New York City Comptroller

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

New York State Sen. Tony Avella (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Avella Defeats Former Comptroller Liu In State Senate Primary

New York State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Queens) defeated former New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu in the Democratic primary for the state’s 11th Senate District Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

Report Finds State Of The Arts At NYC Public Schools Lacking In Lower Income Neighborhoods

Comptroller Scott Stringer’s analysis of Education Department data has found that 20 percent of New York City public schools lack any arts teachers including one out of seven middle and high schools.

04/07/2014

Scott-Stringer

Stringer Wins Contest For New York City Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was elected New York City comptroller Tuesday night, over five other candidates.

11/06/2013

Eliot Spitzer Big DL

Report: Spitzer Seeks To Run For Office Again

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lost his race for city comptroller to Scott Stringer last month, but a published report Wednesday said that does not mean he has any plans to end his political career.

10/23/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Former Liu Associates Sentenced For Campaign Fundraising Scheme

Jia “Jenny” Hou was sentenced to 10 months in prison and Xing “Oliver” Wu Pan was sentenced to four months in prison and three years of probation.

10/10/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

New Poll Shows Stringer Ahead Of Spitzer In Comptroller Race

A new poll deemed the New York City comptroller showed Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer edging ahead of former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

09/04/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer Opens Up 19-Point Lead Over Stringer In Comptroller’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.

08/14/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Spitzer, Stringer Get Personal At Comptroller Candidates’ Debate

New York City comptroller candidates Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer traded heated barbs Monday night in their second debate.

08/12/2013

Kristin Davis (DNAinfo/Leila Molana-Allen) http://www.dnainfo.com/

FBI: ‘Manhattan Madam’ Kristin Davis Charged With Selling Prescription Painkillers

According to federal officials, Davis allegedly sold hundreds of pills, including oxycodone, for cash.

08/06/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Spitzer Hits The Streets, Campaigns Outside Queens Subway Station

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has held his first official voter meet-and-greet since getting on the ballot for New York City comptroller.

07/23/2013

Scott Stringer, City Comptroller. (file/credit: Twitter/Scott Stringer)

Gillibrand, Women’s Groups Back Scott Stringer In NYC Comptroller’s Race

Gillibrand, who rarely endorses in a Democratic primary, said on Monday that Stringer is “clearly the best choice” for the financial watchdog position. She singled out Stringer’s “temperament and judgment,” praise that was likely a swipe at the former New York governor’s track record.

07/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: CBS 2)/New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Hits City Comptroller With Lawsuit Over Rejected Homeless Shelter Contracts

City Comptroller John Liu this month rejected the $67.6 million contracts with Aguila Inc. for shelters in the South Bronx and in Manhattan. Bloomberg and the Department of Homeless Services filed the lawsuit last week. The suit says the comptroller is required by law to approve the contacts.

07/22/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)/Eliot Spitzer (credit:  Kris Connor/Getty Images for Dish Network)

Poll: Weiner, Spitzer Leading Challengers In NYC Democratic Primaries

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 amid a texting scandal. He was caught sending racy pictures and messages to women who were not his wife. Spitzer resigned as governor amid a 2008 prostitution scandal.

07/15/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, now running for NYC comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Candidate Spitzer Discusses Comeback Hopes In Late-Night Appearance

The disgraced former governor assured his spot on the primary ballot for New York City Comptroller and Democratic opponent Scott Stringer has decided not to challenge the nominating petitions.

07/12/2013

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