Interview Highlights

– “Small businesses in this city are under attack. They are under attack every single day from every type of inspection possible…”

– Speaks about the plight of small businesses facing unfair competition from street vendors. “We need reasonable regulations of street vendors where they can serve under-served markets…so brick and mortar businesses can exist forever”.

– Street vendors are “not paying taxes, not being inspected, and taking business away from legitimate brick and mortar businesses”.

– “Each street cart is supposed to be owned by an individual, instead they are being owned by these conglomerates”.

About David Schwartz

David Schwartz is a partner in Gotham Government Relations, a preeminent government relations, lobbying, and advocacy law firm.  David Schwartz was an Assistant District Attorney in Kings County from 1993 through1997. Gotham’s accomplishments include: keeping Walmart out of NYC; stopping No Fault Insurance fraud; stopping illegal cigarettes, and representing supermarkets.

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