Common Cause/NY Hosts Intimate Conversation with Richard Ravitch and Ester Fuchs
NEW YORK, NY (05/12/2014)(readMedia)-- Common Cause/NY Hosts Intimate Conversation with Richard Ravitch and Ester Fuchs
Common Cause/NY will host an intimate discussion with former Lieutenant Governor Dick Ravitch and Columbia University Professor Ester Fuchs on the occasion of his new memoir "So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crisis".
When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER
200 Park Avenue at 45th Street, 46th Floor, New York
What: Richard Ravitch and Ester Fuchs in conversation, hosted by Common Cause/NY
Richard Ravitch has had a long history in public service, most recently as the 75th Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York. Major highlights include: serving on the United States Commission on Urban Problems (appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966); as chairman of the New York State Urban Development Corporation (appointed by Governor Carey in 1975); and as Chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), overseeing the operation of the New York City subways and buses, the Long Island Railroad and MetroNorth commuter lines, and the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (1979-1983).
Ester R. Fuchs is Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science and Director of the Urban and Social Policy Program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She served as Special Advisor to the Mayor for Governance and Strategic Planning under New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg from 2001 to 2005.
She is the author of Mayors and Money: Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago
Common Cause of New York
Richard Ravitch and Ester Fuchs in conversation, hosted by Common Cause/NY
|WHEN:||Tuesday May 13, 2014 at 05:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)|
|WHERE:||GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER
200 Park Avenue at 45th Street,
46th Floor, New York
New York, New York