Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants his Everytown for Gun Safety to surpass the political influence of the NRA. So the group has unveiled a questionnaire intended to hold members of Congress accountable.
New York City's big-soda ban was championed by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his successor Mayor Bill de Blasio, who vowed to fight a lower court's decision to overturn it while campaigning last year.
Food stamp soda study: A Stanford University study showed that banning the use of food stamps to buy soda, would reduce obesity. But others say that food stamp recipients would switch to cash to buy soda.
Newly-minted Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio was able to showcase his regular-guy charm by shoveling his own walk after this week's snowstorm. De Blasio's persona provides a stark contrast to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has chosen Carmen Farina to lead the city's school system, sources said Monday. Farina, an early education advocate who has worked as a teacher and as a principal, helped to shape de Blasio's education platform.