Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach

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NYS to Implement System to Diagnose Fiscal Stress

Jan 29, 2013
NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

There’s a new system ready to be put in place in New York State to help identify local governments and school districts under financial strain. The idea is to flag financial problems before they spiral into a crisis.

The New York State Comptroller’s office has finalized plans to implement a statewide fiscal monitoring system to identify local governments and school districts under or nearing financial stress, by classifying their fiscal conditions. Brian Butry is a spokesman for State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.