The Resource Bloomberg : a billionaire's ambition, (ebook)

Bloomberg : a billionaire's ambition, (ebook)

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Bloomberg : a billionaire's ambition
Title
Bloomberg
Title remainder
a billionaire's ambition
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Language
eng
Summary
Examine the Bipartisan Legacy of a Remarkable Billionaire Politician Bloomberg: A Billionaire's Ambition tells the story of how one of America's most successful entrepreneurs was elected mayor of New York City and what he did with the power he won. Bloomberg's stunning victory against all odds just weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attack left him facing challenges unlike any mayor in history. For the next twelve years, he kept the city safe, managed budgets through fiscal crises, promoted private sector growth, generated jobs, built infrastructure, protected the environment, supported society's cultural sensibilities, and achieved dramatic improvements in public health. Bloomberg was an activist executive who used government assets boldly and wisely for the greatest good, for the greatest number of people. His time as mayor was not without controversy. Bloomberg supported stop and frisk police tactics that a judge ruled unconstitutional, and jailhouse violence rose to levels so severe the federal government intervened. The administration's homeless policies were ineffective. And he forced a change in the city charter to allow him to serve a third term. Overall, record low crime and the lasting impact of innovative policies will cause his tenure to be remembered as a remarkable success. Having returned to his global media empire, and to his private philanthropy, Bloomberg continues to challenge the National Rifle Association on gun control, promote national education reform, and support policies to combat climate change. Frequently touted as an independent candidate for president, Bloomberg leaves behind a legacy of effective government
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McNickle, Chris
Dewey number
  • 974.7/043092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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hoopla digital
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  • Bloomberg, Michael
  • Mayors
  • Electronic books
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Businesspeople
  • Billionaires
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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Bloomberg : a billionaire's ambition, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510722590
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12355477
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12355477
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bloomberg : a billionaire's ambition, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510722590
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12355477
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12355477
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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