Important Things You Need to Know About 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. 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. During the year 2008 when financial crisis was apparent, he made sure to run after the biggest financial institutions who have committed mortgage fraud. 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. 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. 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.

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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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.