Journal News 11/19/14 – Ken Feinberg Comments on Fiscal Monitor's Report

Ken Feinberg, 9/11 master, on East Ramapo ‘watchdog’

Ken Feinberg knows what it’s like to help entrenched parties come to consensus. He calls it “reaching yes.”

Feinberg was special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, an experience he wrote about in his 2005 book, “What is Life Worth?” He then ran the compensation fund after the Gulf oil spill and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Who better, then, to discuss the qualities that will be required if the New York state Legislature follows through on Hank Greenberg’s plan to name a watchdog over the troubled East Ramapo schools?

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