Comptroller Stringer Proposes Hiring Freeze As Form Of Defunding NYPDWith the budget clock ticking, Mayor Bill de Blasio has only a few weeks to figure out how to make promised cuts to the NYPD.
Coronavirus Update: Arlene Stringer-Cuevas, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's Mother, Dies Of COVID-19Arlene Stringer-Cuevas, who served on the city council representing Washington Heights during the 1970s, was 86 years old.
Coronavirus Update: City Comptroller Calls For Tax Relief, Fine Forgiveness To Help Business Community Through CrisisFirst and foremost, City Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the mayor and the governor to delay the upcoming quarterly tax payments that are due by March 20.
Stringer's Cruise Ship Worry: Luxury At Sea Bringing Pollution To Air Around New York CityAhead of a proposed expansion on the ports, one official is demanding cruise companies do more to reduce their emissions into the air people are breathing around the harbor.
Point Of View: New York City's Chief Financial Officer, Comptroller Scott StringerComptroller Scott Stringer is coming up on his sixth year as the city's fiscal watchdog, and he's made it no secret that he could run for mayor in 2021.
Stringer: Domestic Violence Driving People Into NYC's Homeless SheltersCity comptroller Scott Stringer says domestic violence is causing an increase in the number of people going into shelters, and he's calling for changes.
Stringer Report: 2,700 NYC Children Test Positive For Lead, City Missing InspectionsA shocking new study has found that thousands of children in all five boroughs have high levels of lead in their blood, largely because the city has failed to protect them.
Mark Peters On Report Finding 2,700 New York City Kids Exposed To LeadA shocking report finds 2,700 New York City kids tested positive for lead exposure when city agencies could have prevented it.
New Report Reveals NYC Failed To Inspect Thousands Of Buildings, 22,000 Children For Lead ExposureBetween 2013 and 2018, more than 9,600 buildings with documented cases of lead were never even inspected.
How Long To Fix A New York City Sidewalk? A Year? A Decade? More?A new audit done by the city's comptroller is highlighting how slow the Parks Department is taking to check and repair sidewalk issues.
NYC Comptroller Calls For More Playgrounds In BrooklynA new report from New York City comptroller Scott Stringer is calling for more playgrounds to be built within the city.
New Calls For Probe Into Where Bill De Blasio Gets The Money To Take So Many Presidential Campaign TripsThe mayor, who has already been the subject of an investigation into an earlier political action committee, is now being asked to explain two new issues.
NYC's First Lady Called Before Council To Explain Her Pricey Mental Health ProgramChirlane McCray, the city's first lady, is testifying before the city council today about her mental health initiative Thrive NYC.
City Comptroller To Investigate ThriveNYC Mental Health Initiative's $850 Million EffortsCity comptroller Scott Stringer says he plans to look into the finances of the mental health initiative spearheaded by the city's first lady.
After Delay, NYC Fair Fares Discount MetroCard Program Now ReadyThe city officially rolled out its Fair Fares discount Metrocard program, a few days later than original projected.