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25/04/2018

The Significant Contributions of Neal Kwatra

Today, Neal Kwatra is better known as the CEO and founder of his own political consulting firm namely Metropolitan Public Strategies. 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. With this particular role, Neal Kwatra made sure that each transaction and the entire direction of the office was overseen by him. 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. Whatever campaign the AG’s office started, he made sure to be one of the frontrunners of them and was also the person who was accountable in holding Wall Street firms responsible. It was even with the help of Neal Kwatra in the year 2012 that helped the AG made sure to pass the I-STOP or the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing. To lower the occurrences of prescription drug abuse, this campaign was done to have a means to monitor electronically the number of drug prescriptions that are dispensed in the entire state.

In that same year, later on, Neal Kwatra was the one who turned out to be responsible in looking at fixing the finance regulations that the not-for-profit campaigns of the state are having. The debate of the dark money that is said to be present in the political system has been on the rise during that time with placing the AG of New York at the center of this debate.

Before all of Neal Kwatra’s influence on the office of the AG, he was appointed as New York Hotel Trades Council’s Director of Political and Strategic Affairs. 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. Opposition research was being carried out by the Hotel Trades Council and Neal Kwatra who saw through it all. Both of them planned out and coordinated what political strategies they must embark that have led to the Democrats doing what they have not done in the past four decades and that is gaining majority of the New York State Senate. Both the HTC and Neal Kwatra in 2009 were the ones who have become the leaders of the campaign in politics for then New York City Mayor namely Michael Bloomberg and 22 other candidates for New York City’s council. In the following year, the Union and Neal Kwatra once again played a crucial role in the political campaigns of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Comptroller Tom Dinapoli, and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Starting with this, the Union has gained a popular name in the world of New York politics with all of its members working towards effective campaign volunteering, political research skills, and organizing.