New York Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli

Reformers wait. Longer
4:15 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

The ethics attempts of New York's budget

Andrew Cuomo, seated, hands out baseballs to Senate co-leader Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, from left, Sen. Kemp Hannon, R-Garden City, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, during a news conference and budget bill signing ceremony.
Credit AP Photo/Mike Groll

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed this years $140 billion budget Tuesday. It includes a property tax rebate for homeowners, increased education aid, pre-k funding, and also some ethics reforms. We've been air stories on the education and tax policies, but to here about ethics reforms WSHU's Charles Lane is here.  

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Authorities pay better than NY state
6:36 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Audit shows high pay at NY public authorities

An audit says employees of New York public authorities are paid more than 7 billion dollars a year.   The New York Comptroller’s office performed the audit to look at how the authorities are using public money. 

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NY State Pension Fund
9:37 am
Wed August 28, 2013

NY comptroller announces lower pension payments for schools, local governments

For the first time since the recession began, New York's pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees' retirement payments.


Government
11:48 am
Wed July 10, 2013

NY Comptroller: Medicaid program overpaid providers

New York State's Medicaid program overpaid providers nearly $11.5 million dollars, according to new audits conducted by the state Comptroller's office.

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