The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s post-Sept. 11 system-wide security upgrades will take until 2017, nine years longer, partly because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said high-technology jobs have been growing four times faster than the rest of the city’s economy the past four years and paid an average 2012 salary of $118,000, about 50 percent higher than the citywide average.
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.
New York’s food inspections have been lagging, allowing 5,000 manufacturers, supermarkets, wholesale bakeries and other businesses to operate last year without updated inspections, state auditors reported Thursday.
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.
Sen. Charles Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick) noted that the MTA currently has a nearly $2 billion budget surplus.
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.”
A New York state audit has found that a provider of special education services to preschoolers illegally diverted millions of dollars to summer camps and a religious school.
Service was expected to begin in 2009 with a price tag of $4.3 billion, according to the MTA.
However, Cuomo noted the cuts likely won’t have an overall big impact on the way the state government operates.
Wall Street cash bonuses for 2012 are expected to rise 8 percent to $20 billion, partly driven by deferred payments from prior years, New York’s state comptroller said Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York’s largest teachers union and several parents sued Wednesday to overturn the state’s property tax cap as unconstitutional, contending it widens the gap between rich and poor districts and interferes […]
The Queens Democrat admitted to tampering with evidence and falsifying evidence in an effort to obstruct the investigation into a grant she sponsored for a nonprofit organization, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The New York City pension funds hold more than 11 million shares of Exxon stock. Now the funds and City Comptroller John Liu have called on the oil company to release data about its fracking operations.
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.