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Apr 22, 2018

State: Fiscal Stress 'Relatively Low' Among 529 Villages

Associated Press

The state comptroller's office says it found fiscal stress is "relatively low" among the more than 500 village governments across New York.

Apr 21, 2018

East Meadow library failed to review bills, state audit finds


A state audit of the East Meadow Public Library found that its board of trustees did not review its bills before paying them and did not seek the required number of quotes for more than $27,000 worth of purchases.

Apr 18, 2018

State Controller seeks halt to home foreclosures in Puerto Rico

New York Daily News

State Controller Tom DiNapoli is asking the feds to put a year-long halt to home foreclosures in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Apr 18, 2018

DiNapoli report: State tax receipts on the rise

Times Union

State tax collections spiked in December as New Yorkers raced to pay their personal income taxes during the 2017 calendar year, according to a state cash report released today by the comptroller’s office.

Apr 18, 2018

Are some New York shelters too quick to euthanize dogs?


A report from the State Comptroller identified nine incidents in New York animal shelters when seized dogs were put up for adoption, transferred or euthanized too soon.

Apr 5, 2018

Former Bar Association president admits to pension 'double-dipping'

Democrat & Chronicle

A former president of the Monroe County Bar Association admitted Wednesday to unlawfully "double-dipping" and receiving state retirement benefits to which she was not entitled.

Apr 3, 2018

DiNapoli calls out greenhouse gas emitters

Times Union

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is calling out some of the nation's largest energy companies, utilities and an airline to cut their emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases.

Apr 2, 2018

DiNapoli withdraws shareholder proposals at 3 energy companies

Pensions & Investments

New York state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Monday that he has withdrawn shareholder proposals at DTE Energy Co., Dominion Energy Inc. and Southwestern Energy because the companies have agreed to report on how they will be impacted by the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting the average global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius.

Mar 20, 2018

New York State Fund Snubs All-Male Boards

Wall Street Journal

A major state pension fund intends to oppose the re-election of all directors at hundreds of U.S. corporate boards without a single woman.

Mar 16, 2018

Town of Oswego called out in state audit for depleting fund balance


The Town of Oswego in Oswego County is working to improve its finances after a state audit revealed mismanagement that contributed to the loss of nearly 90 percent of its reserves.