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New York News
10:40 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

NY Comptroller Gets Involved In Fairpoint Dispute

The comptroller of New York is urging FairPoint's biggest shareholder to encourage the company to treat its workforce fairly.

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New York News
7:45 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

NY Olympic Authority Faces Cash-Flow Crunch

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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.

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New York News
8:39 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Comptroller Says NY In Stronger Fiscal Shape

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.

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.

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New York News
3:31 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Comptroller: State Spent Record Amount On Overtime

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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The New York State Comptroller says the Cuomo Administration racked up a record $611 million in overtime payments over the past year.

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New York News
6:39 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Audit Targets Safety On NY State Railroad Bridges


A New York state audit has found the Department of Transportation lacked records showing adequate safety plans and inspections for many railroad bridges statewide.

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli tells The Associated Press some safety records required by state law were late and others apparently didn't exist.

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

Comptroller: Inmates In NY Jails Received Benefits

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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
8:15 am
Fri July 19, 2013

NY Official Pushes Feds To Recognize Gay Marriages

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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.

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.

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Hudson Valley News
7:58 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Dinapoli Brings Leadership Conference to New Paltz

Credit NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

NEW PALTZ – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli kicked off a Local Government Leadership Conference at SUNY New Paltz on Wednesday.  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.

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.

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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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