State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has proposed a legislative package to help local governments deal with the financial impact of Hurricane Sandy. The Comptroller submitted four bills last week to the New York State Assembly and Senate.
DiNapoli: SED Providing Inadequate Oversight of Special Education Contractors
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday called on the State Education Department (SED) to increase scrutiny of special education contractors after an audit revealed SED has not conducted any on–site audits since 2007 and has no process to routinely review the hundreds of millions of dollars charged by these private providers annually.
DiNapoli Leads Coalition Demanding Aetna Disclose Political Spending
Citing reputational risks and a need for greater transparency in how shareholder dollars are being spent, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that he has filed a shareholder resolution with Aetna Incorporated to adopt a policy to publicly disclose all of its direct and indirect political expenditures. The Comptroller’s resolution was co–filed by global asset manager F&C Management Ltd. In a related effort, a group of institutional investors led by the Unitarian Universalist Association filed a separate resolution urging the company to seek greater board involvement and oversight over political spending.
New York faces a shortfall of up to $89 billion in funding for water, sewer and transportation infrastructure over the next two decades, according to a report issued Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The report is the latest in a series of reports DiNapoli will issue to highlight the causes of fiscal stress in New York’s local governments.
DiNapoli: School Districts Should Take Further Steps to Protect Private Data
The increased use of mobile computing devices by school districts has put confidential student and school staff data at greater risk for theft and misuse, according to an audit released last Friday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Tax collections through November of $39.2 billion were $163.4 million below the state’s estimates updated last month, and $702.4 million below initial estimates in April, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said Wednesday in releasing the November cash report.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Wednesday announced his office completed audits of:
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Wednesday announced his office completed the audits of: