Report: Bloomberg will seek 3rd term

NEW YORK - (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg will reportedly seek a third term next year.

The New York Times is reporting on its Web site that the mayorwill seek to revise the city's 15-year-old term limits law thatrestricts officeholders to two terms.

The plan comes amid a Wall Street crisis that has dealt aserious blow to the city's economy. The Times report, citing threepeople close to the mayor, says that the billionaire former CEOwants to stay in office to deal with the crisis.

Bloomberg has long been a staunch supporter of the term-limitslaw, but has hinted that he'd be willing to overturn the measure inrecent months.

Bloomberg officials did not return calls seeking comment.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 3-year-old girl died after a car accident 1 3-year-old killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard
Tristin and Tyler Rodriguez, 13, have more than 2 Ambitious twins from the Bronx gather online following
Demonstrators sit on the ground along Pennsylvania Ave. 3 Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies
April 28 is Superhero Day. News 12 hit 4 Word on the Street: Superhero Day
Three of the five children of slain first 5 Children of slain first responder announce Jets draft pick

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE