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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli


Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week of January 14 – 20, 2013 [Click on the caption to access the full report]

DiNapoli: $265 Million In Hurricane Relief Contracts and Payments Expedited in 2012

The State Comptroller’s office processed nearly $265 million in contracts and spending in November and December 2012 related to Hurricane Sandy recovery and has posted the details online so the public can access it in real time, Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli reported Wednesday.


DiNapoli: Slow Growth In Aid To New York’s Local Governments Over Last Decade

Local governments across New York are increasingly turning to local tax revenue to make up for sluggish growth in federal and state aid, according to a report issued Wednesday 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: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Faces Insolvency

The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, which includes the University Hospital of Brooklyn, faces insolvency as early as May if immediate actions are not taken, according to an audit assessing the hospital’s financial condition released Thursday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli Freezes Pension Fund Investments in Commercial Firearm Manufacturers

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Tuesday that the New York State Common Retirement Fund will freeze its investments in publicly–traded commercial firearm manufacturers.


DiNapoli: KeyCorp Agrees To Disclose Political Spending

KeyCorp has agreed to disclose all of its corporate political spending, lobbying and employee–sponsored political contributions in a comprehensive agreement announced Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on behalf of the New York State Common Retirement Fund.

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Thursday announced his office completed audits of:






the Village of Scotia; and,



Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audit

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Thursday announced his office completed an audit of

the Poughkeepsie City School District.


Electronic books [e-books] focusing on New York State and Municipal Public Personnel Law:

The Discipline Book, - a concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public employees in New York State. A 1900+ page e-book. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/5215.html

The Layoff, Preferred List and Reinstatement Manual - a 645 page e-book reviewing the relevant laws, rules and regulations, and selected court and administrative decisions. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/5216.html

A Reasonable Disciplinary Penalty Under the Circumstances - A 600+ page guide to penalties imposed on public employees in New York State found guilty of selected acts of misconduct. For more information, click on http://booklocker.com/books/7401.html

General Municipal Law§§ 207-a and 207-c - Disability Leave for fire, police and other public sector personnel - a 1098 page e-book focusing on administering General Municipal Law Sections 207-a/207-c and providing benefits thereunder. For more information click on http://booklocker.com/books/3916.html

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