After Pricing Proposal: Mayor’s Approval at Record High

One month after unveiling the specifics of PlaNYC in his Earth Day speech, amidst a public debate about his congestion pricing plan, the Mayor’s approval rating is near his record high. Crain’s New York reports:

A nearly record percentage of New York City voters continue to approve of the job Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing, according to a new poll.

The mayor’s approval rating increased one point to 74% — just one point short of his January high of 75%, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday. Mr. Bloomberg’s approval rating had dipped to 73% in a March poll.

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