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Aug 27, 2020

MTA Faces Dire Need for Federal Help, NY Officials Say

New York State of Politics

New York City's mass transit system is in dire need of a federal aid package or risk a potentially costly borrowing plan and fare hikes, state officials on Thursday warned.

Aug 27, 2020

Comptroller rips LIPA for PSEG Isaias response


State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has expressed “serious issues” about LIPA’s ability to provide oversight of PSEG Long Island in the wake of the utility’s disastrous response to Tropical Storm Isaias.

Aug 24, 2020

Comptroller DiNapoli Explains Economic Development Audit

Spectrum News

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office released an audit of over $2 billion of Empire State Development investments in private companies. The audit covered multiple projects under the troubled Buffalo Billion umbrella.

Aug 19, 2020

North Tonawanda officials were oblivious to town's fiscal problems

The Buffalo News

North Tonawanda finds itself in a fiscal wreck today, largely because the people in charge took their hands off the wheel.

Aug 11, 2020

DiNapoli: Rebound in investments boosts state pension fund


State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Tuesday said investments in the state pension fund showed “one of the strongest rebounds in modern history” after deep losses from the COVID-19 virus and the economic shutdown it forced.

Aug 10, 2020

New York Comptroller and Colorado Pension Fund Named Lead Plaintiffs in Boeing Suit

Chief Investment Officer

The two collectively hold around $200 million in shares in Boeing, which they charge with ignoring safety issues around the 737 MAX for years.

Jul 30, 2020

Audit: Dangerous drivers, questionable expenses at agency for disabled New Yorkers

Times Union

OPWDD's vast system of hundreds of vehicles for state-run and private group homes needs closer oversight, auditors found

Jul 13, 2020

The need to combat hunger is clear and urgent

Democrat & Chronicle

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted vast areas of economic activity, led to skyrocketing unemployment, and pushed families to new levels of economic vulnerability.

Jul 12, 2020

N.Y. pension fund one of world's most responsible

Times Union

There have been some calls lately for the New York state pension fund to divest from fossil fuel companies. They imply New York is a laggard in dealing with climate issues. As legendary radio broadcaster Paul Harvey would say: "Now for the rest of the story."