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NYC Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza Celebrate Success on National Evaluation Systems of Pre-K for All

NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza celebrated the results of two different national program assessment tools that show the vast majority of pre-K programs are demonstrating predictors of positive student outcomes, meaning children are more likely to demonstrate reading, math, language, and social skills such as being independent, understanding shapes, and using expanded vocabulary.
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NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Department of Correction Will House Incarcerated Individuals According to Gender Identity

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Mayor de Blasio on Monday announced that the NYC Department of Correction will house inmates consistent with their gender identity. In addition, DOC is working with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to maintain the Transgender Housing Unit as an additional safe housing option for transgender inmates. DOC will also continue to conduct individualized risk assessments of inmates when assigning safe and gender-affirming housing options to provide for the health and safety of inmates and DOC staff.
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NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Implementation Of New Law To Combat Speculators And Tenant Displacement

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio this week announced that the Predatory Equity bill, which will help curb speculation and displacement in fast-changing neighborhoods, has become law. Under Intro 1210-A, sponsored by Council Member Ritchie Torres and former Council Member Dan Garodnick, the City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development will publish a “Speculation Watch List” that identifies recently sold, rent-regulated buildings where tenants are at risk of displacement due to potentially predatory investors.

NY Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Home for St. Ann's Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Thursday, NY Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg broke ground on the new home of St. Ann's...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Announce .nyc Web Address for New Yorkers and Businesses

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot, Media...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Presents Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Budget, says Budget Balanced without Tax Increases

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presented the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Executive Budget...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Details Federal Data Showing New York City Has Lower Percentage of Teens Carrying Guns

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and Chief Policy Advisor John...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Announces New 'Link' Initiative Connecting Low-Income New Yorkers with Economic Opportunities

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced the...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce New Data about Sugary Drinks and Obesity

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and...

As Promised in State of the City, NYC Business Rebuilding After 'Sandy' Will Not Have to Pay Certain Fees

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today signed an Executive Order waiving fees for businesses rebuilding after...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Whoopi Goldberg Present Mayor's Awards for Arts & Culture at New York City Center

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Whoopi Goldberg yesterday presented...

Statement of NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Passing of former Mayor Edward I. Koch

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, in response to the passing of the former honorable Mayor Edward I. Koch, Mayor Michael...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg, NFL Commissioner and 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee Announce Plans and Events for Super Bowl XLVIII

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Thursday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and the 2014 NY/NJ...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Opening Address at Johns Hopkins University Summit On Reducing Gun Violence in America

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, NYC Mayor Bloomberg delivered an address at Johns Hopkins University Summit On Reducing Gun Violence...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on Project to Restore the High Bridge Over Harlem River for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- NY Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today broke ground on the restoration of the High Bridge, one...

Despite Hurricane Sandy, 2012 a Record-Breaking Year for NYC Tourism Spending and Overseas Visitors

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta last week announced that New...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Modifying City's Local Financial Disclosure Law

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Wednesday, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws made the following...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs, Health Commissioner Farley Announce Life Expectancy For New Yorkers Surpasses All-Time High

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Quinn Join Oxford Properties Group to Break Ground on 26-Acre Development

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn today joined Related Companies Chairman Stephen...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg and Dept. of Environmental Protection's Strickland Suspend Water Bills for Properties Severely Damaged by Sandy

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Carter H. Strickland Jr., today announced...

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