"Odious and Oppressive": New York City/State Relations
From Baruch DML
Titled ""'Odious and Oppressive': New York City/State Relations"", the panel draws its name from former New York City mayor (1855-1858, 1860-1863) Fernando Wood’s description of frictions between city and state government, explore the roots of the friction, and suggest methods to improve the contentious relationship. Panelists include former US Senator Alfonse D’Amato, former New York State Comptroller H. Carl McCall, Citizens Budget Commission President Diana Fortunata, former New York City Deputy Mayor Marc Shaw, and Rita Nissan, Political Reporter, NY1 News.
David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, makes the opening remarks. Baruch President Waldron delivers the welcoming address. The panel discussion is moderated by Peter Vallone, Sr., former speaker of the New York City Council. Mr. Vallone is introduced by Ryan Meltzer, senior student, Baruch Chapter President, Golden Key International Honor Society.
The event takes place on February 7, 2007 at the Newman Conference Center."