The former President and Westchester Democrat discussed ways to bring back big sums of money from abroad by working to change the corporate tax rates. He believes that the US would benefit by the development of an infrastructure bank. By attracting more capital the end result will help rebuild America and create jobs. He recognized that educational institutions need more input from the business community in order to maintain our students have jobs after they graduate from college.
He also discussed the positive implications of the Affordable Care Act. He stated that if we get it right; healthcare costs will start to go down. He focused on the current tax benefits to those who will be purchasing insurance because of the new law; AND felt it was right that those with preexisting conditions would not be discriminated against.
After the Luncheon, Chairman Chair Cynthia DiBartolo (CEO Tigress Financial Partners) participated on a panel with the NYC City Department of Administrative Services and Bank of America.
Later that evening, a Gala featuring Berry Gordy Jr., the father of Motown was honored.