Mayor Bloomberg on Election Day 2009, with Marc Lavorgna,
right left, and Jason Post, left right. (photo credit: azi paybarah / observer)
Jason Post, the affable first deputy spokesman for Mayor Bloomberg, will be leaving. Among Post’s many responsibilities was handling the media for Bloomberg’s Mayor’s Against Illegal Guns Coalition, Read More
Michael Bloomberg visited two babies born in Queens and declared, officially, that they’re both the first babies born in 2009.
He joked, “Some of the papers will find problems with the mayor abusing his authority by doing this. But, you know, that’s what leadership is all about.”
And: “The City Council will hold Read More
Charles Barron may be hoping that the artwork removed from the Committee Room in City Hall will usher in some diversity on the walls.
But actually, it's just being restored.
According to mayoral spokesman Jason Post, the portrait that was removed is of Robert Anderson and was painted by William Read More
So, what happened with the city’s Charter Revision Commission between
The change also has a better chance of passing if it’s voted on by the 51-member City Council, rather than the public.
The official rationale at this point is that the whole idea of making an exception to term Read More
The police contract that Michael Bloomberg warned could wind up costing tax payers their property tax break has just been settled. And the seven percent property tax is still on the table, according to mayoral spokesman Jason Post.
“While we’re still analyzing the impact of the award, the mayor remains committed to continued Read More
The mayor just announced the creation of an Office of Economic Empowerment within the Department of Consumer Affairs. The announcement was made along with news of $150 million in funds to support initiations outlined by his anti-poverty task force.
According to today’s release, “The Office of Financial Empowerment’s work will focus on Read More