Past Press Releases


  • December 15, 2011
    Bucking National Trends, Mayor Bloomberg Announces Significant Drop in New York City Childhood Obesity Rates
    Read the 12/15/11 press release
  • December 8, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Probation Commissioner Schiraldi Launch First Neighborhood Opportunity Network – NeON – a Central Element of Young Men's Initiative
    Read the 12/08/11 press release
  • December 7, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Buildings Commissioner Limandri and Designers Unveil City's New State-of-the-Art Sidewalk Shed
    Read 12/07/11 the press release
  • November 21, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Robles-Roman and Chief Policy Adviser John Feinblatt Announce Expansion of Legal Services For Immigrants
    Read the 11/21/11 press release
  • November 16, 2011
    City officials & Elected officials Launch "Protect Your Money: Know Before You Enroll," a Testimonial Ad Campaign Advising New Yorkers About Predatory School Scams and Highlighting Free and Low-Cost School Choices
    Read the 11/16/11 press release
  • September 21, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg Announces Awarding of 19 Grants for Community Sustainability Projects ThroughChange by Us NYC
    Read the 9/21/11 press release
  • August 12, 2011
    Department of Youth and Community Development and NYC Service Conclude the Third Annual Summer of Service Initiative
    Read the 8/12/11 press release
  • August 12, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Technology Commissioner Post, Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence Commissioner Jimenez, and Private Sector Partners Launch "NYC STEPS" Program
    Read the 8/12/11 press release
  • August 4, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg Launches Nation's Most Comprehensive Effort to Tackle Disparities Between Young Black and Latino Males and Their Peers
    Read the 8/04/11 press release
  • August 3, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Walcott Announce that January Regents Exams Will Take Place, Thanks to Private Donor Funding
    Read the 8/03/11 press release
  • July 7, 2011
    Deputy Mayor Goldsmith Launches Change by Us NYC, a New Social Media Platform that will Enable New Yorkers to Submit Ideas for Improving the City, then take Action and Connect to City Resources
    Read the 7/07/11 press release
  • July 5, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg and Walmart Announce Agreement to Contribute and Raise up to $5 Million to Support the City's Summer Youth Employment Program
    Read the 7/05/11 press release
  • June 16, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception to Honor Outstanding NYC Fathers with Special Guest Carmelo Anthony at Dads Matter Awards Ceremony
    Read the 5/16/11 press release
  • June 14, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Ronald O. Perelman and Halle Berry Co-Host Benefit in Support of the City's Family Justice Centers
    Read the 6/14/11 press release
  • May 10, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Mintz Celebrate the 10,000th Financial Empowerment Center Client
    Read the 5/10/11 press release
  • April 12, 2011
    Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs Carol Robles-Roman Announces Second Phase of New York City's Multi-media Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking in Observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week
    Read the 4/12/11 press release
  • April 1, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce New Payroll Deduction Program for City Employees to Support Japan Relief Effort
    Read the 4/01/11 press release
  • March 30, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Mintz Announce Results of Citywide Crackdown on Fraudulent Tax Preparers—One in Three Receive Violations
    Read the 3/30/11 press release
  • February 7, 2011
    Statement of Mayor Bloomberg on MacArthur Grant to Examine the Impact of Affordable Housing on Low-income Families
    Read the 2/07/11 press release
  • February 3, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, NYC Service and Mayor's Office of Veterans' Affairs Assemble Care Packages for Returning Soldiers
    Read the 2/03/11 press release
  • January 26, 2011
    Mayor Bloomberg, Consumer Affairs Commissioner Mintz and Finance Commissioner Frankel Announce that New Yorkers Making Less than $57,000 Have More Options than Ever to Claim Their Tax Returns
    Read the 1/26/11 press release