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Jun 12, 2014

A record pension fund

In another sign that New York's long and difficult recovery from the 2008 recession is picking up steam, the state's public pension fund reached a value of $176.2 billion in the most recent fiscal year — a record sum driven by investment returns slightly above 13 percent.

May 29, 2014

In Report, State Comptroller Is Cautious About Benefits of Casinos

Sounding a cautionary note about expanded gambling in New York State, Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli warns in a new report that casino complexes planned for upstate will face stiff regional competition and that much of the new revenue anticipated from the casinos will come from New Yorkers, not necessarily from out-of-state visitors.

May 28, 2014

For 17th time, Exxon Mobil rejects LGBT workplace protections

Washington Blade

May 28, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Churchill School, a private East Side special education school, shelled out more than $3 million in improper costs over a three-year period

A private East Side special education school where many wealthy New Yorkers send their children — and then get their tuition reimbursed by taxpayers — shelled out more than $3 million in improper costs over a three-year period, an audit by state Controller Thomas DiNapoli has found.

May 27, 2014

Brooklyn’s Economy Grows Faster Than Rest of NYC, DiNapoli Says

Brooklyn’s economy outpaced the rest of New York from 2003 to 2012 as private jobs grew almost twice as fast as in other parts of the city, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said.

May 23, 2014

NYC Special Ed Provider Pleads Guilty To Paying No-Show Kin With Public Money

NY Daily News

“Today’s guilty plea shows that those who rip off taxpayers and students will not get away with it,” DiNapoli said.

May 21, 2014

NYS Controller Thomas DiNapoli chokes up accepting Democratic nomination for reelection

As he accepted the state Democratic nomination for reeleciton, state Controller Thomas DiNapoli choked up talking about the sacrifice his mother and father made as he grew up.

May 20, 2014

DiNapoli Says Labor Must Stay United

Press Republican

May 20, 2014

A smarter pension plan

It's an ideal time to protect governments and taxpayers from the next big swing.

May 19, 2014

Oneida Democrats Announce Endorsements

Rome Sentinel

May 19, 2014

DiNapoli, local Democratic leaders urge voter turnout

Times Herald-Record

May 14, 2014

Good News on Pensions

New York Observer

f you’re a public employee, say a word of thanks to Thomas DiNapoli, the state’s chief fiscal officer.

May 13, 2014

Rabbi & pals stole $12M from school for disabled kids: DA

New York Post

May 13, 2014

Report: NY gives more in tax breaks, gets fewer jobs

New York's Industrial Development Agencies, the economic development arm for local governments, supported more than 4,500 projects and provided $554 million in tax exemptions in 2012, but the job gains dipped by 2,417 compared with 2011, according to a report released Tuesday.

May 13, 2014

Four men affiliated with Queens nonprofit stole $12.4M in state funds meant for special-needs kids

A group of scammers helped themselves to $12 million in state money intended to help special-needs children, using the filched funding to pay for home renovations and wedding and bar mitzvah costs, prosecutors said Tuesday.

May 12, 2014

State Controller Thomas Dinapoli To Add Anti-Corruption Division To Office

NY Daily News

“It fortifies within our organization the importance of the investigative work that we do,” DiNapoli said.

May 12, 2014

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli to add anti-corruption division to office

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli is beefing up the anti-corruption efforts of his office.

May 12, 2014

A Record Pension Fund

Times Union

The state's public pension fund reached a value of $176.2 billion in the most recent fiscal year.

Apr 21, 2014

DiNapoli questions Cuomo’s budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s enacted $142 billion budget relied on some unusual tricks to give the appearance that the state was holding spending growth to less than 2 percent in the coming year, a new report from state comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office says.

Apr 1, 2014

More Companies Bow to Investors With a Social Cause

Shareholders are driving changes in corporate policies and disclosures unthinkable a decade ago, on issues ranging from protecting rain forests to human rights. Even the threat of a proxy vote can be enough to bring company executives to the negotiating table.