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Feb 24, 2016

DiNapoli analysis seeks budget answers

Albany Times Union

Comptroller finds lack of transparency in Cuomo's spending plan

Feb 22, 2016

State Health Department blasted for enforcement of nursing home violations

Buffalo News

State Health Department blasted for enforcement of nursing home violations

Feb 17, 2016

State Comptroller: Troy's finances in 'precarious position'


State Comptroller: Troy's finances in 'precarious position'

Feb 16, 2016

Audit slams state for poor oversight of homeless shelters

Albany Times Union

Comptroller's office found mold, vermin in shelters statewide

Feb 5, 2016

Check Now: Are You Owed Big Bucks In Unclaimed Funds


Thanks to Eyewitness News nearly 18-hundred people are richer.

Jan 28, 2016

DiNapoli: 20% of LI school districts are financially stressed


Hempstead, Sachem, Wyandanch, Copiague have ‘significant’ problems, Long Island has more struggling systems than other New York regions

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.