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May 23, 2017

State pension fund valued at $192B

Albany Times Union

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office said Tuesday that the state pension fund now has an estimated value of $192 billion after earning an estimated 11.42 percent overall return on investments in state fiscal year 2016-17, which ended March 31.

May 17, 2017

EDITORIAL: No excuse for lack of information on projects

Niagara Gazette

The findings of a state audit released this week unfortunately serve to underscore longstanding concerns about the effectiveness of New York’s economic development programs.

May 11, 2017

Former Bombay Court clerk sentenced for stealing

Press Republican

A former clerk was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation and payment of full restitution for stealing from Bombay Town Court.

May 9, 2017

State comptroller urges LI governments to be fiscally conservative

Newsday

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli Tuesday urged Long Island governments and school districts to be fiscally conservative in drafting their budgets amid economic uncertainty and the potential domino effects of changes in federal funding.

May 4, 2017

DiNapoli: Altamont housing provider overpaid by N.Y. Office of Mental Health

Times Union

The state paid an Altamont housing provider for mentally ill New Yorkers more than $32,000 in unallowable expenses, including a retreat in Lake Placid, and close to another half million dollars in costs found “questionable” by an audit released Thursday from state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

May 3, 2017

DiNapoli Doesn’t Want Procurement To Become Political Football

State of Politics

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli doesn’t believe his push to re-assert the authority of his office over state contracting and procurements is a partisan issue, given the backing of Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the Legislature.

Apr 21, 2017

State comptroller’s report says New York is in a favorable financial position

The Daily Freeman

New York’s comptroller says the state is in a favorable financial position, but relies heavily on borrowing and temporary resources.

Mar 28, 2017

DiNapoli: Trump team should safeguard oil train lines

Associated Press

New York's comptroller is urging the Trump administration to strengthen safeguards for trains carrying oil and other hazardous materials throughout the state, including Rockland County.

Mar 27, 2017

IDAs statewide spent more to create fewer jobs in 2015

The Daily Gazette

The Office of the New York State Comptroller on Monday issued its annual report on IDAs and their work in the year 2015, the latest for which it has data. Compared with 2014, the data show fewer jobs created at a higher cost in exemptions.

Mar 25, 2017

No 'what if' plans for federal cuts as state budget comes due

The Buffalo News

To listen to top state officials, Washington is poised to hammer the finances of New York State government.

Mar 16, 2017

DiNapoli: Trump Budget ‘Will Hurt New Yorkers’

State of Politics

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli on Thursday blasted the proposed budget by President Donald Trump’s administration which takes a knife to discretionary spending programs and government agencies.

Mar 7, 2017

Former Mahopac fire treasurer Michael Klein pleads guilty

The Journal News

The former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, who was accused of embezzling millions from the department, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal fraud charges.

Mar 6, 2017

APNewsBreak: Audit: NY Agency for the Disabled Stonewalled

Associated Press

New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the agency that investigates abuse and neglect of disabled people in state care refused to hand over thousands of records to auditors.

Feb 7, 2017

DiNapoli marks 10 years since taking over as comptroller

Politico NY

Tom DiNapoli will hit a milestone on Tuesday, one that only 11 other New York politicians have reached: He will have served a decade in the same statewide, state-level elected office.

Feb 7, 2017

State controller stands in the rain with striking union workers at upstate chemical plant

New York Daily News

Icy rain didn’t keep State Controller Thomas DiNapoli from joining striking union workers outside an upstate chemical plant Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: State audits find health, safety violations and questionable expenses filed by nonprofit organization

New York Daily News

State Controller Thomas DiNapoli is knocking the Cuomo administration for a lack of sufficient monitoring of nonprofit organizations that provide housing for the mentally ill.

Dec 13, 2016

DiNapoli suggests major reforms for awarding state contracts

New York Post

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli proposed sweeping reforms Tuesday to how state contracts are awarded in the wake of a bid-rigging scandal that has rattled the Cuomo administration.

Nov 2, 2016

DiNapoli praises Utica’s immigrant heritage as leader in Upstate New York

Utica Observer-Dispatch

The mosaic of cultures represented in “The Town that Loves Refugees” is setting the bar for much of the country, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said at Utica’s City Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Oct 21, 2016

DiNapoli spotlights Poughkeepsie school's farm food program

Poughkeepsie Journal

In a report of farm-to-school programs throughout the state, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on Friday highlighted the school district as a success for providing students with locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Sep 20, 2016

Student debt has more than doubled for New Yorkers in past 10 years

New York Daily News

Student debt carried by New Yorkers has more than doubled over the past decade, state Controller Thomas DiNapoli revealed Tuesday.