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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

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

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

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

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Former Rep. Major Owens Of Brooklyn Dies At 77

Chris Owens says his father died Monday at NYU Langone Medical Center of renal failure and heart failure.

10/22/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Stringer Edges Spitzer In Democratic Primary For NYC Comptroller

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer defeated ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer in the Democratic primary for city comptroller.

09/11/2013

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file /credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

De Blasio Eyes 40% Needed To Avoid Runoff; Lhota Wins Republican Nod

The Democratic front-runner, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, is hoping to eclipse the 40 percent mark that would avoid a runoff.

09/11/2013

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