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New York State Comptroller

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller Report: State Choking On $1.3 Billion In Annual Asthma-Related Costs

The study by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that Medicaid costs related to asthma were $532 million in 2013, an increase of more than 26 percent over five years.

04/04/2014

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DiNapoli: Millions Of New Yorkers Living In Homes Above Affordability Level

Affordable housing is defined by the federal government as being below 30 percent of household income. DiNapoli says more than 3 million households statewide paid at least 30 percent of their 2012 income for a place to live.

03/10/2014

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Comptroller: New York State Could Set Record For Overtime Expenditures

New York state agencies have spent more than $462 million on overtime for the first nine months of the year – an increase of $65 million from last year, according to a state Comptroller’s office report.

11/19/2013

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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

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MTA Audit Reveals ‘Unanticipated’ Surplus Of Nearly $2 Billion

An audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority by the New York state comptroller has found the transit agency has $1.9 billion in “unanticipated funds.”

09/28/2013

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, William Rapfogel (file/credit: Facebook/Met Council)

Longtime Met Council CEO Under Investigation, Fired For ‘Financial Irregularities’

A spokesman for state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has confirmed that he is investigating William Rapfogel, who had been the CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty for more than 20 years.

08/12/2013

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller: Sandy Not Expected To Impact State Budget Projection

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is due to deliver his budget address at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The legislature has until the end of March to either approve the plan or submit changes.

01/20/2013

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller: Securities Profits Up, Employment Down In 2012

By year’s end, the securities industry is anticipated to earn $15 billion, according to the analysis from the comptroller’s office.

10/09/2012

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Audit: MTA Gave Apple Unfair Advantage In Bid For Grand Central Terminal Space

An audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office charges that the MTA allowed Apple to make it difficult for rivals to get in a bid by requiring that potential tenants be willing to front $5 million in cash within a 30-day window.

07/30/2012

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

DiNapoli Warns Of NY Sweepstakes Scam With Twist

The scam may play upon a service by the comptroller’s office that tries to match unclaimed funds to New Yorkers who might not know they’re owed money.

12/31/2010