Mayor Giuliani, in an unprecedented and ill-advised
action, has taken personal custody of his official
city papers. Historians, archivists, and a wide range
of citizens have signed our petition, urging Mayor
Bloomberg to cancel the arrangement. Browse through
the links to the right to find out what progress has
been made so far and what needs to be done next.
In 2003, the City Council passed a law, which Mayor Bloomberg signed, that in effect outlawed any future Giuliani-style privatization of the Archiving of Mayoral papers.
Click here to see the Official Legislative History.