Sep 29, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.