Critics address Mayor Bloomberg at bill-signing

(AP) - New Yorkers who disagree with the way MayorMichael Bloomberg changed the term limits law so he can run againare giving him an earful

NEW YORK - (AP) - New Yorkers who disagree with the way MayorMichael Bloomberg changed the term limits law so he can run againare giving him an earful this morning.

The mayor is expected to sign the bill the City Council passed10 days ago, extending the number of consecutive four-year termsofficeholders can have. The public is allowed to speak atbill-signings, and many of Bloomberg's critics are speaking at thesigning this morning. They argue that voters should have had thechance to weigh in.

Bloomberg and two-thirds of the council would have been forcedout of office next year under existing law. But they pushed througha bill to change the law to allow three consecutive terms.

Bloomberg says he'll run again for mayor next year.

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