Richard Ravitch

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Name: Richard Ravitch
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Seeking expert help, Detroit bankruptcy judge interviews applicants

Applicants ranging from NewYork municipal finance expert Richard Ravitch to a local lawprofessor bid to help Judge Steven Rhodes evaluate Detroit'sfinancial restructuring plan, but Rhodes ended the recruitmentsession on Friday without naming his choi ... [Published Reuters - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Rhodes conducting job interviews for expert witness on Detroit's plans

The cost of restructuring the city of Detroit in bankruptcy could go up by as much as $1 million if Judge Rhodes chooses a high-priced adviser to help him assess the feasibility of the city’s plan of adjustment.Today, Rhodes’ courtroom doubled as an employment ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Detroit bankruptcy judge looks for expert

DETROIT (AP) - A judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy is interviewing experts to advise him in the case, including former New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch. Ravitch is traveling to Detroit on Friday to meet Judge Steven Rhodes. He and other candidates ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ravitch: Transition Speech Story Not True

Former New York Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch is denying published reports that he had a transition speech in the ready in anticipation that David Paterson might step down as governor. Ravitch, who served as Lt. Gov. in 2009 and 2010, has has a ... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Mr. Insider-Outsider Richard Ravitch chronicles life in government

At age 80, Richard Ravitch holds on to what he describes as "an Emersonian faith in politics.""It's the only way to change things," he said in a telephone interview Wednesday.How Ravitch managed to preserve that belief after decades of work on some of ... [Published Times Union - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Today's Lead: MTA and Transit Union Close to Deal

The MTA and the union representing city subway and bus workers appear close to agreeing on a new contract more than two years after their last one expired. The 34,000 transit employees of Local 100 of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) are likely to receive ... [Published Gotham Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

2 Philly firms vie for top U.S. bankruptcy deal

Reports the Bond Buyer: "Detroit bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes' decision to hire a municipal finance expert to review the city's bankruptcy plan attracted responses from five professionals," two of whom work for Philadelphia-area firms that have grown ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Ravitch: Cuomo made “his presence felt within the Paterson administration”

Former Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch has an unflattering take on his time at the state Capitol in 2009 and 2010 in his new memoir, and he accused then-Attorney General Andrew Cuomo of meddling in the Paterson administration as Cuomo formulated his plans to ... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Five seek post as judge's expert witness in Detroit bankruptcy case

There is a lot of restructuring prowess behind the five candidates vying for the job of expert witness to help U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes assess the feasibility of Detroit’s plan of adjustment.A filing today reveals the names of five applicants ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Ravitch to release new memoir, appear at Rockefeller Institute

With a new memoir on the way, former New York state Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch will appear at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government for a discussion with WCNY's Susan Arbetter on his efforts and life dealing in New York state gov ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Better planning tools could improve state's budget process

By Nancy HudspethEveryone knows that the state of Illinois faces a dire fiscal situation. This is often blamed on elected officials' mismanagement and short-term thinking. But what most people don't realize is that a significant cause of Illinois' worst-in-the-nation ... [Published News Gazette - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ban accounting bomb that’s devouring state budgets

Imagine a company that allows its employees to take nothing in salary this year in exchange for promissory notes to pay them twice as much in 10 years. Although there would be no immediate cash outlay, the company would still be required to accrue expenses ... [Published Providence Business News - Mar 19 2014]

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Seeking expert help, Detroit bankruptcy judge i... [Published Reuters - 3 hours ago]
Judge interviewing experts in Detroit bankruptcy [Published Crains Detroit Business - 9 hours ago]
Financial experts vie for chance to advise judg... [Published Detroit News - 11 hours ago]
Rhodes conducting job interviews for expert wit... [Published Detroit Free Press - 12 hours ago]
Offer of a fresh perspective might help Detroit... [Published Detroit News - Apr 18 2014]
Detroit bankruptcy judge looks for expert [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 17 2014]
Ravitch: Transition Speech Story Not True [Published WAMC.org - Apr 17 2014]
Mr. Insider-Outsider Richard Ravitch chronicles... [Published Times Union - Apr 17 2014]
Today's Lead: MTA and Transit Union Close to Deal [Published Gotham Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
Mr. Insider-Outsider tells story [Published Times Union - Apr 17 2014]
2 Philly firms vie for top U.S. bankruptcy deal [Published Philly.com - Apr 16 2014]
Ravitch: Cuomo made “his presence felt within t... [Published Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Apr 16 2014]
Ravitch: Cuomo made “his presence felt within t... [Published Lower Hudson Online - Apr 16 2014]
Five seek post as judge's expert witness in Det... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Richard Ravitch to release new memoir, appear a... [Published Legislative Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
How Jerry Brown Hoodwinks Reporters [Published Bloomberg - Apr 13 2014]
Better planning tools could improve state's bud... [Published News Gazette - Apr 06 2014]
Nancy Hudspeth: Better planning key to Illinois... [Published State Journal-Register - Apr 01 2014]
An Old “New Vision” for “Affordable Housing” [Published Capitalism Magazine - Mar 19 2014]
Ban accounting bomb that’s devouring state budgets [Published Providence Business News - Mar 19 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]
State Budget Crisis Task Force Calls for Nation... [Published Financial Services - Jan 14 2014]
Co-Chairs Paul A. Volcker and Richard Ravitch T... [Published Financial Services - Jan 09 2014]
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How PBS sold its soul to a billionaire [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Mar 06 2014]
A short news item, but something you should have on your radar for later. Not long ago David Sirota published an exposé of a scandal at PBS in the online magazine PandoDaily. (That link is here .) I want to link to Michael Hiltzik’s description of ...
The Political Underbelly of the Pensions Crisis... [Published Next New Deal - Feb 25 2014]
Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Robert Johnson will join Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow and Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz, Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Thomas Ferguson, former Lieutenant Governor of New York Richard Ravitch, and others today ...
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State Budget Crisis Task Force Calls for Nation... [Published Financial Services - Jan 14 2014]
Co-Chairs Paul A. Volcker and Richard Ravitch T... [Published Financial Services - Jan 09 2014]
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