Instead of having a “stupid” debate in Washington about the debt ceiling, Rep. Charlie Rangel said his colleagues in Congress should have been taking notes on what Mayor Bloomberg was rolling out.
“I think what the mayor has done is what the nation is gig to have to do,” Mr. Rangel said in a recent interview. Along with serving more than 40 years in congress, Mr. Rangel is a combat veteran and dropped out of high school.
And that’s the kid of person Mr. Bloomberg wants to help. Read More
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s new Young Men’s Initiative — which seeks to improve the job and health opportunities for young black and Latino men in New York City – is being called the corner stone of his third term, and something he hopes is replicated across the country.
Bloomberg and fellow billionaire George Soros are each putting in $30 million of their own money to help fund the $130 million, 3-year- program.
It is also coming with about 880 days left in the mayor’s tenure. Read More