New York State Comptroller

Hudson Valley News
10:50 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Audit Finds Improper Commute Payments For TZ Bridge Project Employees

Credit Courtesy of the New York State Thruway Authority

An audit from the New York State comptroller’s office finds that a state agency improperly paid commuting expenses to employees working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

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New York News
5:56 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Comptroller: Inmates In NY Jails Received Benefits

Credit Karen DeWitt

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.

DiNapoli's auditors found 351 inmates in Chemung, Onondaga, Orange, Schenectady and Warren counties received state unemployment insurance benefits of nearly $325,000.

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Hudson Valley News
6:33 am
Thu August 8, 2013

NYS Audit Questions Special Education Provider's Billing

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state comptroller says a special education provider overbilled school districts by more than $600,000.

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New York News
3:38 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

NY Comptroller Identifies Municipalities Facing Fiscal Distress

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is out with his first set of municipal fiscal stress scores based on his office’s new Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. The numbers were revealed during a teleconference today.

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New York News
9:40 am
Tue June 18, 2013

First Fiscal Stress Scores Due Out Today in New York

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.

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Hudson Valley News
7:18 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

NYS Senator Supports Public-Private Partnership for Tappan Zee Financing

Credit New York State Thruway Authority

A New York State Senator is urging his colleagues in the legislature to pass a bill that he says could help finance part of the construction of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge.

Republican Senator Greg Ball, knowing that more funding is needed to build a replacement Tappan Zee Bridge, says he wants legislators to pass a public-private partnership, or P3, bill.

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Hudson Valley News
5:10 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Former Kingston Fire Chief is Charged After NYS Audit

A former fire chief in Ulster County's City of Kingston was charged following an audit by the New York State Comptroller. The audit alleges that the City of Kingston made $23,000 in improper payments to employees for unearned leave time.  

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Hudson Valley News
10:47 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

DiNapoli Okays the Final Contract for the Bridge

Credit New York State Thruway Authority

The New York State Comptroller has given his approval for the more than $3 billion contract to build a replacement Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley.

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