CBC Breakfast with Comptroller Scott Stringer

The Honorable Scott Stringer discussed his priorities for the Office of the New York City Comptroller.

CBC Breakfast with MTA President and Chairman Tom Prendergast

Recently apppointed President and Chairman of the MTA Tom Prendergast introduced himself to the CBC and discussed his vision for the MTA.

You can watch video of the event below:


CBC Breakfast with NYS Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson

New York State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson gave the CBC a status report on the Medicaid Redesign Task Force as well as upcoming challenges facing the state.


Presentation Given by NYS Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson

CBC Breakfast with NYC Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway


NYC Deputy Mayor Caswell Holloway announced the Bloomberg administration’s plans to settle expired contracts with municipal labor unions. In addition, Mr. Holloway revealed a plan to lower the City’s health insurance costs by working with the Municipal Labor Committee to redesign the city’s health insurance plans and adopt "wellness initiatives" for employees."


Annual Awards Dinner Honoring The Economic and Fiscal Team of the Bloomberg Administration








Annual Budget Briefing with NYS Budget Director Robert Megna

Budget Director Robert Megna presented the Governor’s Executive Budget plan to the CBC. His presentation can be found in the link below.

Competitiveness Scorecard

Panel Discussion: Assessing NYC's Competitiveness as a Home for Human Capital

The Association for a Better New York (ABNY) and the Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) co-hosted a breakfast and panel discussion (watch video here) where CBC unveiled the findings of a new assessment of New York City’s competitiveness in attracting the talent needed for future economic growth. A panel was convened to react to the findings, and included the following individuals:

  • Daniel Brodsky – Managing Director of The Brodsky Organization and Chairman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Vishaan Chakrabarti (moderator) – Director of Columbia University’s Center for Urban Real Estate; Partner at SHoP architects; and, Chair of CBC’s Competitiveness Committee
  • Kyle Kimball – Executive Vice President and the Executive Director of the New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • David Skorton – President of Cornell University


Trustee Breakfast with NYS Education Commissioner Dr. John B. King, Jr.

New York State Education Commissioner Dr. John B. King, Jr. discussed reforms such as the unified core curriculum and teacher evaluations as part of a larger effort to improve education outcomes throughout the state. You can watch video of the event here.

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