Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Nathan Smith on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview political consultant Nathan Smith, who is a partner in the political consulting firm Red Horse Strategies. We discussed the democratic majority in the New York State Senate, the Paterson and Obama administrations, as well as The state of the Republican and Democratic parties. Additionally, we discussed the recent Supreme court decision on campaign spending and a variety of other topics.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Joe Addabbo on THE PEREZ NOTES


This is an interview I conducted with State Senator Joe Addabbo. The interview was conducted when the Senator was still a member of the City Council. He was running against former State Senator Serph Maltese. We discussed his campaign for State Senate, and his time in the City Council.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Michael Gianaris on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Assembly member Michael Gianaris. We discussed his run for State Senate, the MTA, reform in Albany, Con Edison, student metrocards, vacancy decontrol, and New York State's fiscal crisis.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Neal Kwatra on THE PEREZ NOTES


I had the opportunity to interview Neal Kwatra political director for the New York Hotel Motel Trades Council. We discussed city, state, and national politics. The state of the labor movement, and a number of other things take a listen.