New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is trying to find the owners of $11 billion in unclaimed funds.
An analysis by the Manhattan Institute says New York’s cities will be hit especially hard by rising public pension costs.
Almost $86 million of overtime was paid last year to 5,360 of the authority’s 6,977 employees, most for PATH and the public safety workers, auditors said.
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says Wednesday overtime “flows like water” at the agency responsible for the region’s airports, seaports, PATH rail system, tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey.
Both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate are throwing their weight behind a debt-limit agreement sealed with President Barack Obama and top leaders of Congress.
A report released Sunday by the New York State Comptroller and New York City Comptroller says the MTA should do a better job of managing disruptions and keeping straphangers informed.
The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.
Tax returns showed that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s income topped $200,000 last year from his salary as attorney general and investment income from mostly tax-exempt bonds.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the graduation rate for that year was between 62.9 percent and 63.6 percent. The Department of Education listed it at 65.5 percent.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said overall costs for anti-terror projects have risen 44 percent. They include reinforcing bridges, tunnels and stations and electronic surveillance and fire ventilation projects.
The estimate of cash bonuses to New York City securities industry employees is down from what was actually paid in 2009.
A state audit shows 10 school districts in New York paid nearly $239,000 for health insurance benefits for dead or ineligible retirees.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warns that New York’s expected use of partnerships with private companies to sell or lease state assets has many pitfalls.
The scam may play upon a service by the comptroller’s office that tries to match unclaimed funds to New Yorkers who might not know they’re owed money.
The State Comptroller reported that New York City’s economy is recovering faster from the recession than the rest of the state and nation.