Scott Stringer

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Announces $5.9 Million Settlement For Eric Garner’s Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday announced the settlement of $5.9 million with the family of Eric Garner.

07/13/2015

New York City's comptroller Scott Stringer is calling the city Housing Authority's handling of repairs "a case study in mismanagement." (Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

NYC Comptroller: Public Housing Repairs Severely Mismanaged

Scott Stringer released a “scathing” audit Monday of the troubled agency NYCHA.

07/13/2015

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NYPD To Track Potential Problem Police Officers With Database

The 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.

07/11/2015

Scott Stringer, with school children outside Queens Library Astoria branch, releases audit showing financial abuse. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Stringer: Former CEO, Other Officials Used Queens Library As ‘Personal Piggy Bank’

The 18-month audit found former CEO Thomas Galante and his executive team used an internal fund as their own “personal piggy bank,” Stringer said, calling the findings sickening.

07/08/2015

Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

New York City To Pay $6.25 Million To Man Exonerated In 1989 Killing

Fleming was released last year after the Brooklyn district attorney’s office agreed his alibi in the 1989 fatal shooting was valid.

06/23/2015

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

Comptroller: New Yorkers Paying ‘Invisible Fare’ Of $130 A Month To Run MTA

Scott Stringer said in addition to the $5.3 billion city residents paid in fares and tolls last year, New Yorkers paid $4.8 billion in taxes, subsidies and direct expenditures to the MTA.

05/27/2015

A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue  on Oct. 15, 2104. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

Community Board Wants Halt On High-Rises Just South Of Central Park

Manhattan Community Board 5 on Tuesday officially called for a moratorium on high-rises that have been popping up south of Central Park.

05/26/2015

Students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School take gym class in the hallway. (Credit CBS 2)

Comptroller: Thousands Of NYC Public School Students Aren’t Getting Mandated Gym Time Or Space

City Comptroller Scott Stringer says the Department of Education is in violation of state law.

05/05/2015

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

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