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What Works Cities touts $42 million investment; Bloomberg cites states, cities as antidote to 'alternative facts'
New funding for the initiative offers both financial and symbolic backing for data-driven decision-making in government.
35 Champion Cities announced in 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge
The cities will receive up to 00,000 in funding for urban innovation projects.
Bloomberg announces $200 million American Cities Initiative as antidote to White House 'impotence'
Alongside a new funding mechanism for cities, the billionaire philanthropist and former mayor announced an innovation competition that invites city leaders to find creative solutions for issues like climate change, gun violence, and obesity.
Bloomberg: Working with cities on data analytics a ‘no brainer’
In a speech kicking off the first What Works Cities Summit, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted the impact data and analytics had during his administration.
Bloomberg charity expands 'What Works' Cities initiative
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to expand the use of data in cities' decision making expanded to add 13 additional cities last week.
Eight cities earn initial round of 'What Works Cities' funding
Just four months after the "What Works Cities" initiative was announced, the Bloomberg foundation has selected the first round of selected cities.
Bloomberg charity creates fund to help cities use data
The charitable arm of former big city mayor Michael Bloomberg will offer 2 million to cities looking to use data-driven programs to improve city services.
New York names deputy secretary of technology
In what Michael Bloomberg called “a very smart hire,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lured Rachel Sterne Haot to state government.
New York City to provide Harlem residents with free Wi-Fi
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday the city plans to launch in Harlem a new outdoor public wireless Internet network that will be accessible to all users at no cost.