Comptroller’s Office

Suffolk Treasurer: Department Merger Should Help Speed Up Property Tax RefundsTreasurer Barry Paul said because it took so long to pay property tax refunds in recent years, the county also had to pay $2 million in interest charges.
NYPD To Track Potential Problem Police Officers With DatabaseThe NYPD is setting up a database using information from several city agencies, including the Civilian Complaint Review Board and City Comptroller Scott Stringer's office.
Report: Millions In State Tax Return Check-Off Donations Never Used For AnythingMore than $14 million from tax return check-offs -- most intended for health-related causes such as cancer research -- has been sitting in accounts for years without being spent for the intended purposes, the New York State Comptroller's office reported Wednesday.
Audit: State DOT Lacks Records On Railroad Bridge InspectionsAn audit claims the state Department of Transportation lacks the records to show updated and adequate safety plans for railroad bridges statewide.
Audit Finds Excessive Perks At NJ Turnpike AuthorityAuditors say the Turnpike Authority paid its employees $30 million in unjustified bonuses and squandered millions on health insurance while tolls increased.