NEWS IN BRIEF
- Giant Ideas For Lower Manhattan. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;12/13/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31532, p1
Reports that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlined a 10.6 billion dollar plan to revitalize lower Manhattan that relies heavily on the insurance of bonds as of December 2002. Details of the plan; Types of investments that public sector must make; Plans of the New York City Housing...
- NEW YORK: Bloomberg's Plan. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;10/22/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31248, p38
Discusses New York City Republican mayoral candidate Michael Bloomberg's recovery plan for downtown Manhattan, New York. Bloomberg's arguments regarding agency to sell bonds to finance reconstruction; Management of recovery efforts; Recovery plan by Bloomberg's opponent in elections.
- Retail key to NYC turnaround, mayor tells conference. // SCTWeek;12/9/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p1
The article reports that according to Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, the city has witnessed rebound like no other city of the U.S. and retail trade has played a vital role in it.
- No time for budget stopgaps. // Crain's New York Business;7/29/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p9
Comments on the business and politics in New York. Plans of Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the cuts to keep the budget in balance; Efforts of the mayor to do bond refundings; Forecast on the increase of debt service costs in 2006.
- N.Y.C.'s 10-Year Capital Budget Features $53B in Bonds. O'brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;5/6/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32127, p3
The article reports that New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg kicked off the city's formal budget negotiations recently when he released a $62.4 billion, 10-year capital plan that includes $53 billion of general obligation and Municipal Water Finance Authority bonds. Under the plan, debt...
- New York City Budget Office Favors GOs for West Side Development. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;8/6/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31942, p44
Reports that New York City's plan to redevelop the far West Side of Manhattan would be more cheaply and fairly financed using conventional general obligation bonds than the project bonds proposed by mayor Michael Bloomberg, according to the Independent Budget Office. Financing costs that will be...
- Campaign Reform. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;11/15/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32010, p35
Reports that the New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called on the New York city Council to ban campaign contributions from people who do business with the city. Reason for restrictions; Threat to the government decisions; Appeal to the campaign finance board to take up an amendment to the city...
- Express To Open Brooklyn Flagship. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/16/2011, Vol. 202 Issue 34, p11
The article reports that Express will open its 10,000-square foot retail store on Fulton Street in Brooklyn, New York by 2012. According to Haim Chera, a principal of Crown Acquisition Corp. and responsible for the rent deal with Express, there is a dynamic shift on the retail business in...
- New York City Mayor Refutes Report of OTB-Backed Bonds. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;2/20/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31328, p4
Reports that New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg denied that the city administration is considering a plan to sell bonds backed by future revenues from the city's Off-Track Betting Corp. (OTB) as of February 19, 2002. Comments of Bloomberg's spokesman on the issue; Former mayor Rudolph W....