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Some Key Facts 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. In this role of his, Neal Kwatra saw to it that the direction and management of the office was headed to the right strategic direction as well as the day-by-day operations that the office had. During the year 2008 when financial crisis was apparent, he made sure to run after the biggest financial institutions who have committed mortgage fraud. 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. In the year 2012, it was again Neal Kwatra who has made sure that the AG was able to pass the I-STOP or the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing as state-wide measure. 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. This move has made the AG of New York became at the center of the controversy surrounding the dark money that the political system seemed to have.

It was at the New York Trades Council that Neal Kwatra started off being the Director of Political and Strategic Affairs before all his work at the office of the AG came to be. This New York Hotel Trades Council was well known for being the biggest union among hotel employees across the nation. Again, Neal Kwatra has done his part in transforming the 30,000 members of the council to become a political force starting the year 2008 until the year 2011. Opposition research was being carried out by the Hotel Trades Council and Neal Kwatra who saw through it all. With their coordinated efforts, after four decades of being in the minority part of the New York State Senate, the Democrats finally attained majority of this position. 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 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.