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Jun 13, 2018

Vallone, DiNapoli Rally For School Safety

Queens Gazette

Standing with New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, parents, teachers and students on June 11, Council Member Paul Vallone held a rally in support of improving school safety throughout the city. School safety continues to be a major issue in the national spotlight and changes need to be made to ensure that students can learn and grow in the safest environment possible.

Jun 13, 2018

State audit finds $1B in 'unnecessary' Medicaid premium payments

Niagara Gazette

AUDIT: State DOH paid $1.28 billion for Medicaid enrollees who already had private insurance.

Jun 13, 2018

Syosset financial advisor charged with $5M Ponzi scheme

Long Island Business News

A Syosset-based financial advisor allegedly scammed at least 14 people, most of them senior citizens, in a $5 million Ponzi scheme, officials said Tuesday.

Jun 6, 2018

State Audit Finds False Elevator Inspections, Safety Hazards Overlooked by Outside Contracted Companies in New York City

NBC New York

Private elevator inspectors in New York City are allegedly missing dangerous violations and allowing unsafe conditions to go unrepaired, a state audit reveals.

Jun 6, 2018

Former Lake George Watershed Coalition leader sent to jail

The Post Star

The former director of the Lake George Watershed Coalition was sent to jail Wednesday after a judge increased his bail in light of additional, weightier criminal charges filed in an indictment.

Jun 5, 2018

Comptroller: Mayfield town clerk stole $35,000

Albany Times Union

A former town clerk in Fulton County was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in public money, state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said.

Jun 4, 2018

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli begins audits on school safety in wake of national school shootings

New York Daily News

In the wake of a spate of school shootings across the country in recent years, state Controller Thomas DiNapoli wants to see if the state and New York City education departments are doing enough to ensure schools are safe.

May 30, 2018

New York ABLE program open for enrollment


The New York ABLE program is open for enrollment.

May 29, 2018

Private security firms at homeless shelters facing 21 lawsuits over alleged violence

New York Daily News

An analysis of the shelter system by state Controller Thomas DiNapoli estimated that the nonprofits running city-funded shelters were spending $78.2 million on security. That included security equipment and staff employed by the nonprofits, but most of it — $46.1 million — went directly to the for-profit security firms.

May 29, 2018

NY comptroller: Social media must curb harassment, fake news

CNY Central

New York's top financial official is warning Facebook, Google and Twitter that they must do more to protect users from fake news, sexual harassment and abuse on their social media platforms.

May 29, 2018

New report shows the average New Yorker's credit card debt

Democrat & Chronicle

The average New York resident carried a $3,710 credit card balance in 2017, about $600 more than the national average, according to a report Tuesday from the state Comptroller's Office.

May 23, 2018

State controller Thomas DiNapoli unanimously wins nomination for a third full term

New York Daily News

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli was unanimously nominated Wednesday by state Democrats for a third full, four-year term.

May 17, 2018

Citizen Action Endorses Tom DiNapoli for New York State Comptroller

Citizen Action

Citizen Action of New York has announced its endorsement of Tom DiNapoli in his reelection bid for New York State Comptroller.

May 17, 2018

Ballooning budget gaps spell trouble for New York

New York Post

It’s not unusual for state budgets to project cash shortfalls for future years, but the gaps are supposed to shrink as those years approach. New York’s holes are growing.

May 17, 2018

State comptroller: Public pension fund nearing $207 billion

Associated Press

The New York state comptroller says the state's public pension fund is nearing $207 billion thanks to strong results from financial markets over the past year.

May 15, 2018

NYPAN endorses Tom DiNapoli for New York State Comptroller


NYPAN, which grew out of the Bernie Sanders NY campaign and has grown to 32 grassroots chapters, from Buffalo to Eastern L.I., composed of thousands of progressives of all stripes, and which also includes many affiliates among local unions, progressive Democratic clubs, and community organizations, is proud to announce its endorsement of the candidacy of Thomas P. DiNapoli for New York State Comptroller.

May 14, 2018

N.Y. funds win co-lead plaintiff status in Wynn Resorts suit

Pensions & Investments

The New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, and the New York City Retirement Systems were designated as co-lead plaintiffs in a consolidated lawsuit accusing Wynn Resorts and several current and former officers of breach of fiduciary duty.

May 11, 2018

DiNapoli: Corrupt NY officials 'might think twice' if they know we're watching

Syracuse Post Standard

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Friday suggested that more transparency and oversight in state government might have prevented a corruption scheme involving Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide.

May 10, 2018

Comptroller warns on sewage pollution issues

Albany Times Union

It will take many years and billions of dollars to fix aging municipal sewer systems that spill sewage into waterways after it rains, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli warned Thursday.

May 1, 2018

STAR Rebates: New York nearly had a $6M gaffe

Poughkeepsie Journal

In the crush to send out more than 2.8 million checks to homeowners for property-tax relief, the state tax department nearly dished out $5.8 million in rebates in error, an audit Tuesday found.