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Sunday, April 28, 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 ending April 18, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 


DiNapoli Audit Finds $7.7 Million in Questionable Charges by Special Education Providers

The Lake Grove School and the Mountain Lake Children’s Residence, two special education providers run by the same company, overcharged taxpayers by as much as $7.7 million over a four–year period, according to an auditreleased Friday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli: State’s Brownfield Cleanup Program Needs To Reach More Sites; Be More Cost–Effective

The New York State Legislature should examine options to restructure the state’s primary program to revitalize contaminated properties – the Brownfield Cleanup Program – in order to fully achieve the important economic, public health and environmental goals set when the program was created, according to a reportreleased Monday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli Supports Lobbying Disclosure and Independent Director Proposals at Peabody Energy

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday announced support for two shareholder proposals at Peabody Energy Corporation’s annual meeting on April 29 calling for Peabody to disclose corporate lobbying expenses and to require the chairman of the board to be an independent director.


DiNapoli Refers Investigation of Substance Abuse Provider to U.S. Attorney

Phoenix Houses of New York, Inc. provided inappropriate perks to its executives exceeding $223,000 while under contract with the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, according to a reportreleased Wednesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli referred the findings to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office for review.

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