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JUNE EVENTS


Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 30, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on State Senate's Refusal to Vote on Pending School Governance and City Tax Legislation

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 30, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on City Council Approval of the Lower Concourse and Fordham Rezonings

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JUNE 30, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Joins Governor Paterson to Discuss Status of School Governance Legislation in Albany

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JUNE 30, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Senators, Representatives and District Attorneys Announce $29 Million in Stimulus Funds Will Be Used to Support Criminal Justice Programs and Keep New York the Safest Big City in the Country

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JUNE 29, 2009
Statement of Stu Loeser, Press Secretary to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, In Response to Brooklyn State Senator John Sampson Not Including New York City's School Governance and City Sales Tax Legislation on List of Bills to Pass

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JUNE 29, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Thirteen Bills

Signs Legislation to Improve Safety, Coordination and Oversight at Construction, Demolition and Asbestos Abatement Sites Throughout the Five Boroughs (En español)
Signs Legislation Expanding the Chinatown/ Lower East Side Empire Zone to Include East River Science Park (En español)
Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Damaging or Removing Trees in a Special Natural Area District (En español)
Signs Legislation Extending Operating Authority for Two Private Bus Services (En español)
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation to Help Balance the FY 2010 City Budget (En español)


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JUNE 29, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Return and Expansion of Summer Streets and More Than 1,500 Free Summer Events Throughout New York City

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JUNE 29, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Five Technology Initiatives to Improve Accessibilty, Transparency and Accountability Across City Government

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Show


JUNE 28, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses How New Gains in High School Graduation Rates Show Why the State Law That's Driving Progress in Public Schools Cannot Be Allowed to Lapse This Week

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JUNE 26, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Paterson Join the Durst Organization to Announce $1.275 Billion in Financing for the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park

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JUNE 26, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JUNE 25, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor Walcott Encourage Immigrant New Yorkers to Watch the Premiere of "We Are New York" This Weekend On NYC TV Channel 25

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JUNE 25, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, UFT President Weingarten and Schools Chancellor Klein Announce Agreement On New City Schools Schedule

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JUNE 25, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces City's $100 Million Acquisition of the 30-Acre Hunter's Point South Parcel

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JUNE 25, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Addresses Delegates at Job Creation and Workforce Development Summit Hosted by New York City Global Partners, Columbia University and OECD

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JUNE 24, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Senators Gillibrand, Schumer, Lautenberg, and Menendez Announce Introduction of James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in the US Senate

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 23, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on the Landmarking of Prospect Heights

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JUNE 23, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Climate Group Announce "Climate Week NYC" to Be Held This September During the UN General Assembly

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JUNE 23, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at the Columbus Avenue BID's 10th Anniversary Meeting

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JUNE 23, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Best Buy Announce GreeNYC's "Be Cool & Smart" Campaign to Promote Energy Efficient Air Conditioner Use

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JUNE 22, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and UFT President Weingarten Announce Tentative Labor Agreement

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 22, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On New Gao Report On the Terror Gap

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JUNE 22, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Bronx High School of Science Graduation Ceremony

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 22, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On President Obama Signing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

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JUNE 22, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Klein Announce That High School Graduation Rate Rises Above 60 Percent, Marking the Seventh Consecutive Year of Gains

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Show


JUNE 21, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses How Accountability in the Schools Has Led to Historic Gains in School Safety in Weekly Radio Address

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JUNE 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Graduation Ceremony for 2009 City Year New York Program Participants

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JUNE 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Encourages New Yorkers to Take Part in Make Music New York Festival This Sunday

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JUNE 19, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses How His Five Borough Economic Opportunity Plan Is Improving Access to Credit and Providing More Support to Hispanic-Owned Businesses in Keynote Address to the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

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JUNE 19, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JUNE 18, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Kelly, Schools Chancellor Klein, and Criminal Justice Coordinator Feinblatt Announce That Violent Crime in Schools Has Fallen Nearly Ten Percent This School Year

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 17, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On Assembly Passage of School Governance Legislation

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 17, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On Planning Commission's Approval of the Comprehensive Revitalization Plan for Coney Island

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JUNE 17, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Linares and Small Business Services Commissioner Walsh Announce Initiatives to Help Support Hispanic Businesses

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 16, 2009
Joint Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver On World Trade Center Site Development Talks

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JUNE 15, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Quinn Reach Agreement On $59.4 Billion Fiscal Year 2010 City Budget

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JUNE 15, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Presents Fourth Annual "Made in NY" Awards

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JUNE 15, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr's Launch of the "Start Strong Bronx" Public Health Program to Stop Teen Dating Abuse

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JUNE 14, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce Agreement On New Legislation to License Pedicabs in New York City

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Address


JUNE 14, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses the City's Newest Partnerships to Help New Yorkers Facing Foreclosure in Weekly Radio Address

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JUNE 12, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at 100 Black Men of America's 23rd Annual Conference

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JUNE 12, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Cuts Ribbon on New "Schoolyards to Playgrounds" Project as Part of Planyc Initiative to Ensure All New Yorkers Live Within a Ten Minute Walk of a Park or Playground

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JUNE 12, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Kingsborough Community College's 44th Commencement Ceremony

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JUNE 12, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 11, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On World Trade Center Site Development Talks

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JUNE 11, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception in Celebration of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

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JUNE 11, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn and Buildings Commissioner Limandri Unveil Legislation to Increase Safety and Expedite the Restarting of Projects at Stalled Construction Sites

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JUNE 11, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, the Port Authority, and USDA State Director Lowney Announce Canada Geese Mitigation Measures for City-Owned Properties

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JUNE 11, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Public Campaign to Help More New Yorkers Get Free Foreclosure Prevention Services

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JUNE 10, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Stimulus-Funded Bond Program to Spur Commercial and Industrial Projects in All Five Boroughs

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JUNE 9, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Appoints Diahann Billings-Burford As Nation's First-Ever Municipal Chief Service Officer

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JUNE 9, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Honor 43 Members of Police Department at 2009 Medal Day Ceremony

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JUNE 9, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and the Cooper Union Present NAACP with Plaque to be Permanently Displayed at Site of First Public Meeting Commemorating NAACP's Centennial Anniversary

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JUNE 8, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn and Friends of the High Line Announce Opening of First Section of New York City's Newest Park

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JUNE 8, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Department of Education Event for Parents of English Language Learners to Help Children Continue Learning throughout the Summer

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1010 WINS Weekly Radio Address


JUNE 7, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Historic Gains by New York City Students in Math and the Narrowing of the Achievement Gap With Students Statewide in Weekly Radio Address

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 5, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on Governor Paterson's Announcement of an Agreement to Create a Fifth Pension Tier

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JUNE 5, 2009
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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JUNE 4, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Eulogy for Omar Edwards and Posthumously Promotes Him from Police Officer to Detective

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 3, 2009
Statement of Mayor Bloomberg On Governor Paterson's Veto of Senate Bill 1409

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JUNE 3, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Opens Child Advocacy Center in Harlem

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JUNE 3, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Honor Members of the Fire Department at 140th Medal Day

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Statement by Mayor Bloomberg


JUNE 3, 2009
Statements by Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner of Correction and Probation Martin F. Horn On Commissioner Horn's Resignation

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JUNE 2, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Announce New York City Remains the Safest Big City in America According to FBI Uniform Crime Report

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JUNE 2, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Municipal Labor Committee Chair Harry Nespoli Announce Health Benefits Agreement That Will Save $200 Million in Fy 2010 Budget

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JUNE 1, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Council Speaker Quinn Announce Agreement On New Revenue Package to Help Balance Fy 2010 Budget

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JUNE 1, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Klein Announce New York City Students Have Substantially Narrowed the Achievement Gap With Students Statewide On Annual Math Test

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