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Dec 21, 2012, 16:57 ET

Statement Of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On Repeal Of Military Gag Order Preventing Officers From Asking Service Members At Risk Of Suicide About Personal Guns

"I want to thank Congress for taking an important step today to reject the NRA's attempts to tie the hands of our military commanders who are...

Dec 21, 2012, 13:46 ET

Statement Of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On National Rifle Association Press Conference

 The following is a statement by Mayor Michael Bloomberg: "The NRA's Washington leadership has long been out of step with its members, and...

Dec 19, 2012, 16:01 ET

Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On Decision By To Suspend Classified Gun Listings

Mayor Launched First Ever National Investigation into Illegal Online Gun Sales: "The decision by KSL classified...

Dec 19, 2012, 14:18 ET

Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on President Obama's Gun Violence Announcement

"This morning I spoke with Vice President Biden and offered my full support for his efforts. I was very encouraged by the President's strong...

Jun 09, 2011, 14:39 ET
Michael Bloomberg, New York City Mayor, right, speaks while Randall Stephenson, chief executive officer of AT&T, far left, City Councilman Fernando Cabrera, second from left, City Councilwoman Melissa Mark Viverito, center, NY State Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez, listens during AT&T's free WiFi in the parks program in New York, U.S., on Thursday, June 9, 2011.  (PRNewsFoto/The City Of New York Office of the Mayor, Jin Lee)

Mayor Bloomberg and AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson Launch Free Wi-Fi Service in 20 New York City Parks

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson today announced a five-year initiative to provide free Wi-Fi service...

Jan 31, 2011, 11:45 ET

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Results of Undercover Investigation Into Firearms Sales at Arizona Gun Show

Two Sellers Sold Guns to Undercover Buyers, Even After Buyers Said "I probably couldn't pass a background check" Previous Investigation Yields...

Jan 25, 2011, 23:10 ET

Statement of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on President Obama's 2011 State of the Union Address

"This was a powerful speech that rightly called for a new spirit of civility and cooperation in our public discourse. President Obama called on...

Dec 06, 2006, 00:00 ET

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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Program to Conserve Historically Significant Paintings at City Hall

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and CIT Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey M. Peek today...