With Rat Complaints On The Rise, NYC Redoubles EffortsThe city's complaint hotline is on pace for a record year of rat calls, exceeding the more than 24,000 over each of the last two years.
NY Comptroller: Wall Street Profits Hit $11.3B In 1st Half Of 2015Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the analysis shows that despite current market volatility, Wall Street may be positioned for a good year overall.
Audit Finds NYC Subway Delays Increased Last YearThe audit found on-time performance in 2014 dropped to 74 percent on weekdays and 81 percent on weekends compared to 81 percent and 85 percent in 2013.
State Audit Finds Mismanagement At Hempstead School DistrictThe audit released Tuesday by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli also accuses the Hempstead school board of scheduling too many "emergency" meetings at times when the public will be unlikely to attend.
Straphangers Sound Off On Comptroller's Subway Report The report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said only 51 of the city’s 468 stations were found to be free of defects.
Comptroller's Office: Most Subway Stations Are In Need Of RepairsThe New York State Comptroller’s office said Thursday that too many of the city’s subway stations are in disrepair, and efforts to upgrade the stations are dragging along too slowly.
No New Negotiations Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Workers Prepare For StrikeThere are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers' unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
Report: MTA Security Upgrade Delayed Until 2017The 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.
State Comptroller: NYC's Tech Sector Growing Quickly, Pays Well Above City AverageComptroller 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.
DiNapoli: Millions Of New Yorkers Living In Homes Above Affordability LevelAffordable 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.
Comptroller: State Falling Behind On Food InspectionsNew 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.
Comptroller: New York State Could Set Record For Overtime ExpendituresNew 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.