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Aug 10, 2018

NYSUT Endorses NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

DiNapoli 2018

NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, running for a third term, was endorsed today by the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), the largest public sector union in New York State.

Aug 7, 2018

Audit: LIRR falls short on policy, procedure

Newsday

The report takes a look at 11 incidents during a three-month span.

Aug 4, 2018

DiNapoli visits Watertown to talk state budget, pension, reforms

Watertown Daily Times

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli visited the Watertown Daily Times for an editorial board meeting Friday to discuss the state of the state’s economy, the pension fund, and transparency around New York, as well as some practical programs to improve life in the state.

Aug 1, 2018

Local economy: Why a new report shows a reason for optimism

WGRZ

Sales-tax collections for local governments in New York grew 6 percent over the first six months of the year, the biggest jump in eight years, a report Wednesday found.

Jul 27, 2018

Too Much Debt, Not Enough Savings: State Finances on Rocky Ground Comptroller Says

Gotham Gazette

For New York’s fiscal picture, “Trump’s policies are as great a concern as the economic cycle,” according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who spoke at length recently about the state’s finances and economy, which are precarious for a number of reasons.

Jul 26, 2018

LI schools ramp up security safeguards

Newsday

Syosset school officials are heightening protection by upgrading entryways in the system's 10 buildings. Massapequa’s school board approved the hiring of armed guards in the district. Montauk schools are installing more internal cameras. Sayville improved external cameras and increased security staff hours. And when the 2018-19 year begins in the Harborfields district in Greenlawn, visitors will be required to wear identification badges that include their photo.

Jul 25, 2018

Audit: Bookkeeping mistakes were made, now develop plan

The Leader-Herald

As a result of an audit by the State Comptroller’s Office that found the former town supervisor “did not maintain, or require his bookkeeper to maintain, complete, accurate and up-to-date accounting records and reports,” Supervisor Sheila Perry was required to develop a remediation plan for the town.

Jul 20, 2018

A.G. Underwood And Comptroller DiNapoli Announce Jail Sentence For Queens Pharmacy Owner Who Stole Over $1.5 Million From Medicaid

Long Island News & PR

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood and State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today the sentencing of Arkady Goldin, 40, of Brooklyn, owner of Value Pharmacy, Inc. (“Value”), a pharmacy formerly located in Queens before re-locating to its current location in Lynbrook, NY, for defrauding the New York State Medicaid program out of $1.5 million.

Jul 17, 2018

The big private prison break: N.Y. is making a strong statement against companies that profit off incarceration

New York Daily News

Kudos to Controller Tom DiNapoli for divesting state pension funds from the morally abhorrent private prison industry. Honorable mention to Sen. Brian Benjamin of Harlem and activists including the ACLU and Randy Credico for raising the issue months ago and finding creative ways to keep it in the public eye.

Jul 12, 2018

Mount Vernon woman stole dead mom's pension to pay bills: authorities

The Journal News

A Mount Vernon woman who tapped her mother's retirement payments for two years after the mother's death was arrested today, accused of stealing $60,285.