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DECEMBER 2002 EVENTS
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DECEMBER 31, 2002
Announces Plan to Continue Weekend Express Bus Service

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DECEMBER 30, 2002
Signs Smoke Free Air Act of 2002

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DECEMBER 30, 2002
Announces City's Plans for New Year's Eve Celebration in Times Square

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DECEMBER 29, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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DECEMBER 29, 2002
New York City Is Doing Better With Less

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DECEMBER 26, 2002
Appoints Martin F. Horn as Commissioner of Department of Correction

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DECEMBER 23, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Opens Newly Renovated "Memorial Park"

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DECEMBER 22, 2002
New York City Is Still America's Safest Big City

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DECEMBER 22, 2002
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DECEMBER 20, 2002
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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DECEMBER 19, 2002
Signs Legislation Expanding Restrictions on Rifle and Shotgun Permits, Prohibiting Gender-Biased Language in All City of New York's Laws, Documents, and Materials, Expanding Veterans' Advisory Board, Concerning Temporary Task Force on Recycling, and Promoting Access to Emergency Domestic Violence Services and Shelter

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DECEMBER 19, 2002
Outlines Education Accomplishments in 2002

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DECEMBER 18, 2002
Outlines Achievements in Making Government More Business Friendly and More Business-Like

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DECEMBER 17, 2002
Outlines Public Safety and Quality of Life Accomplishments in 2002

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DECEMBER 16, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Statement Regarding Agreement Between MTA and TWU

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DECEMBER 16, 2002
Announces Appointments to New York City Commission on Women's Issues

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DECEMBER 15, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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DECEMBER 13, 2002
Statement Regarding Preliminary Injunction Prohibiting a Strike by TWU

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DECEMBER 13, 2002
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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DECEMBER 13, 2002
Announces Hotline for Information Regarding Possible Illegal Strike by Transit Workers Union

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DECEMBER 12, 2002
Discusses Possible Illegal Transit Strike

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DECEMBER 12, 2002
Outlines Vision for 21st Century Lower Manhattan

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DECEMBER 11, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Statement Regarding Dismissal of TWU Lawsuit by Federal Court

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DECEMBER 11, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein Announce Sweeping Initiatives to Promote Principal Leadership and Accountability in Schools

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DECEMBER 11, 2002
Welcomes "Two Weeks Notice" Stars Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant and Director Marc Lawrence to City Hall

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DECEMBER 10, 2002
Announces Housing Plan For New York City's 21st Century Neighborhoods

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DECEMBER 9, 2002
Announces Contingency Plan For Illegal Strike by Transport Workers Union

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DECEMBER 9, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel I. Klein Announce a Citywide Public School Choice Process Under No Child Left Behind Act

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DECEMBER 8, 2002
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DECEMBER 8, 2002
It's Your Money, Come And Get It

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DECEMBER 8, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro Announce New Parks Plan For South Shore

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DECEMBER 6, 2002
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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DECEMBER 5, 2002
Statement Regarding the Central Park Jogger Case

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DECEMBER 5, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Governor George E. Pataki Announce Deutsche Bank to Locate U.S. Headquarters in Lower Manhattan

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DECEMBER 4, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Gifford Miller Announce Mayoral Blue Room Events and City Council Stated Meetings Are Now Available Live on the Internet

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DECEMBER 3, 2002
Hosts 89th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in City Hall Park

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DECEMBER 3, 2002
Launches Citywide Campaign to Increase the Number of New Yorkers Who File for the Earned Income Tax Credit

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DECEMBER 2, 2002
Hosts Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony in Lower Manhattan

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DECEMBER 2, 2002
Announces 14th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive

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DECEMBER 2, 2002
Signs Legislation Updating Electrical Code and Authorizing Council to Raise Real Property Tax

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DECEMBER 1, 2002
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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DECEMBER 1, 2002
Making Sure Your Health is in Good Hands

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