Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable arm of former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, announced that it is spending $42 million to create the What Works Cities Initiative, which is aimed at helping 100 mid-size cities make better use of data and evidence in their policymaking.
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