Wednesday, May 29, 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 May 26, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 


DiNapoli Releases Report on Proposed NYS DREAM Act

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released a reporton May 20, 2013 estimating the cost and economic benefits of the proposed New York State Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, which would increase access to financial aid for undocumented college students.

The report concluded that extending eligibility for the state’s Tuition Assistance Program to undocumented undergraduate students would provide economic benefits to the state at a very small cost.


DiNapoli: Poughkeepsie Facing Severe Fiscal Stress

Inaccurate budgeting has created an $11 million general fund deficit in the city of Poughkeepsie, according to an auditissued on May 22, 2013  by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. 

The report also found the city’s debt burden has increased 45 percent over the past five years.


DiNapoli Response to Arrest of Former Old Field Treasurer

While conducting an audit and investigation of the Village of Old Field in Suffolk County, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s staff uncovered the misappropriation of nearly $60,000 in village funds by Andrea Brosnan, the former village treasurer.


Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits

On May 22, 2013 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced   that his office completed audits of:










Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Audits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits were issued on May 20, 2013:












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