Michael Bloomberg creates contest offering$9 million for best new governing ideas
The billionaire mayor is using his personal fortune to spark innovation in the nation's cities.
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You may have mixed feelings about him, but New York Mayor Michael
Bloomberg is a mayor who other mayors definitely love to love. “He’snot only an elected official with a lot of advice and counsel; he’s got abig pocketbook,” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landri
.“Mayor Bloomberg is the mayor’s mayor,” notedPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. “Every big, medium, and smaller
all the mayors look
to spend time with Mike Bloomberg.”