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Jan 27, 2016

The Most Powerful Man in New York You’ve Never Heard of


State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli maintains the demeanor of someone you’d want managing your billions

Jan 19, 2016

ExxonMobil shareholder group urge more transparency on climate risk


A group of shareholders in ExxonMobil urged the oil giant to detail the resilience of its business model to climate change

Dec 4, 2015

New York Pension, Goldman Form $2 Billion Low-Carbon Fund


Another $1.5 billion slated for `sustainable' energy fund, shift will generate comparable returns, comptroller says

Nov 11, 2015

State loan program aims to lend more small business funds to veterans


State loan program aims to lend more small business funds to veterans

Oct 8, 2015

DiNapoli: Convicted drunk drivers avoid installing ignition interlocks


Most convicted drunken drivers statewide who had been ordered to use devices in their vehicles that prohibit driving while intoxicated failed to install the equipment, according to a report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Oct 6, 2015

Wall Street profits and salaries on the rise in first half of 2015

New York Daily News

The stock market had its ups and downs recently but Wall Street profits and salaries were still on the rise during the first half of 2015, according to a new report.

Oct 3, 2015

Diabetes costs NY's Medicaid system $1.2B annually

Democrat & Chronicle

The number comes from a new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office, which found that state expenditures related to the disease have gone up 31 percent in the past five years.

Sep 29, 2015

DiNapoli: MTA riders could take hit over budget shortfall

lohud - The Journal News

A huge gap in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s capital budget threatens to upend the nation’s largest transit system and lead to service cuts or higher fares, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warned Tuesday

Sep 24, 2015

Off-track betting looks like a loser in state audit

The Buffalo News

When then-Gov. Nelson Rockefeller in 1970 OK’d legislation allowing gambling on horses at sites away from racetracks, the idea was hailed as a way to steer money to localities and away from the illegal bookmaking market.

Sep 23, 2015

DiNapoli: Monroe County is NY's most fiscally stressed

Democrat $ Chronicle

Monroe County has the dubious distinction of being the most fiscally stressed local government in New York, according to the state comptroller's office.

Sep 22, 2015

‘Pizza Rat’ Prompts a Collective ‘Ew’ and Debate on Cleaning New York Subway

The New York Times

Even in a subway system often cluttered with trash, it stood out: a whole slice of pizza left carelessly on the floor.

Aug 17, 2015

LI foreclosure rate climbing, DiNapoli says

News Day

Long Island's foreclosure rate grew even as New York City's share of housing distress declined early this year, the state's fiscal watchdog reported Monday.

Jul 23, 2015

LIPA Reform Act hurting customers, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says

News Day

The state's top fiscal officer is criticizing Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's 2013 LIPA Reform Act in a report that says the law has left customers facing higher electric bills, increasing debt and less transparency from their utility.

Jun 9, 2015

Corporations Open Up About Political Spending

The New York Times

We have come, it seems, full circle. Soft money is no longer the vehicle of choice for companies wanting to influence American voters. But ever since the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that corporations can contribute unlimited amounts to “independent” election efforts, business has faced no real constraints on ways to funnel cash, often anonymously, into the political process.

Jun 1, 2015

Head of Wallkill Fire District board charged with stealing nearly $240K from district coffers

Daily Freeman News

The chairman of the Wallkill Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners was charged Monday with stealing nearly $240,000 during a three-year scheme in which he conned a fellow board member into pre-signing blank checks, according to state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright.

May 11, 2015

DiNapoli audit questions Start-Up ad spending

Politico - New York

State comptroller Tom DiNapoli criticized the state’s decision to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on advertising to promote Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature economic development programs, including the fledgling Start-Up NY, in an audit released on Monday.

Mar 27, 2015

‘Nothing Good to Come Out of a Late Budget,’ DiNapoli Warns

The Observer

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli today warned of consequences for both New York’s image and its internal workings if the budget negotiations between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leaders of the state legislature stretch past the April 1 deadline.

Jan 30, 2015

90 school districts facings fiscal stress, DiNapoli says

Poughkeepsie Journal

About 13 percent of school districts across New York are facing some level of fiscal stress, according to a report Thursday from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Nov 4, 2014

DiNapoli, Schneiderman Both Win Big

LoHud Journal News

Nov 4, 2014

Thomas DiNapoli Easily Wins Reelection

New York Observer