Howard Cure of Evercore and Maria Doulis of the Citizens Budget Commission parse the $88.7 billion preliminary budget, the Washington and Albany effects and problem units Health + Hospitals and NYCHA. Paul Burton hosts.
HJ Sims Managing Director Puerto Rico German Ramirez de Arellano and Senior Vice President Richard Prann talk from the Commonwealth about the situation on the island, both in terms of the financial and the human costs. Chip Barnett hosts.
Former New York City Comptroller William Thompson, now a partner at Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., discusses his firm’s success in 2017 and looks ahead to an uncertain market landscape for 2018. “We’re all unsure, we’re all holding our breath … everybody on the Street looks at 2018 as a down year ... 2018 is going to be a challenging year for everyone.” Chip Barnett hosts.
Jonnel Doris, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises, talks about strides the de Blasio administration has made in expanding business opportunities for small business owners who work with NYC and how this benefits the city’s economy. Chip Barnett hosts.
Dan DiSalvo, a City University of New York professor and Manhattan Institute senior fellow, breaks down the pending U.S. Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, which could stand public-sector policy on its head. Andrew Coen and Paul Burton host.
What’s in store for muniland in 2018 in a post tax reform world? How is low issuance expected to make things even harder for underwriters? Kevin Dunphy, managing director and head of public finance for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, helps dissect the issues. Hosted by Aaron Weitzman.