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New York News
3:53 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

New York Comptroller Race: Tom DiNapoli

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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New York News
8:35 am
Thu May 15, 2014

GOP Comptroller Candidate Says Public Finance A Factor In His Decision

New York State Republicans have picked their candidate for Comptroller, he’s the Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci. He’ll be the first statewide candidate in New York to rely on public financing to pay for his campaign.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Public Campaign Finance Showing Signs of Life

Credit Pat Arnow

Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing pressure to revive an issue that failed in state budget negotiations, enacting a public campaign financing system for statewide elections.

In the final budget deal, Cuomo agreed with legislative leaders to a pared down public campaign finance system that would apply only to the State Comptroller’s race, and sunset after this year.

The governor was immediately condemned by government reform groups who said the pilot program was cynically designed to fail. But Cuomo defended the deal, saying advocates were looking at the glass half empty.

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New York News
12:24 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Comptroller Opts Out Of Public Finance, Says Program Flawed

The New York State Comptroller says he won’t be participating in a new pilot public campaign finance program agreed to in the state budget, and government reform groups say, they don’t blame him.

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7:37 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the recent shooting at Fort Hood, political donation caps, and public campaign financing involving NY State Comptroller DiNapoli.

New York News
3:12 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

New York Comptroller: Finance Plan "Seriously Flawed"

Comptroller DiNapoli
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says a test public campaign finance plan that would apply only to his office is “seriously flawed,” and might even be unworkable.

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New York News
12:29 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Good Gov't Groups Call For Campaign Finance Reform

Fair elections supporters held a conference call this week to push for New York State campaign finance reform and public funding of elections.

A coalition of citizen activist groups including Citizen Action and the Working Families Party used the call as a platform to state their case for establishing a public financing system for New York state elections.

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3:30 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

DiNapoli Tours Mohawk Valley Flood Damage

Credit NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

It was in late June and early July that floodwaters caused severe damage in parts of the Mohawk Valley, and the recovery continues as the cold weather moves in. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli toured the area today at the invitation of state Senator Cecelia Tkaczyk, including Fort Plain in Montgomery County, one of the towns that sustained some of the worst damage.

New York News
6:07 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Comptroller's Report Shows DC Dysfunction Decreased Wall St. Profits

Credit Courtesy NYS OSC

A report by New York State’s Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds that the dysfunction in Washington may take a bite out of Wall Street profits for the remainder of this year.

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New York News
3:50 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Farm Bill Expiration Worries New York's Farmers

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While the focus has been on the partial federal government shut down, another important piece of legislation, the federal Farm Bill, has also expired.  New York’s lead lobbyist for farmers is in Washington meeting with congressional representatives and their staffs trying to figure out what to do next.

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