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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. But before he started his own firm, he was appointed by the New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to be his Chief of Staff starting year 2011 to year 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. 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. This campaign helped in monitoring the occurrence of abuse of prescription drugs wherein every drug prescription is being monitored electronically.

It was later in the same year that Neal Kwatra became the reason why the finance regulations of the not-for-profit campaigns of the state have been improved. 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. 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. The Hotel Trades Council and Neal Kwatra did a lot of opposition research. 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. It was again the joint effort of Neal Kwatra and the HTC in the year 2009 to start off the political campaigns of Michael Bloomberg, then New York City Mayor, and 22 other candidates for the New York City 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. The Union has become a political name in New York after the tremendous political research skills, organizing, and effective campaign volunteer of all members of the group.