Governing Change: Policy, Politics and the Spitzer Administration

Governing Change: Policy, Politics and the Spitzer Administration The office of the governor is about to change hands for the first time in 12 years, likely representing a seismic shift—not just in ideology, but in management approaches, leadership styles and appointments. An in-depth discussion of the challenges facing New York in the areas of health care, affordable housing, public education and government reform.

Speakers: Norman Adler, Bolton-St. Johns Gerald Benjamin, SUNY New Paltz Howard Berliner, Milano Eric Bluestone, The Bluestone Organization Olveen Carrasquillo, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Michael Cooper, The New York Times Jennifer Cunningham, SEIU/1199 Shaun Donovan, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development David Herszenhorn, The New York Times Blair Horner, NYPIRG Gene Keilin, KPS Special Situations Funds Geri Palast, Campaign for Fiscal Equity Richard Perez-Pena, The New York Times Kenneth Raske, Greater NY Hospital Association Janny Scott, The New York Times NY State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith Meryl Tisch, New York State Board of Regents Randi Weingarten, United Federation of Teachers Emily Youssouf, NYC Housing Development Corporation

This conference was made possible thanks to the generous support of Edison Properties. Additional support provided by the Milano Foundation.