At Lucky's Cafe this morning, Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised to fight big soda even after he leaves office.(2)
On Monday evening, after a court struck down Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on big servings of sugary soda, the mayor urged restaurant owners to comply with the new regulation anyway.
The day before Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on big sugary drinks was scheduled to go into effect, New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled it an illegal usurpation of City Council powers
Starting tomorrow, restaurants and movie theaters in New York City will no longer be able to sell large portions of sugary drinks, something the mayor thinks will help poor people and, ultimately, end up going over without much of a fuss.(1)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning suggested Governor Andrew Cuomo adopt his big-soda ban statewide.
The NAACP and the Hispanic Federation recently joined a beverage industry lawsuit to stop Mayor Michael Bloomberg's big-soda ban, something he described today as "an outright disgrace."
Mayor Michael Bloomberg today came out swinging in defense of his administration's ban on big servings of sugary drinks, following the Board of Health's long anticipated approval of the proposal.
"We cannot continue to have our kids come down with diabetes at age six," he said.(1)
Michael Bloomberg says his proposal to limit the size of soda servings to 16 ounces in restaurants and movie theaters, which the Board of Health will be voting to approve on Sept. 13, has been misunderstood.
Voters oppose Bloomberg's soda and infant formula bans, but wouldn't mind a crackdown on alcohol abuse, according to a Quinnipiac poll released today.
After soda and baby formula, Bloomberg says, 'anything that we can think of that will improve your health'
On the heels of his administration's efforts to reduce consumption of sugary soda and infant formula, a reporter today asked Mayor Michael Bloomberg, "What's next?"
"Anything that we can think of that will improve your health," he said.(2)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning defended himself from attacks that he's using the Aurora massacre to advance his political aims, saying, "What kind of political agenda do I have? I'm not running for anything."
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says there's nothing funny about the so-called "Million Big Gulp March" protesting his big-soda ban.(2)
Approximately three dozen activists gathered on the steps of City Hall yesterday, on the eve of the Board of Health’s hearing on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to ban large sizes of sugary drinks within the city.
As far as the race to succeed him is concerned, Mayor Michael Bloomberg tends to reserve praise for his ally, Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Today, he lavished praise on two of her rivals.
"Why are we going to ask for a reduction in usage?" he said, referring to the mayor's plan, which is explicitly intended to change customer behavior by raising their awareness about how much soda they're consuming. "This is really fake because they can get free refills at most of these stores."