Statement From A.G. Schneiderman On Mayor-Elect De Blasio’s Appointment Of Dean Fuleihan As Budget Director

NEW YORK – The following statement can be attributed to Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in response to New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s appointment of Dean Fuleihan as budget director.

“Dean Fuleihan is an inspired and outstanding choice to oversee New York City’s budget and be a steward of Mayor-elect De Blasio’s progressive vision for our city. I have worked with Dean for decades and witnessed his commitment to responsible budgeting and the values Mayor-elect De Blasio holds deeply. I compliment the next Mayor on his wise decision and wish Dean all the best in one of the most important and challenging jobs in government.”