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Elmira Star-Gazette
Q and A: What you should know about NY’s school aidwhile state school aid has grown since 2011- 12, most of that growth has taken
Q and A: What you should know about NY’s school aid
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
while state school aid has grown since 2011- 12, most of that growth has taken place outside of the foundation aid formula,” a report from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in March found. Read or Share this story: ht... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Why NY’s school-aid formula is flunkingsince 2011-12, most of that growth has taken place outside of the foundation ai
Why NY’s school-aid formula is flunking
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
since 2011-12, most of that growth has taken place outside of the foundation aid formula,” the March report by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found. Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner said the city’s funding is unfair compared to wealthier... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, US in job growthlost during the recession."On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded fro
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, US in job growth
MPNnow.com / Posted 2 days ago
lost during the recession."On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded from the Great Recession," said Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, a Democrat. "But it should come as no surprise that a closer look reveals pockets of the state still have a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Upstate economy shows uneven gainsin 2009, lagging the New York City area and the nation in job growth, a report
Upstate economy shows uneven gains
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
in 2009, lagging the New York City area and the nation in job growth, a report Friday found. The findings from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli are consistent with other reports his office and others have shown: Parts of upstate have fared well since... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Upstate economy shows uneven gainsin 2009, lagging the New York City area and the nation in job growth, a report
Upstate economy shows uneven gains
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
in 2009, lagging the New York City area and the nation in job growth, a report Friday found. The findings from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli are consistent with other reports his office and others have shown: Parts of upstate has fared well since the... Read more
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FOX Business
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growthlost during the recession. "On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded f
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growth
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
lost during the recession. "On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded from the Great Recession," said Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, a Democrat. "But it should come as no surprise that a closer look reveals pockets of the state still have a... Read more
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FOX Business
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growthlost during the recession. "On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded f
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growth
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
lost during the recession. "On the surface, New York's economy has rebounded from the Great Recession," said Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, a Democrat. "But it should come as no surprise that a closer look reveals pockets of the state still have a... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Slow Upstate Job Growth Since Recessionhas been slower than downstate and the nation as a whole, according to a new re
Slow Upstate Job Growth Since Recession
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 2 days ago
has been slower than downstate and the nation as a whole, according to a new report. The report is from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. It says total employment in upstate New York rose by .3 percent since 2009, compared with 2.2 percent... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growthdownstate as well as the nation as a whole when it comes to job growth followin
Upstate NY lags behind NYC, rest of country in job growth
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 2 days ago
downstate as well as the nation as a whole when it comes to job growth following the economic downturn. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says Friday that total employment upstate rose 0.3 percent since June 2009, compared to 2.2 percent for... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State comptroller looks to ease off hedge fundsthe system is likely to pare back its hedge fund investments, especially if fee
State comptroller looks to ease off hedge funds
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
the system is likely to pare back its hedge fund investments, especially if fees aren't reduced. While state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the $184.5 billion Common Retirement Fund would continue with so-called alternative investments,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY tax collections lower than last yearbillion from last year and more than $500 million below initial budget projecti
NY tax collections lower than last year
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
billion from last year and more than $500 million below initial budget projections. In his July cash report, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that's primarily from income tax collections that were lower than expected. The report shows total... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
16-olds can now donate organs in New YorkOn Trust Fund, but it hasn’t been utilized since being founded in 2004, accordi
16-olds can now donate organs in New York
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
On Trust Fund, but it hasn’t been utilized since being founded in 2004, according to an Aug. 2 audit by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. More than $1 million has been donated to the fund, but, as of December 2015, the state Health Department... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Double dippers: More than 2,600 state employees also got pensionmoney. Once they cash out their pensions, the state no longer has to contribute
Double dippers: More than 2,600 state employees also got pension
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
money. Once they cash out their pensions, the state no longer has to contribute to their retirement accounts. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said he has sought to crack down on abuses in the system. “His efforts help make certain no one is... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Audit faults NY tourism promotion after damaging stormsto fault economic development programs run by Cuomo's administration. Two earli
Audit faults NY tourism promotion after damaging storms
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 11 days ago
to fault economic development programs run by Cuomo's administration. Two earlier reports from Democratic state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli raised concerns about the handling of a job creation tax credit as well as a program that awards low-cost... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara must stay on the jobmust be renominated. Finally, Andrew Cuomo seems to be very troubled by the ex
ALAN CHARTOCK: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara must stay on the job
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 days ago
must be renominated. Finally, Andrew Cuomo seems to be very troubled by the excellent auditing work of Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, one of the most decent, bright, hardworking public servants I have ever known. DiNapoli turned the... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Auditors: MTA failing to collect nearly half of subway finesdelays on the rise Transit needs every dollar it can get to improve the subway
Auditors: MTA failing to collect nearly half of subway fines
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 16 days ago
delays on the rise Transit needs every dollar it can get to improve the subway service for straphangers," state Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli said. "Fines are meant to deter bad behavior, but when Transit fails to enforce its own fines, it risks... Read more
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New York Post
De Blasio gave staff hefty raises at taxpayer expense2015 to 2016, the consumer price index in New York State rose by 0.68 percent,
De Blasio gave staff hefty raises at taxpayer expense
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
2015 to 2016, the consumer price index in New York State rose by 0.68 percent, according to state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. Nationwide, wages went up 2.6 percent during the same period. Doulis noted there’s nothing preventing the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Questioning state economic developmenteconomy. Start Up NY allows for tax free zones upstate. Unemployment has falle
Questioning state economic development
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 days ago
economy. Start Up NY allows for tax free zones upstate. Unemployment has fallen and job numbers are up, but NY Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has raised a red flag calling for a need to rethink tax breaks for job creation. “I think he's dead wrong.... Read more
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New York Post
MTA cost the city $13M in lost finesmore than $13 million in revenue, a scathing state audit has found. The new au
MTA cost the city $13M in lost fines
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
more than $13 million in revenue, a scathing state audit has found. The new audit released Thursday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that lazy collection workers were partly to blame for the uncollected fines from NYPD-issued violations... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Auditors: MTA failing to collect nearly half of subway finesCity Transit Division didn't collect more than $13 million and generally stops
Auditors: MTA failing to collect nearly half of subway fines
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
City Transit Division didn't collect more than $13 million and generally stops trying after 18 months. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says with subway trains crammed with passengers and delays increasing, the transit system needs every... Read more
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New York Post
Cuomo blames state legislature for chasing businesses out of NYbusinesses out of New York and giving the state a bad reputation for business —
Cuomo blames state legislature for chasing businesses out of NY
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
businesses out of New York and giving the state a bad reputation for business — after pointing out that state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli once sat as a member of that legislature. The criticisms, which called on lawmakers to take a good look at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo takes aim at state comptroller, lawmakers on jobs programs criticismlawmakers critical of his administration’s economic development programs. The
Cuomo takes aim at state comptroller, lawmakers on jobs programs criticism
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
lawmakers critical of his administration’s economic development programs. The governor lashed out at state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, calling his recent analyses of jobs programs “dead wrong.” “He should educate himself,” Cuomo, a Democrat,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Geico receives $4 million in state grants to expand offices and add 600 jobsfrom other states in exchange for the 600 new jobs it is bringing to Buffalo. H
Geico receives $4 million in state grants to expand offices and add 600 jobs
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
from other states in exchange for the 600 new jobs it is bringing to Buffalo. He said critics, including state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who argue that New York is too generous with tax breaks to private companies that yield too few jobs are... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Are NY's jobs' programs working?economic-development programs are being criticized for lax oversight and limite
Are NY's jobs' programs working?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
economic-development programs are being criticized for lax oversight and limited results. All of it prompted Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to call for a rethinking of the tax breaks that go toward job creation. He has released a series of audits... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Are NY's jobs' programs working?economic-development programs are being criticized for lax oversight and limite
Are NY's jobs' programs working?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 days ago
economic-development programs are being criticized for lax oversight and limited results. All of it prompted Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to call for a rethinking of the tax breaks that go toward job creation. He has released a series of audits... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Gov. Cuomo’s Start-Up jobs figures don’t add upDevelopment Corp., the state’s main economic development agency, and he also di
Gov. Cuomo’s Start-Up jobs figures don’t add up
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Development Corp., the state’s main economic development agency, and he also disputes the recent audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The audit found that Zemsky’s agency lowered job-creation goals after companies receiving job-creation tax... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
New York Gov. Cuomo's Start-Up jobs figures don't add upDevelopment Corp., the state's main economic development agency, and he also di
New York Gov. Cuomo's Start-Up jobs figures don't add up
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 22 days ago
Development Corp., the state's main economic development agency, and he also disputes the recent audit by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The audit found that Zemsky's agency lowered job-creation goals after companies receiving job-creation tax... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxesstate grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxes
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 23 days ago
state grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period last year. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says recent economic projections suggest they will pick up in the second half of the year. The report shows... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Sales tax collections up in the Valleysix months when compared to the same period last year, according to a report re
Sales tax collections up in the Valley
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 23 days ago
six months when compared to the same period last year, according to a report released on Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. Sales tax collections in Putnam grew by 11.5 percent. Columbia County was second with a 5.4 percent... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Caution needed in NY budget next yearState Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently analyzed the state's financial plan
Caution needed in NY budget next year
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 23 days ago
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently analyzed the state's financial plan and found potential budget gaps starting in 2018-19. Mr. DiNapoli reports school aid is projected to increase 4.8 percent in 2016-17 and an average 5.3 percent over the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxesstate grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxes
Lake Placid News / Posted 24 days ago
state grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period last year. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says recent economic projections suggest they will pick up in the second half of the year. The report shows... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxesstate grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared
NY shows small increase in 6 months of local sales taxes
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 24 days ago
state grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period last year. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says recent economic projections suggest they will pick up in the second half of the year. The report shows... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sales-tax growth inconsistent across NYstatewide sales tax revenues continue to rebound slowly, only some parts of the
Sales-tax growth inconsistent across NY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
statewide sales tax revenues continue to rebound slowly, only some parts of the state are seeing growth,” said Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who released the report. "“The slowdown in sales tax collection growth reflects a three-year... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Does the state owe you money?The state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will attend events around the state this
Does the state owe you money?
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 27 days ago
The state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will attend events around the state this month to help you find out if you're on the list -- that includes the Park Ave. Fest this weekend! The Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Audit faults New York state's low-cost power programnon-profits low-cost power in exchange for promises to create or retain jobs.
Audit faults New York state's low-cost power program
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 27 days ago
non-profits low-cost power in exchange for promises to create or retain jobs. The report released Monday by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the New York Power Authority made mistakes in determining the eligibility of some applicants and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Audit: NY agency overstated jobs -- by 30,000ALBANY -- Those are some lofty jobs' figures. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on M
Audit: NY agency overstated jobs -- by 30,000
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 27 days ago
ALBANY -- Those are some lofty jobs' figures. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Monday ripped the state Power Authority for using fuzzy math when it estimated the success of a low-cost power initiative -- estimating the program retained nearly 30,000... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
State budget has some gapsState Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently analyzed the state's financial plan
State budget has some gaps
The Leader-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently analyzed the state's financial plan and found potential budget gaps starting in 2018-19. DiNapoli reports school aid is projected to increase 4.8 percent in 2016-17 and an average 5.3 percent over the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Audit: NY agency overstated jobs -- by 30,000ALBANY -- Those are some lofty jobs' figures. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on M
Audit: NY agency overstated jobs -- by 30,000
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
ALBANY -- Those are some lofty jobs' figures. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Monday ripped the state Power Authority for using fuzzy math when it estimated the success of a low-cost power initiative -- estimating the program retained nearly 30,000... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Mark Wilson finishes sketching Democratic National Conventionmembers of the delegation of the press corps." Other sketches by Wilson this w
Mark Wilson finishes sketching Democratic National Convention
Lake Placid News / Posted 30 days ago
members of the delegation of the press corps." Other sketches by Wilson this week included portraits of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and retiring longtime state Democratic politician Charlie Rangel, a color sketch of President Barack Obama... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Saranac Laker sketches Dem conventionmembers of the delegation of the press corps." Other sketches by Wilson this w
Saranac Laker sketches Dem convention
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 30 days ago
members of the delegation of the press corps." Other sketches by Wilson this week included portraits of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and retiring longtime state Democratic politician Charlie Rangel, a color sketch of President Barack Obama... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Southern Tier delegates represent Clinton, Sanders at DNCare here, the commitment, the love of country, and the desire to see the countr
Southern Tier delegates represent Clinton, Sanders at DNC
WBNG Binghamton / Posted a month ago
are here, the commitment, the love of country, and the desire to see the country succeed," Lupardo said. State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (D) on Thursday said sometimes Democrats don't unify as well as they should. "We have to go home to... Read more
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New York Post
De Blasio leaves DNC breakfast after speaking slot goes to Cuomowas lost on the governor and mayor. “That sense of unity has to apply to elect
De Blasio leaves DNC breakfast after speaking slot goes to Cuomo
New York Post / Posted a month ago
was lost on the governor and mayor. “That sense of unity has to apply to elected officials as well,” said Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli afterwards. “Let’s hope some of that spirit comes out of Philadelphia.” The breakfast session began with a... Read more

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