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The Nuts and Bolts of Innovation in a
Bureaucracy: Hard Ball Politics
Guest: Marc Farinella, Democratic strategist and policy expert
A discussion with Marc Farinella, a former Governor Chief of Staff, a successful Democratic strategist and policy expert, and now the Chief Operating Officer, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, about the reality of major change in public policy at the state or national level. Ask questions about the inevitable winners and losers in the proposed change, the role of lobbyists as proponents and opponents of any change and the role of organizations and grass roots groups in change discussions. Explore the impact of money and the media and the Citizens case on the innovation playing field How does all this policy change really happen and is the gain worth the pain. Marc will provide us with a NO HOLDS BARRED discussion that will leave you thinking. He will also respond to any political or media questions or concerns you may have.