Comptroller John Liu
The plan would allocate $200 million for the Department of Education and $300 million for the New York City Health and Hospital Corporation to repair extensive damage.
Jenny Hou, whose real name is Jia Hou, faces fraud charges. Authorities say Hou used “straw donors” to funnel over-the-limit illegal contributions to the Liu campaign.
One of City Comptroller John Liu’s top money men was busted for using bogus donors to hide massive contributions, and Liu was forced to hire a criminal attorney to represent him in the ongoing probe.
Xing Qu Pan was arrested Wednesday after surrendering to authorities on charges of attempted wire fraud and conspiracy.
The plan is to consolidate management of the city’s five pension plans into one unified board with about a dozen directors. The current five boards have 58 directors.
Liu says he’ll conduct the internal review following allegations of irregularities.
Comptroller John Liu released the findings of the audit on Thursday, which was a followup to one that was completed back in 2006.
The project manager who developed the long-delayed and costly CityTime payroll system has been fired for ripping off the city by paying himself for hours that he did not work.
City Comptroller John Liu has flunked the New York City Department of Education’s high school grading system.
The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act would use taxpayer subsidies to expand living wage jobs. The City Council scheduled a public hearing for Thursday afternoon.
Comptroller John Liu said the 5-year contract was submitted by the Department of Education last month to recruit and train teachers from non-traditional backgrounds to become public school teachers.
In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2′s Don Dahler discusses New York’s and Mayor Bloomberg’s budget with New York City Comptroller John Liu.
Twenty-four workers will be splitting over $2 million in settlement money won by Comptroller John Liu.
Lion dancers, marching bands and 6-foot-tall pink bunnies paraded through the densely packed streets of Chinatown on Sunday as New York City celebrated the Year of the Rabbit.