New York State Comptroller

The Comptroller’s race has the option of a pilot program for public campaign financing, under a budget deal reached earlier this year. 

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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.

Comptroller: Inmates In NY Jails Received Benefits

Oct 7, 2013
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.

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 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.

First Fiscal Stress Scores Due Out Today in New York

Jun 18, 2013
Wiki Commons

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.

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.

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.  

DiNapoli Okays the Final Contract for the Bridge

Jan 18, 2013
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.