Scott Stringer

Sandy's damage to the Rockaways is seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

City Comptroller Scott Stringer: Superstorm Sandy Aid Program A Disgrace

Stringer’s office examined the city’s Build it Back and found there were double billings and a lack of accountability.

03/31/2015

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: NYC’s Commute, Work Hours Make For Longest Workweek

Between commuting time and work hours, New York City residents have the longest workweeks among the country’s 30 biggest cities, city Comptroller Scott Stringer said in a report released Tuesday.

03/18/2015

Advocates for strengthening rent laws in NYC rally outside City Hall before Council hearing (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Rally Held Outside City Council Hearing On Extending, Strengthening Rent Regulations

City Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.

03/02/2015

Children on a playground. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Comptroller Calls On Parks Dept. To Make Playgrounds Safer

City Comptroller Scott Stringer said park injury claims have cost tax payers $20 million.

03/01/2015

Neighbors are fighting a plan for a 40-story high-rise at this site in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Stringer Joins Coney Island Residents In Opposing Proposed High-Rise

A developer wants to go big in Coney Island, but some worried residents want him to go away.

01/21/2015

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

NYC Fields Over 200 Pre-Lawsuit Claims From East Harlem Gas Explosion

City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office says it has received 205 notices of claim surrounding the March 12 gas blast as of Monday.

12/30/2014

Scott Stringer holds a news conference outside the Farragut Houses in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn, on Dec. 17, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Scott Stringer Blasts NYCHA For Squandering Funding Opportunities

Comptroller Scott Stringer announced that an audit by his office found mismanagement and bureaucratic paralysis caused NYCHA to miss out on nearly $700 million in revenue and savings.

12/17/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Defense Lawyers March In Brooklyn To Protest Police Killings

Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday.

12/17/2014

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

Students use computers in a classroom. (credit: CBS2)

Audit: NYC School Computers Going Unused Or Missing

More than 1,800 computers and nearly 400 laptops and tablets are missing or unused at New York City schools, according to a new audit by the city comptroller.

12/02/2014

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) arrives with New York State governor Andrew Cuomo (L) at a campaign event to support Cuomo's reelection October 30, 2014 in New York City. Citizens go to the polls next Tuesday, November 4. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Stumps For Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Bill Clinton is throwing his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for re-election.

10/30/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Comptroller: Health Department Not Doing Enough To Fight Rat Problem

Scott Stringer’s report says the number of complaints to the city’s 311 hotline and online went from 22,300 in fiscal year 2012 to 24,586 the next year — a 10.3 percent jump.

10/12/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: NYC Might Face Legal Action Over Rikers Violence Stats

A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful reforms.

09/22/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Inner Force Early Childhood Learning Center at 1181 East New York Avenue on September 4, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Theodore Parisienne-Pool/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises Better ‘Foundation’ With Pre-K As NYC Public School Students Head Back To Class

Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.

09/04/2014

A prekindergarten class (file/credit: Getty Images)

Last Day Of Preparations For NYC Pre-K Rollout

Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.

09/03/2014

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