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Sep 10, 2017

DiNapoli offers Wyoming County Democrats praise, energy and an early endorsement

Batavia Daily News

Rousing Democrats in a county that gave President Trump 70 percent of its vote, state leaders appealed to messages the party has faced since November during a fundraiser for the Wyoming County Democrats Saturday.

Sep 5, 2017

Jobs in New York grow to highest level since Great Recession

The Associated Press

New York state had more jobs last year than at any time since the Great Recession, though upstate regions continue to struggle, according to a new report on employment published Monday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Aug 31, 2017

Noise complaints about city construction more than doubled

New York Post

Construction-noise complaints to 311 skyrocketed from 14,259 in 2010 to 37,806 in 2015, the audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found.

Aug 31, 2017

Pension contributions are dropping due to good returns

Times Union

A strong stock market followed by good returns on investments are translating into lower employee pension costs for local governments and schools.

Aug 30, 2017

Finger Lakes’ tale told in the numbers

Daily Messenger

State comptroller’s economic report shows positives in the region, but also areas that need improvement.

Aug 29, 2017

Does New York State owe you money? Search here or claim it at the NYS Fair

Post Standard

New York State is sitting on a pile of $15 billion in unclaimed funds. At the fair this week, you can check to see if any of it is yours.

Aug 17, 2017

Check the database: Does NY owe you money?

The Journal News

New York has a record $15 billion in unclaimed funds. So you might want to see if some of it is yours.

Aug 17, 2017

State Comptroller calling on DMV to enforce registration rules

WHEC

The New York State Comptroller is accusing the Department of Motor Vehicles of putting you at risk for fraud. It's the subject of a report released by the comptroller just this week.

Aug 10, 2017

Case of maggots in throat offers rare look at neglect probes

Associated Press

In his bed at a New York state group home for the severely disabled, Steven Wenger lay helpless against a silent invader.

Aug 10, 2017

Ruben Wills Sentenced to Up to 6 Years for Corruption, Expelled From Office

DNA Info

​Ruben Wills was kicked off the City Council on Thursday, an automatic expulsion triggered as he was sentenced to up to six years in prison after he was found guilty in a corruption trial, officials said.

Aug 9, 2017

New York's Pension Fund Up, But Comptroller Warns Of Future

WAMC

There’s some good news and some bad news from the New York state Comptroller’s office. The state’s nearly $200 billion pension fund is doing well, thanks in part to the booming stock market, but there are some worrisome signs for the future of New York’s finances.

Aug 3, 2017

The Capitol Connection #1731 - NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

WAMC

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Aug 2, 2017

Slow Growth And Trump Present Challenges To NYC, DiNapoli Says

Capital Tonight

New York City has an estimated surplus of more than $4 billion, but even with its coffers full still faces challenges from federal cuts in Washington, slow growth in tax revenue as well as job creation, according to Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Jul 30, 2017

DiNapoli encouraged at number of congressional Democratic candidates

Salamanca Press

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Friday he was encouraged that “people are coming out of the woodwork to run for Congress” against Rep. Tom Reed.

Jul 29, 2017

Rewarding Returns

The Post-Journal

Comptroller’s Visit Highlights State’s Investment In Brewery

Jul 25, 2017

State audit finds more than $16 million in Medicaid cost savings

WRGB

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced an audit of the state's Medicaid system revealed millions in overpayments.

Jul 24, 2017

Former Newburgh Comptroller Pleads Guilty

HVNN

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that John Aber, 49, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty before Orange County Court Judge Robert H. Freehill, to Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, for having stolen money while he was the Comptroller of the City of Newburgh.

Jul 19, 2017

New York's DiNapoli asks Dimon to back off a proxy reform

Reuters

JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon, who has faced tough shareholder resolutions, is being asked to save them.

Jul 18, 2017

Audit finds financial irregularities at Old Westbury justice court

Newsday

The village of Old Westbury’s justice court left itself vulnerable to financial risk last year with practices that resulted in “an increased risk of loss, theft or inappropriate use of money,” according to a recent audit by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Jul 13, 2017

Syracuse-area Indian casino accepted gamblers' EBT funds, audit finds

New York Daily News

Public assistance recipients used taxpayers’ money to fund trips to an upstate casino, the Daily News has learned.