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NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

Audit: NYC HS Dropout Rate Higher Than Reported

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the graduation rate for that year was between 62.9 percent and 63.6 percent. The Department of Education listed it at 65.5 percent.

03/30/2011

Alan Hevesi - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Lawyers: Internal Bleeding Keeps Hevesi From Corruption Sentencing

It’s unclear when ex-New York state Comptroller Alan Hevesi will be sentenced for accepting free travel and campaign contributions in exchange for awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in pension fund money.

03/28/2011

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

NYC Comptroller Wants Pension Fund Data Online

Comptroller John Liu says “pensioners as well as taxpayers deserve to know how their money is being invested and spent.”

03/28/2011

Members of the NYPD's elite Hercules Unit stand guard against terror threats at Wall Street (credit: Timothy Clary/Getty Images)

NY Comptroller: MTA Anti-Terror Projects Over Budget

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said overall costs for anti-terror projects have risen 44 percent. They include reinforcing bridges, tunnels and stations and electronic surveillance and fire ventilation projects.

03/07/2011

Alan Hevesi - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Adviser Gets Jail In NY Pension Fund Scheme

Henry “Hank” Morris was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Manhattan.

02/17/2011

NY Comptroller Audits Other State Car Use

The New York comptroller’s office has not audited the State Police fleet since 1992 and has no immediate plans to do that. It has in the past decade looked at a dozen other agencies’ vehicle use and controls, spokesman William Reynolds said.

02/06/2011

Buildings are seen on West 56th Street - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

DiNapoli: New York City Economy On The Rebound

The State Comptroller reported that New York City’s economy is recovering faster from the recession than the rest of the state and nation.

12/16/2010

City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 23, 2008 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

City Council Holding Hearing On Banking Commission

One of the commission’s major powers is to decide in which banks millions and millions in city revenues are deposited.

11/23/2010

Thomas DiNapoli and Harry Wilson - File / Photos: DiNapoli 2010 for Comptroller, Wilson for New York

It’s Wilson Vs. DiNapoli For New York State Comptroller

A Republican former hedge fund manager who says New York’s finances need fixing is challenging the Democratic incumbent who says he’s cleaned up the mess he inherited.

11/02/2010

Eric Schneiderman, Dan Donovan, Thomas DiNapoli, and Harry Wilson - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office, DiNapoli 2010 for Comptroller, Wilson for New York

Other Statewide Races Tight In New York

There are two nail-biting statewide races in New York state, and New York City Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make a difference in one of them.

11/01/2010

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike Authority

Auditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.

10/19/2010

Alan Hevesi leaves court after guilty plea/Juliet Papa

Alan Hevesi Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charge

Former NY state comptroller Hevesi has pleaded guilty to a felony corruption charge for taking gifts while running the state’s multibillion dollar pension fund.

10/07/2010

Alan Hevesi (credit: AP)

Reports: Ex-NY Comptroller May Plead Guilty

There was no deal yet to resolve possible criminal charges in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state’s former comptroller.

09/29/2010

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