City Tech Hosts Mayor-elect de Blasio’s Press Conference Announcing Appointment of Dean Fuleihan as NYC Budget Director

On Wednesday, December 18, City Tech hosted Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s press conference announcing the appointment of Dean Fuleihan as the next NYC Budget Director. Mr. Fuleihan brings many years of experience formulating and managing large and complex budgets, a skill that the Mayor-elect said will serve the City well. Fuleihan made clear his commitment to the progressive agenda of the Mayor-elect, which includes addressing income inequalities, the lack of affordable housing and the necessity of investing in education, from pre-K to college. Mayor-elect de Blasio repeated his pledge to increase funding to CUNY and praised City Tech for its unique and essential contribution to educating a high-tech workforce for the City.