Michael Bloomberg

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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — When it comes to combating climate change, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting his money where his mouth is. Bloomberg has announced a $500 million investment in the Beyond Carbon Initiative, an effort to close all of the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants by...
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January 23, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If Mayor Bill de Blasio is thinking about running for the Oval Office, he may want to think again. After all, New Yorkers have a pretty clear idea of which state politician they would like to president, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll's respondents...
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January 15, 2019 - 6:08 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a $1 million gift to The Greenwood Art Project in Tulsa. Bloomberg, a potential candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, announced the gift Tuesday from the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art...
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January 11, 2019 - 5:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that, if he runs for president in 2020, he'll pay for it himself. He's also offering a broader defense of candidates who use personal riches to bankroll campaigns. Another top contender, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has...
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Michael Bloomberg
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December 30, 2018 - 3:20 pm
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is still considering a run for the White House in 2020.
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November 30, 2018 - 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation's opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies said over the next three years it will help up to 10 states address the causes of opioid addiction and strengthen prevention...
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November 14, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president. "I think January, February would be about as...
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November 09, 2018 - 6:07 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is awarding a $1 million grant to Anchorage to convert an empty downtown building into a workspace for artists and designers. Bloomberg joined Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to announced Wednesday the first winner of the 2018...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has donated $1.5 million to the campaign against a ballot measure in Oregon that would ban any future taxes on grocery revenue and items sold in supermarkets. The Oregonian/OregonLive said Monday that Bloomberg has not commented...
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
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October 03, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will headline a fundraiser for Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen's Tennessee U.S. Senate bid. An invitation says the New York event for Bredesen next Tuesday costs $5,000, $2,700 or $1,000 per person. Bredesen faces Republican...
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