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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller: Sandy Not Expected To Impact State Budget Projection

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.

01/20/2013

New Tappan Zee Bridge Design Option #3 (credit: www.newnybridge.com)

Final Approval Granted For New Tappan Zee Bridge

Final approval came Friday for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

01/19/2013

SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn (file / credit: Google Maps)

NYS Comptroller: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Losing Millions A Week

The New York State Comptroller’s office says the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center is hemorrhaging millions of dollars every week and could be insolvent in a few months.

01/17/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

IRS Tax Form 1040 (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

DiNapoli: Heading Over Fiscal Cliff Would Mean $43B In Tax Hikes For NYers

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that if the federal government goes over the ‘fiscal cliff,’ it would mean a big hit in the wallet for Empire State residents.

12/06/2012

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file/credit: Comptroller's Office)

NYS Comptroller: Securities Profits Up, Employment Down In 2012

By year’s end, the securities industry is anticipated to earn $15 billion, according to the analysis from the comptroller’s office.

10/09/2012

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

NYS Comptroller Recommends Crackdown On Thruway Toll Cheats

Before jacking up truck tolls 45 percent on the New York State Thruway and raising the toll at the Tappan Zee Bridge to pay for a new bridge, how about cracking down on toll cheats?

10/08/2012

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

DiNapoli: MTA On Right Fiscal Track, But Challenges Remain

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli reports that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on the right track fiscally after years of crises that forced fare and toll increases.

10/03/2012

Queens Democrat Shirley Huntley Calls Press Conference, Expects To Be Arrested

Huntley said that she expects to be arrested on Monday in the state’s continuing investigation into the use of pork-barrel grants by legislators.

08/25/2012

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Brooklyn Dentist Admits To Fraud In Medicaid Probe

Authorities said Lawrence J. Bruckner of Plainview has also admitted failing to pay taxes on payments he received from other dentists who worked at his clinics.

08/13/2012

Apple Store in Grand Central Station (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Audit: MTA Gave Apple Unfair Advantage In Bid For Grand Central Terminal Space

An audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office charges that the MTA allowed Apple to make it difficult for rivals to get in a bid by requiring that potential tenants be willing to front $5 million in cash within a 30-day window.

07/30/2012

Lawmakers Blast Gov Cuomo’s Budget Proposal

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is blasting a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would allow the governor to reallocate funding approved by the Legislature.

02/07/2012

Employment (file)

DiNapoli: NY Faces ‘Fragile’ Economic Recovery Following Recession

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli also released a report on economic trends, which found an uneven recovery from the recession that’s still hitting many areas hard three years later.

02/02/2012

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (file / credit: Comptroller's Office)

DiNapoli: Economic View Shaky As Cuomo Prepares Budget

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to present his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year, a state financial report shows the boomlet that appeared briefly in the spring has fizzled.

01/16/2012

FILE - The street sign for Wall Street is displayed in front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

DiNapoli: Weakness On Wall Street Could Hurt State Economies, Cost Jobs

Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday.

10/11/2011

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