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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…

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…

More Whites Smoke Weed, But NYC Spent $440M Targeting Blacks and Latinos

New York City cops intentionally are targeting Black and Latino youth for marijuana possession, according to a new report from the Drug Policy Alliance. The data suggest that the NYPD, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration, is acting on racial bias to inequitably arrest Black and Latinos for marijuana possessionan initiative…

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…