JANUARY 20, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Death of Jose 'Chegui' Torres

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JANUARY 20, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Inauguration of President Barack Obama

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Ceasefires Announced by Israel and Hamas

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Outlines Proposal for a Federal Urban Innovation Fund to Fight Poverty

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg on Start of the Public Approval Process for Coney Island Development Plan

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks U.S. Conference of Mayors 77th Winter Meeting

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Rally Hosted by the Education Equality Project

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JANUARY 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Breakfast Reception in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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JANUARY 18, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Creating Jobs, Improving Quality of Life and Making Every Dollar Count in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 16, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and US Airways Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker Honor Civilian and Uniformed Rescuers from Flight 1549

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JANUARY 16, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JANUARY 15, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers 2009 State of The City Address

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JANUARY 15, 2009
In State of City Speech, Mayor Bloomberg Details Program to Move City Through Economic Downturn With Nine-Point Jobs Plan, New Quality of Life Initiatives and Greater Government Accountability and Efficiency

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JANUARY 14, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Hud Secretary Preston Announce Federal Approval of $24 Million for New York City to Purchase, Rehab and Resell Foreclosed Homes to Income-Targeted New Yorkers

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JANUARY 14, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Swear in New Class of 275 NYPD Recruits

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JANUARY 13, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, Deputy Mayor Walcott, Nycha Chairman Morales and Dycd Commissioner Mullgrav Announce Plans to Continue Youth Programming at 25 Nycha Community Centers Throughout the Five Boroughs

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JANUARY 13, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On New York's Selection As Winner of Sustainable Transport Award

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JANUARY 13, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Eulogy at Funeral Service for Department of Environmental Protection Sewage Treatment Worker Gennaro Montello

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JANUARY 12, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announce Fire Deaths Declined 10 Percent in 2008

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JANUARY 11, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses City's Winter Pothole Blitz in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 10, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City Sports Commission Will Integrate With NYC & Company

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JANUARY 9, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Guilty Plea by South Carolina Gun Dealer Larry Mickalis

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JANUARY 9, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On Death of Gennaro Montello of the Department of Environmental Protection

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JANUARY 9, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Make Friendly Cheesecake-Versus-Cheesesteak Wager On Sunday's NFC Divisional Playoff Game

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JANUARY 9, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Benepe Announce Mulchfest 2009 Will Be Held This Weekend

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JANUARY 9, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JANUARY 8, 2009
Statement by Mayor Bloomberg On President-Elect Obama's Speech On the Economy

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JANUARY 7, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Chancellor Klein, and Speaker Quinn Urge Parents of Four-Year-Olds to Sign up for Free Universal Pre-Kindergarten Seats in All Five Boroughs

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JANUARY 7, 2009
Statement by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on President-Elect Obama's Creation of a Chief Performance Officer

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JANUARY 5, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Detail City's Winter Pothole Blitz

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JANUARY 4, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Declining Crime, Improving Schools and Cleaner Streets in Weekly Radio Address

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JANUARY 4, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Meets With Ashkelon, Israel Mayor Benny Vaknin and New Yorkers Living in Ashkelon

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JANUARY 3, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Special Election for Three Vacant City Council Seats Will Be Held On February 24

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JANUARY 3, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Dedicate Memorial Plaque in Honor of Lieutenant John H. Martinson

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