Michael Bloomberg’s mayoralty has been built on one simple fact: The City Charter of New York City gives the mayor enormous power. During his mayoralty, Mr. Bloomberg has aggressively used instruments of power to influence almost every aspect of civic life: health, transportation, public schools (which he has twice persuaded the state legislature to place under his control), parks, culture and economic development through bold rezoning and preservation policies. Read More
Updated: The New York Observer has been informed that Mr. Martinez has already filed the lawsuit.
Brian Martinez, Bloomberg Media’s former International Managing Director of Television, filed a lawsuit against his ex-employer this week. His claim? That he was discriminated against because of his sexual orientation, as well as something that Michael Musto from Village Voice is relaying as “perceived disability discrimination.” Read More