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Michael Bloomberg Joins 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

After weeks of speculation, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially announced a last-minute bid for the Democratic presidential candidacy on Sunday. I’m running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America. I believe my unique set of experiences in business, government, and philanthropy will enable me to…

Archived: Judge: NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk' Policy Is Unconstitutional

By Chris Hoenig Calling it “indirect racial profiling,” a federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department’s controversial “Stop and Frisk” policy is unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin stopped short of ordering a complete halt to the program, but she did appoint an independent monitor to…

Archived: Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation to Help Strengthen Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2013 No. 11 www.nyc.gov MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION TO HELP STRENGTHEN MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM New Legislation Expands the Scope of Program-Eligible Contracts and Increases Agency Accountability Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg signed into law today Intro 911, which helps strengthen the Minority and…