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Mid-Hudson News
Comptroller recommends financial management changes for Chester school districtSaturday, July 23, 2016 ALBANY – An audit of the Chester Union Free School Dis
Comptroller recommends financial management changes for Chester school district
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
Saturday, July 23, 2016 ALBANY – An audit of the Chester Union Free School District by the state comptroller’s office found that the district did not use excess fund balance to reduce real property taxes or o0ther appropriate purposes. The audit of... Read more
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Victor Post
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central School Districtstate Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office. VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Ce
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central School District
Victor Post / Posted 3 days ago
state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office. VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Central School District by the New York State Comptroller’s Office indicates the school’s current information technology (IT) backup and security practices could put the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Edgewater rehires assessor faulted by state in 2011 for tax breakEDGEWATER — A tax assessor the state Comptroller’s Office accused in 2011 of pl
Edgewater rehires assessor faulted by state in 2011 for tax break
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
EDGEWATER — A tax assessor the state Comptroller’s Office accused in 2011 of playing favorites when he gave nearly half a million dollars in tax breaks to a developer has been rehired to work for the borough part time. Arthur Carlson, who previously... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central Schooloffice. Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 5:48 PM VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Centr
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central School
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
office. Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 5:48 PM VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Central School District by the New York State Comptroller’s Office indicates the school’s current information technology (IT) backup and security practices could put the... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central Schoolat 5:48 PM Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 5:48 PM VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Ce
Comptroller audit: More IT security, backup needed at Victor Central School
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
at 5:48 PM Posted Jul. 19, 2016 at 5:48 PM VICTOR — An audit of the Victor Central School District by the New York State comptroller’s office indicates the school’s current information technology (IT) backup and security practices could put the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
One Third of Public Complaints to Israel’s Ombudsman ‘Justified’this will motivate citizens to file more complaints,” Edelstein added, saying,
One Third of Public Complaints to Israel’s Ombudsman ‘Justified’
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
this will motivate citizens to file more complaints,” Edelstein added, saying, “I am certain that the people in the State Comptroller’s Office, whom I thank for their dedicated work, will provide the appropriate professional service wherever... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
State says Ulster BOCES should bid professional servicesMonday, July 18, 2016 ALBANY – An audit of Ulster BOCES by the state Comptroll
State says Ulster BOCES should bid professional services
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 6 days ago
Monday, July 18, 2016 ALBANY – An audit of Ulster BOCES by the state Comptroller’s Office has recommended that the joint school district board should issue requests for proposals when procuring professional services. State law requires that... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Clarence Central kept too much money on hand, audit saysand has upgraded its financial software package, which will allow more accurate
Clarence Central kept too much money on hand, audit says
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
and has upgraded its financial software package, which will allow more accurate analysis of its bank accounts, it told the comptroller’s office. The district also plans to advocate with the State Legislature to increase the amount of fund balance... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Fewer state employees making six-figure salariesearlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office. D
Fewer state employees making six-figure salaries
Benton Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
earlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office. During calendar year 2015, figures from the comptroller’s office show a total of 61,571 employees in Rauner’s executive office and in state agencies under his control.... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Fewer state employees making six-figure salariesearlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office. D
Fewer state employees making six-figure salaries
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 9 days ago
earlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office. During calendar year 2015, figures from the comptroller’s office show a total of 61,571 employees in Rauner’s executive office and in state agencies under his control.... Read more
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The River Reporter
Petition launched to halt Sullivan jailstate will allow a referendum on this matter. Aberman said they contacted the C
Petition launched to halt Sullivan jail
The River Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
state will allow a referendum on this matter. Aberman said they contacted the Commission of Corrections (COC) and the state comptroller’s office, and “no one could say this is or is not permitted.” Permissive referendums (referendums to override... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Governor reacts to downtown Dallas ambushallocations, based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly,
Governor reacts to downtown Dallas ambush
Pleasanton Express / Posted 11 days ago
allocations, based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly, amount to 2.3 percent more than the comptroller’s office distributed in July 2015. “The cities of Dallas, San Antonio, Austin and Fort Worth saw noticeable... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wilson school superintendent criticizes state auditsound bite, but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote. He also s
Wilson school superintendent criticizes state audit
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
sound bite, but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote. He also said that two initiatives from the State Comptroller’s Office seem to compete: the audit, which talks of overfunding reserve accounts, and the fiscal stress... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wilson Central school superintendent criticizes findings of state auditsound bite, but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote. He also s
Wilson Central school superintendent criticizes findings of state audit
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
sound bite, but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote. He also said that two initiatives from the State Comptroller’s Office seem to compete: the audit, which talks of overfunding reserve accounts, and the fiscal stress... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Wilson schools superintendent blasts state audit findingsis a great sound bite but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote.
Wilson schools superintendent blasts state audit findings
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
is a great sound bite but does little to pay for these mandates,” Wendt wrote. He also said two initiatives from the state comptroller’s office seem to compete: the audit, which talks of over funding reserve accounts, and the fiscal stress... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Bribe-taking judge will get annual $120,000 pensionhis golden years, The Buffalo News determined through payroll records and a yea
Bribe-taking judge will get annual $120,000 pension
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
his golden years, The Buffalo News determined through payroll records and a years-of-service figure provided by the State Comptroller’s Office, which manages the state’s pension funds. The payments could change slightly based on subtle variables... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Six-figure salaries in Rauner agencies drop slightly in 2015earlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office.
Six-figure salaries in Rauner agencies drop slightly in 2015
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
earlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller Leslie Munger’s office. During calendar year 2015, figures from the comptroller’s office show a total of 61,571 employees in Rauner’s executive office and in state agencies under his... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois lawmakers get first paychecks in 3 monthswaited for money. She also said she wanted to pressure them to pass a budget.
Illinois lawmakers get first paychecks in 3 months
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
waited for money. She also said she wanted to pressure them to pass a budget. Lawmakers earn $67,836 annually. The paychecks they just received were for April. The comptroller’s office says their next paychecks will depend on incoming... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Illinois lawmakers get first paychecks in 3 monthswaited for money. She also said she wanted to pressure them to pass a budget.
Illinois lawmakers get first paychecks in 3 months
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
waited for money. She also said she wanted to pressure them to pass a budget. Lawmakers earn $67,836 annually. The paychecks they just received were for April. The comptroller’s office says their next paychecks will depend on incoming... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State comptroller issues critical audit of Excelsior Jobs tax credit programup on whether the companies had met their investment and job creation goals bef
State comptroller issues critical audit of Excelsior Jobs tax credit program
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 days ago
up on whether the companies had met their investment and job creation goals before awarding them tax credits, the state Comptroller’s Office found in a critical audit, the results of which were released Thursday. Auditors said their review of... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Supreme Court strikes down major changes to abortion lawand economic competitiveness,” Hegar said. To read more, the next monthly issu
Supreme Court strikes down major changes to abortion law
Pleasanton Express / Posted 18 days ago
and economic competitiveness,” Hegar said. To read more, the next monthly issue of Fiscal Notes, a publication of the comptroller’s office, is available at www.comptroller. texas.gov/fiscalnotes. More counties added to list The Governor’s... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Cross Roads banks on big boxamong the 103 cities in Collin, Denton and Dallas counties that doesn’t levy a
Cross Roads banks on big box
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
among the 103 cities in Collin, Denton and Dallas counties that doesn’t levy a city property tax, according to the state comptroller’s office. Instead, homeowners moving into the burgeoning sprawl of homes in new neighborhoods surrounding Cross... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Town banks on big boxamong the 103 cities in Collin, Denton and Dallas counties that doesn’t levy a
Town banks on big box
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
among the 103 cities in Collin, Denton and Dallas counties that doesn’t levy a city property tax, according to the state comptroller’s office. Instead, homeowners moving into the burgeoning sprawl of homes in new neighborhoods surrounding Cross... Read more
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Wilson County News
Texas Comptroller Partners with Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University to Study Monarchon the threat to the species posed by fire ants. The 2013 Texas Legislature ap
Texas Comptroller Partners with Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University to Study Monarch
Wilson County News / Posted 18 days ago
on the threat to the species posed by fire ants. The 2013 Texas Legislature appropriated $5 million to the Comptroller’s office to contract with state universities for high-quality research on species under review for listing as... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Garrison school district had too much in reserves, state audit saysunrestricted fund balance averaging almost 30 percent. That exceeded the four p
Garrison school district had too much in reserves, state audit says
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 19 days ago
unrestricted fund balance averaging almost 30 percent. That exceeded the four percent legal limit, an audit from the state comptroller’s office found. District officials retained excessive balances in four reserve funds, the study of the period of... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
NY government jobs on the declineInformation request, the Albany Bureau obtained more than 1 million records of
NY government jobs on the decline
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Information request, the Albany Bureau obtained more than 1 million records of local government wages reported to the state Comptroller’s Office over the past three years. The data is used by the Comptroller’s Office to calculate pensions. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Town of Lockport maintains strong surplus as it invests in infrastructure repairsout an assortment of other infrastructure projects, much of it paid for with mo
Town of Lockport maintains strong surplus as it invests in infrastructure repairs
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
out an assortment of other infrastructure projects, much of it paid for with money accumulated in prior years. The State Comptroller’s Office has been criticizing school districts this year for overtaxing residents and building up surpluses. But... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Town of Lockport surpluses continue to be healthyout an assortment of other infrastructure projects, much of it paid for with mo
Town of Lockport surpluses continue to be healthy
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
out an assortment of other infrastructure projects, much of it paid for with money accumulated in prior years. The State Comptroller’s Office has been criticizing school districts this year for overtaxing residents and building up surpluses. But... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Acting Newburgh comptroller appears the favorite for permanent placementresigned for allegedly skimming from city coffers. In the interim, Ciaravino a
Acting Newburgh comptroller appears the favorite for permanent placement
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 24 days ago
resigned for allegedly skimming from city coffers. In the interim, Ciaravino appointed Kathryn Mack, an employee of the comptroller’s office, as acting head of the department. “Katie Mack is an exception member of the comptroller’s office, who... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State audit accuses Albion schools of overtaxationbuilding improvement project that begins this summer while imposing a tax levy
State audit accuses Albion schools of overtaxation
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
building improvement project that begins this summer while imposing a tax levy 24 percent higher than necessary, the State Comptroller’s Office charged in an audit released Wednesday. The district could have charged $2 million less in property... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Mount Markham complies with audit recommendationsCentral School District has already taken the necessary steps to comply with th
Mount Markham complies with audit recommendations
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 24 days ago
Central School District has already taken the necessary steps to comply with the recommendations of an audit by the state comptroller’s office, according to school Superintendent Paul Berry. The key findings of the audit, which looked at the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budgetpass-through dollars for public health services, cancer screenings, and home-de
Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budget
SaukValley.com / Posted 25 days ago
pass-through dollars for public health services, cancer screenings, and home-delivered meals for seniors, according to the comptroller’s office. The state will only get that money if lawmakers authorize spending. Much of the spending for the... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Audit: Tuxedo inflated anticipated revenues, cash balancesComptroller’s Office found that the Tuxedo school district inflated anticipated
Audit: Tuxedo inflated anticipated revenues, cash balances
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 25 days ago
Comptroller’s Office found that the Tuxedo school district inflated anticipated revenues and cash balances, and co-mingled reserve funds with other money, hereby creating an impression that its financial health was better than it was. The district... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County bars, restaurants sold $50.9 million worth of alcohol in Mayfell to third place in statewide liquor sales in May, according to an analysis
Bexar County bars, restaurants sold $50.9 million worth of alcohol in May
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
fell to third place in statewide liquor sales in May, according to an analysis of mixed-beverage receipts from the Texas comptroller’s office. Hospitality International Inc. sold $1.21 million worth of beer, wine and liquor, putting it well... Read more
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Salon.com
Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budgetpass-through dollars for public health services, cancer screenings, and home-de
Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budget
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
pass-through dollars for public health services, cancer screenings, and home-delivered meals for seniors, according to the comptroller’s office. The state will only get that money if lawmakers authorize spending. Much of the spending for the... Read more
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My EastText
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million
My EastText / Posted 28 days ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?$700,000 to 16 former state lawmakers convicted of a felony, according to an Al
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
$700,000 to 16 former state lawmakers convicted of a felony, according to an Albany Bureau analysis of data from the state Comptroller’s Office. Last year, the Senate’s Republican majority and Democrat-led Assembly reached a deal to make a small... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million
KERA North Texas / Posted 30 days ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful convictions have cost Texans more than $93 million
KTXS Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million - Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million by Johnathan Silver and Lindsay Carbonell The Texas Tribune June 24 2016 Texas has paid 101 men and women who were wrongfully...101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million - Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million by Johnathan Silver and Lindsay Carbonell The Texas Tribune June 24 2016 Texas has paid 101 men and women who were wrongfully...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the pas
Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Texans More Than $93 Million
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
101 men and women who were wrongfully sent to prison $93.6 million over the past 25 years, according to data from the state comptroller’s office. The tab stands to grow as those wrongfully imprisoned individuals age and more people join the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Audit: Schools failing to oversee student club fundsbusiness procedures needed to safeguard the collection, deposit and disbursemen
Audit: Schools failing to oversee student club funds
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
business procedures needed to safeguard the collection, deposit and disbursement of money.” Yet auditors with the state comptroller’s office, who examined policies and records in the Deposit, Dryden, Greene, Ithaca, Laurens and Livingston Manor... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bexar County sees $51.8 million in alcohol sales during April 2016$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of m
Bexar County sees $51.8 million in alcohol sales during April 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
$51.8 million worth of alcoholic drinks in April, according to an analysis of mixed beverage receipts from the Texas comptroller’s office. The contractor came in second place statewide in April, edged out by the Gaylord Texan Grapevine... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cowboys Dancehall’s annual alcohol sales fell almost 25 percent in past 8 yearsfrom $328.4 million in 2005. Here are the country nightclub’s annual total alc
Cowboys Dancehall’s annual alcohol sales fell almost 25 percent in past 8 years
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
from $328.4 million in 2005. Here are the country nightclub’s annual total alcohol sales, according to data from the Texas comptroller’s office. And, state regulators fought the renewal of the nightclub’s liquor license earlier this year, arguing... Read more

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