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08/05/2018 Off By vishlenup

Important Things You Need to Know About Neal Kwatra

The political consulting firm named Metropolitan Public Strategies is founded by Neal Kwatra who is also the firm’s CEO. He did, however, started off in his political career as the Chief of Staff to Eric Schneiderman, the New York State Attorney General, during the years 2011 to 2013. Being the Chief of Staff, Neal Kwatra made sure to look after the direction and management of the office and made sure to handle its daily operations. He made sure to run after the various mortgage fraud cases that were committed by the big names of the financial industry during the year 2008 when the financial crisis was real and big. It was again this person who has fought for the office of the AG to all campaigns that they had, most especially with the legal efforts behind ensuring that various Wall Street firms being made accountable. The I-STOP or the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing was even passed successfully as a state-wide measure during the year 2012 with Neal Kwatra’s help to the AG. Such a measure involves keeping track of drug prescriptions by monitoring them electronically so that prescription drug abuse is avoided.

In the same year, Neal Kwatra was again the person who made sure to look into the fixing of the various finance regulations being imposed upon not-for-profit campaigns. This has led the AG of New York to be at middle of debate regarding the dark money that is supposed to be surrounding the nation’s political system.

Before Neal Kwatra played a big part for the AG, he was working as the Director of Political and Strategic Affairs at the New York Hotel Trades Council. Such a New York Hotel Trades Council is deemed as the biggest union in the locality among hotel employees. During the years 2008 and 2011, Neal Kwatra made sure to have the 30,000 members of the council to be a political force to be reckoned with. Neal Kwatra and the Hotel Trades Council have put forth their efforts in doing opposition research. Through their careful political planning, strategizing, and operations, what was once impossible over the past four decades to take place on the part of the Democrats have now turned into reality where they have captured majority of the New York State Senate. In the year 2009, Neal Kwatra and the HTC headed the campaign of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and 22 of New York City’s council candidates. In the year 2010, the campaigns for New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Comptroller Tom Dinapoli were all headed by the political strategies and campaign efforts of Neal Kwatra as well as the Union. It was during this time that the Union was well recognized as a big name in New York politics will all its staff being highly organized, effective in campaign volunteering, and undeniably great at doing political research.