thomas dinapoli http://wamc.org en NY Olympic Authority Faces Cash-Flow Crunch http://wamc.org/post/ny-olympic-authority-faces-cash-flow-crunch <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A state audit has found that the public entity operating former Olympic venues in Lake Placid continues to face significant cash flow problems and has had to borrow money to make payroll. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 94480 at http://wamc.org NY Olympic Authority Faces Cash-Flow Crunch Comptroller Says NY In Stronger Fiscal Shape http://wamc.org/post/comptroller-says-ny-stronger-fiscal-shape <p>New York's comptroller says state government is in better fiscal shape than it has been for years but could face future budget gaps, depending on unspecified savings and projected tax collection increases.</p><p>Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli reviewed the Cuomo administration's proposed $137.2 billion budget for the fiscal year starting April 1. He says Monday that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature deserve credit for closing structural budget gaps that plagued the state for years.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:39:44 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84575 at http://wamc.org Comptroller Says NY In Stronger Fiscal Shape Comptroller: State Spent Record Amount On Overtime http://wamc.org/post/comptroller-state-spent-record-amount-overtime <p>The New York State Comptroller says the Cuomo Administration racked up a record $611 million in overtime payments over the past year. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:31:43 +0000 Karen Dewitt 82748 at http://wamc.org Comptroller: State Spent Record Amount On Overtime Audit Targets Safety On NY State Railroad Bridges http://wamc.org/post/audit-targets-safety-ny-state-railroad-bridges <p></p><p></p><p>A New York state audit has found the Department of Transportation lacked records showing adequate safety plans and inspections for many railroad bridges statewide.</p><p>State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli tells The Associated Press some safety records required by state law were late and others apparently didn't exist.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:39:53 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79497 at http://wamc.org Audit Targets Safety On NY State Railroad Bridges Comptroller: Inmates In NY Jails Received Benefits http://wamc.org/post/comptroller-inmates-ny-jails-received-benefits <p>An audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has found that hundreds of inmates in upstate county jails received more than $500,000 dollars in improper benefits.</p><p>DiNapoli&#39;s auditors found 351 inmates in Chemung, Onondaga, Orange, Schenectady and Warren counties received state unemployment insurance benefits of nearly $325,000.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:56:41 +0000 Jaired Crofut 75041 at http://wamc.org Comptroller: Inmates In NY Jails Received Benefits NYS Audit Questions Special Education Provider's Billing http://wamc.org/post/nys-audit-questions-special-education-providers-billing <p>WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state comptroller says a special education provider overbilled school districts by more than $600,000.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:33:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 70971 at http://wamc.org NY Official Pushes Feds To Recognize Gay Marriages http://wamc.org/post/ny-official-pushes-feds-recognize-gay-marriages <p>New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is wielding the power of the state's $160 billion pension fund to urge President Barack Obama to order federal agencies in every state to recognize gay marriages performed in New York.</p><p>It could be a big push in DiNapoli's effort to get major companies that do business with the fund to adopt anti-discrimination measures in providing benefits for gay couples.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:15:19 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69573 at http://wamc.org NY Official Pushes Feds To Recognize Gay Marriages Dinapoli Brings Leadership Conference to New Paltz http://wamc.org/post/dinapoli-brings-leadership-conference-new-paltz <p>NEW PALTZ – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli kicked off a Local Government Leadership Conference at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday.&nbsp; He told local officials that the State’s economic indicators are certainly more positive than they were two years ago, but when broken down to individual localities there are still significant challenges to face.</p><p>DiNapoli released the Fiscal Stress Monitoring System on Tuesday not to point fingers, but to inform the public so they can be more involved in addressing any issues within their locality.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:58:04 +0000 Hank Gross 67471 at http://wamc.org Dinapoli Brings Leadership Conference to New Paltz First Fiscal Stress Scores Due Out Today in New York http://wamc.org/post/first-fiscal-stress-scores-due-out-today-new-york <p>The New York State comptroller today will release municipal fiscal stress scores. The scores are the first since he introduced a monitoring system in January.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:40:42 +0000 Allison Dunne 67283 at http://wamc.org First Fiscal Stress Scores Due Out Today in New York NY comptroller to talk about local fiscal stress http://wamc.org/post/ny-comptroller-talk-about-local-fiscal-stress <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">New York state Comptroller Thomas <font color="red">DiNapoli</font> will talk about the intense fiscal pressures many local governments are enduring.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;"><font color="red">DiNapoli</font> is delivering the keynote address Monday at a symposium in Albany on the fiscal problems facing local governments. The event is hosted by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.</span></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 12:46:35 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61689 at http://wamc.org NY comptroller to talk about local fiscal stress