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. Before he founded Metropolitan Public Strategies, between the years 2011 and 2013, he served as the Chief of Staff to Eric Schneiderman, the New York State Attorney General. 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. In the year 2008 when financial crisis was at its peak, he was the one leading the pursuit of the major financial institutions who have made the wrong move of committing mortgage fraud. He has focused his legal efforts before to stand by the campaigns that the office of the AG was going for in addition to being on the forefront of letting Wall Street firms pay for their mistakes. 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. This campaign helped in monitoring the occurrence of abuse of prescription drugs wherein every drug prescription is being monitored electronically.
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 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. The Hotel Trades Council and Neal Kwatra did a lot of 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. 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.