Rachel Haot: New York City's digital commander-in-chief

Mar 7, 2013
New York City's Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, began in the city's startup world and rose to prominence quickly. Now, as member of Mayor Bloomberg's administration, she advocates for more private-public collaboration to make the city a tech mecca that…

Nation's mayors press for new gun laws on Capitol Hill

Jan 17, 2013
Mayors Against Illegal Guns has 800 members. They want gun laws that restrict the flow of illegal guns to criminals.

New York looks to reinvent city’s payphones

Dec 6, 2012
In the cellphone era, what’s the value of a payphone? New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
New York sees advertising and Internet hot spots as the future for its 11,000 payphones.
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Thousands of New Yorkers displaced after Sandy

Nov 5, 2012
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.

Bloomberg’s super PAC backs candidates in both parties

Nov 1, 2012
Super PAC founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spends nearly $5 million in California, Florida, and Illinois.

New York mayor stumps for immigration reform

Aug 14, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg travels to Chicago and Boston to press for bipartisan immigration reform as a way to stimulate the economy.

Should the government help you lose weight?

Jun 8, 2012
Obesity is a recognized problem, but commentator Justin Wilson says it's a problem that's best solved by personal choices, not government intervention.

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What Mayor Bloomberg should ban next

Jun 5, 2012
Writers at the web magazine Brokelyn say banning Big Gulps isn't enough.

How a New York ban on sugary drinks may affect business

May 31, 2012
New York Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban larger-sized soft drinks for health reasons. But a lot of businesses aren't really happy with that plan.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Corporations have money. Why aren't they hiring?

Oct 7, 2010
U.S. companies have more cash on hand than they have in a while. They're using it for buying each other, buying their own stock... everything, it...