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NY comptroller to talk about local fiscal stress

Apr 8, 2013
Joseph Spector - Politics on the Hudson

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will talk about the intense fiscal pressures many local governments are enduring.

DiNapoli 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.

DiNapoli has advocated an early warning monitoring system that would identify municipalities and school districts experiencing budgetary strain. The comptroller says that would allow corrective actions to be taken before crises develop.

Former Mass. U.S. Senator not ruling out run in NH

Apr 5, 2013

Former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown says he's not done with politics. And he's not ruling out a run for office in New Hampshire.

Speaking in southern New Hampshire on Thursday, the Republican said the Granite State is "almost a second home" to him.

Asked whether he might challenge Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in 2014, Brown said: "I'm not going to rule out anything right now."