Richard Ravitch

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Name: Richard Ravitch
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Canadian group to deliver 1,000 litres of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of water shutoffs

A Canadian group is planning to bring about 1,000 litres of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit’s water department. “I am doing this because as good neighbours, we need to show our solidarity,” ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit edges closer to bankruptcy exit after city workers and retirees back pension cuts

Detroit’s city workers and retirees overwhelmingly agreed to accept the city’s debt adjustment plan, according to results filed late Monday, potentially clearing the way for the struggling city to exit bankruptcy in the next few months. Documents filed ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

State capitol coverage declines

AlbanyGubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino has repeatedly asked in recent months if New York is winning or losing.In terms of the number of reporters in the Albany press corps, it's the former — though the same can't be said for the rest of the natio ... [Published Times Union - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Advance historic page from March 18, 1982: Possible strike looms as transit unions balk at MTA proposals

Staten Island Advance page from March 18,1982. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein)   Staten Island Advance page from March 18,1982. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein)STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Transport Workers Union Local 100 was headed for ... [Published Staten Island Live - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Real Threat to Democracy: Money Problems

July 01 --Critics of democracy -- and they are many -- believe that democratic governments eventually fail because the people will tax themselves less and less while voting themselves ever-increasing benefits. The fact is that failure to exercise prudent ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Metro-North Chief Says Rail Line Slowly Getting Back On Track

By Don Stacom, The Hartford Courant McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesJune 24 --For a railroad seeking large amounts of federal aid, hefty state subsidies and fare increases, Metro-North has undermined its case in the past few years with a series ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 24 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

More U.S. Cities Likely to be in Financial Trouble

Expect more U.S. cities to face bankruptcy like Detroit, former New York Lieutenant Gov. Richard Ravitch told CNBC’s “Street Signs” Thursday.  “There are many more [cities] that are facing enormous fiscal squeezes… who are cutting education, cutting ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 23 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Ravitch Looks Back Over Accomplished Life and Offers Solutions for the Future

Joined by his friend and colleague AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Richard “Dick” Ravitch spoke May 12 at AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., about his book, “So Much to Do,” sharing personal anecdotes and proposed solutions to today’s problems. ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - May 15 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ravitch on tackling Detroit’s debt woes

‘So Much to Do’ author Richard Ravitch and FBN’s Adam Shapiro discuss municipal debt. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - May 01 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Ravitch Dishes on Detroit, de Blasio & Fixing NYC's Finances

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybkyN2RPU9A&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Richard Ravitch Dishes on Detroit, de Blasio & Fixing NYC's Finances Municipalities that simply match their ... [Published TheStreet.com - YouTube - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Judge appoints Richard Ravitch to advise on Detroit bankruptcy plan

Richard Ravitch, who helped New York weather its fiscal crisis in the 1970s, was named by the judge overseeing Detroit’s record municipal bankruptcy as a court consultant on that city’s debt-cutting plan. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes in Detroit ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ravitch to discuss fiscal plight of cities

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former New York Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch is returning to Albany to discuss the financial challenges facing local governments. Ravitch is set to deliver a lecture on the fiscal woes of America's municipalities Tuesday afternoon ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 21 2014]

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"i think this is a very serious problem" said Ravitch, who recently gave a grant to the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to set up the Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program, which will offer f...
...Of course it should been seen," Ravitch said after a speech at the Nelson A Rockefeller Institute of Government this spring. "it's part of the responsibility of the chief executive officer."

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Canadian group to deliver 1,000 litres of water... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
Detroit edges closer to bankruptcy exit after c... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 22 2014]
State capitol coverage declines [Published Times Union - Jul 11 2014]
Commissioner Candor [Published City Journal - Jul 10 2014]
Advance historic page from March 18, 1982: Poss... [Published Staten Island Live - Jul 06 2014]
ACS Announces New Board of Advisors Members [Published Noodls - Jul 02 2014]
The Real Threat to Democracy: Money Problems [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 01 2014]
Metro-North Chief Says Rail Line Slowly Getting... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 24 2014]
More U.S. Cities Likely to be in Financial Trouble [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 23 2014]
Top Democratic advisor calls for nationwide pen... [Published World Socialist Web Site - May 21 2014]
More Detroits Are on the Way [Published MuskegonPundit - May 19 2014]
Richard Ravitch Looks Back Over Accomplished Li... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - May 15 2014]
The Exchange: America's bankrupt cities [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 05 2014]
The Exchange: America's bankrupt cities [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 05 2014]
Ravitch on tackling Detroit’s debt woes [Published FOX Business - Video - May 01 2014]
Richard Ravitch Dishes on Detroit, de Blasio & ... [Published TheStreet.com - YouTube - Apr 29 2014]
How will MTA fund New York subway's next five y... [Published Telegraph - Apr 29 2014]
Judge appoints Richard Ravitch to advise on Det... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Apr 22 2014]
Ravitch to discuss fiscal plight of cities [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 21 2014]
Detroit bankruptcy judge looks for expert [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 17 2014]
How PBS sold its soul to a billionaire [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Mar 06 2014]
The Political Underbelly of the Pensions Crisis... [Published Next New Deal - Feb 25 2014]
Roosevelt Institute Examines the Big Money Behi... [Published PRWeb - Feb 14 2014]
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Canadian group to deliver 1,000 litres of water... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 8 hours ago]
A Canadian group is planning to bring about 1,000 litres of water from Windsor to Detroit to protest thousands of residential service shutoffs by Detroit’s water department. “I am doing this because as good neighbours, we need to show our solidarity,” ...
Detroit edges closer to bankruptcy exit after c... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 22 2014]
Detroit’s city workers and retirees overwhelmingly agreed to accept the city’s debt adjustment plan, according to results filed late Monday, potentially clearing the way for the struggling city to exit bankruptcy in the next few months. Documents filed ...
More U.S. Cities Likely to be in Financial Trouble [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 23 2014]
Expect more U.S. cities to face bankruptcy like Detroit, former New York Lieutenant Gov. Richard Ravitch told CNBC’s “Street Signs” Thursday.  “There are many more [cities] that are facing enormous fiscal squeezes… who are cutting education, cutting ...
More Detroits Are on the Way [Published MuskegonPundit - May 19 2014]
Richard Ravitch: More Detroits Are on the Way - WSJ.com The most significant step taken after New York City's near-bankruptcy in 1975 was to curb creative-accounting practices.How was that accomplished? Through a state requirement that the city balance ...
Richard Ravitch Looks Back Over Accomplished Li... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - May 15 2014]
Joined by his friend and colleague AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Richard “Dick” Ravitch spoke May 12 at AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., about his book, “So Much to Do,” sharing personal anecdotes and proposed solutions to today’s problems. ...
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The Exchange: America's bankrupt cities [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 05 2014]
The Exchange: America's bankrupt cities [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 05 2014]
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