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Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Comptroller Stringer OK’s Settlement For Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday approved a settlement of $40 million for the five men wrongly convicted in the infamous 1989 Central Park jogger attack.

06/26/2014

Angry tenants protest the Rent Guidelines Board's decision to hike rents on June 23, 2014. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC’s Rent Guidelines Board Votes To Allow Rent Increases In Stabilized Apartments

Tenants erupted in protest, but some landlords were also unhappy Monday night, when the New York City Rent Guidelines Board voted against a rent freeze for tenants who live in stabilized apartments.

06/23/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

New York City Reaches Tentative Deal In Central Park Jogger Case

A settlement has been reached with five men who were falsely convicted in the vicious 1989 rape and beating of a Central Park jogger, officials said

06/20/2014

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

Comptroller Scott Stringer: Raise NYC Minimum Wage To $13.13

Stringer released an analysis Monday saying that increase would boost the pay of 1.2 million city residents by an average of $100 per week.

06/16/2014

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

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

Stringer Rejects $30 Million Information Technology Contract OK’d By Bloomberg

Stringer said that under the contract, the city Department of Information Technology and Telecommunication would have outsourced the selection and oversight of all information technology contracts to Computer Aid.

03/20/2014

David Ranta (credit: CBS 2)

Man Wrongfully Convicted For Murder Reaches $6.4M Settlement With City

David Ranta was released last March. He had been convicted in the death of Rabbi Chaskel Werzberger during a botched robbery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in February 1990.

02/20/2014

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

Comptroller Scott Stringer: De Blasio’s Budget Falls Short

Comptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday the budgetary elephant in the room this year is the number of open labor agreements the city has to settle.

02/19/2014

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

Comptroller Scott Stringer To Audit New York City Library Systems

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office is auditing the Big Apple’s three library systems after a newspaper report suggested the Queens system has been wasteful with taxpayers’ money.

01/29/2014

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

Comptroller Scott Stringer Urges Albany To Let NYC Set Own Minimum Wage

City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the city’s minimum wage raised to $11 an hour. The state minimum wage is $8.

01/27/2014

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

Comptroller Stringer Zooms-In On City’s New 311 Contract

A contract awarded to a Montreal-Based CGI on December 31, has caught the eye of City Comptroller Scott Stringer.

01/25/2014

Bill de Blasio (R) is sworn in as New York City Mayor by former US President Bill Clinton (L) on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks as Bill Bratton, who he named to lead the NYPD, listens, Dec. 5, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Free Tickets Available For De Blasio Inauguration

The swearing in will take place in front of City Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at noon. Incoming New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Public Advocate Letita James, both Democrats, will also be sworn in at the ceremony at City Hall Plaza.

12/26/2013

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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

The remains of Breezy Point, Queens as seen from Chopper 880 following superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)/Breezy Point as seen from Chopper 880 on Oct. 21, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Elected Officials Urge People Not To Forget About Those Still Recovering From Sandy

The first anniversary of superstorm Sandy has come and gone, but the rebuilding continues.

10/30/2013

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