Stringer: Land That Could Be Used For Affordable Housing Sits VacantAs the homeless shelter population rises, a new audit shows the city is sitting on undeveloped land that could help fix the problem.
Stringer: MTA Access-A-Ride Complaint System Is BrokenAn audit released Sunday by city Comptroller Scott Stringer documented what were termed “bureaucratic breakdowns” in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Access-A-Ride service.
Stringer Calls For Ban On Commercial Bail BondsNew York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is calling for a ban on the use of commercial bail bonds.
Stringer: Rikers Island Is 'Budgetary Black Hole' For NYCIt costs the city more than $1 billion a year to run the Rikers Island jail – and the cost keeps going up, even as the number of prisoners goes down.
Stringer: Subway Delays Could Cost City's Economy Up To $389 Million A YearA report released Sunday by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said subway delays could be costing the city’s economy up to almost $400 million a year.
New York City Schools Are Inadequate On Sex Education, Stringer SaysThe New York City comptroller’s office said not all middle and high school students are being taught sex education as required by law.
NYC Comptroller Releases Report On MTA Subway DelaysA new report released from the City Comptroller's Office Sunday shows New Yorkers are deeply dissatisfied with subway service.
Comptroller Scott Stringer Calls On Department Of Education To Fix Special Education Data SystemStringer spoke Sunday to a meeting of Manhattan Together to talk about the Department of Education's Special Education Student Information System (SESIS) program, which is supposed to help special needs students but has cost the department on overtime and Medicaid reimbursements
Stringer Warns Of 'Turbulence Ahead' In City FinancesComptroller Scott Stringer said growth in the New York City economy is slowing, and said there is “turbulence ahead.”
Stringer Fines City Contractor $3.2 Million, Says It Cheated WorkersNew York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Monday accused a contract of scheming to cheat workers out of their wages while on city projects.
Stringer: City Falsified Records On Water Testing For Lead At Daycare CentersThere were worries Friday evening about lead-contaminated water in New York City daycare centers.
Man Gets In Former Coworker's Cab, Finds Out He's In For Big Payout After Contractor CheatedA man got into a New York City cab being driven by a coworker recently, and found out he was owed some major cash.