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News The Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity Established at Princeton University Through Major Gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies
April 19th, 2021

With the goal of enhancing and expanding Princeton University’s fundamental commitment to the college success of talented students from first-generation, lower-income and underrepresented backgrounds, Bloomberg Philanthropies has made a significant gift that will establish the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity. The Center will bring...

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News Unite the Country Launches Closing Ad “Trust” featuring Cindy McCain
October 26th, 2020

Today, Unite the Country (UTC) launched a closing advertisement featuring Cindy McCain, the wife of late U.S. Senator John McCain. In the ad, “Trust,” McCain highlights Joe Biden’s long history of honoring the sacred responsibility to protect our troops. “The brave Americans who serve our country deserve a president who values their commitment to o...

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News Mike Bloomberg Delivers Remarks in Norfolk, Virginia
November 25th, 2019

Remarks as delivered by Mike Bloomberg in Norfolk, Virginia: “Thank you, and good afternoon everyone. It’s great to be here in Norfolk! “And let me start by saying I was glad to support Nancy’s campaign for the House of Delegates. She’s going to be a strong leader on the big issues facing this community, and [...]

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Mayoral Record Fighting Poverty

Health & City Services: Fighting Poverty Jump to a section Under Mike Bloomberg, New York City’s welfare rolls fell 25 percent, and nearly 900,000 people moved from welfare to work. The Mayor created the Center for Economic Opportunity to find new ways to tackle poverty, and in 2011 the Center won the Harvard Innovations in American Gover...

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Mayoral Record Small Business & Entrepreneurs

Jobs: Small Business & Entrepreneurs Jump to a section As a mayor with a background as an entrepreneur, Mike Bloomberg worked hard to make it easier to start and grow a business in New York City – and to connect more people to those jobs. This resulted in major new investment opportunities for small businesses, as well as a record level of job...

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Mayoral Record Promoting Volunteerism

Health & City Services: Promoting Volunteerism Since Mike Bloomberg started the NYC Service initiative in 2009, New Yorkers and visitors have volunteered more than 9 million times. The initiative has also engaged 1.6 million of the City’s public schoolchildren. People have volunteered more than 9 million times as part of NYC Service initiatives...

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News Michael Bloomberg: Voters must demand that 2020 candidates answer this question
October 15th, 2019

This op-ed originally appeared in The Washington Post on October 15, 2019 Over the course of the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, candidates have been asked time and again to explain — often, in about 30 seconds — what they would do on a broad range of critically important issues, from climate change and gun violence [...]

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News Katie Couric Interviews Mike Bloomberg and Carl Pope on combating climate change, and Trump’s promise to bring back coal mining jobs
April 25th, 2017

Mike Bloomberg said Monday that despite President Trump’s rhetoric, he would not be able to resuscitate the country’s declining coal mining industry. “In all fairness, he is not going to be able to bring back those jobs,” the billionaire media mogul told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric. “There is nothing that is going to [...]

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