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Saturday, July 06, 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 July 6, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 


DiNapoli: ESDC Needs to Better Monitor Foreign Offices

The Empire State Development Corp. needs to set clear performance standards to determine if its remaining four foreign offices are fulfilling their missions and bolstering New York’s economy through overseas business and investment, according to an audit released July 1, 2013 by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli: Westchester Special Education Provider Overcharged Taxpayers $800,000

The Westchester School for Special Children overcharged taxpayers by more than $800,000 over a four–year period, and engaged in questionable business transactions with companies connected to board members and executives, according to an audit released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The findings of the audit are under review by the Office of the Attorney General. Legislation that would improve oversight of preschool special education by mandating audits of every provider was recently passed by the legislature.


DiNapoli Returns Record $347 Million in Unclaimed Funds to Rightful Owners

A record amount of unclaimed funds, totaling $347 million, were paid out to individuals and organizations in the state’s last fiscal year, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. This new record surpasses the previous year by $33 million. Currently, there is $12.5 billion in lost or forgotten money that is still waiting to be claimed.


DiNapoli Releases Bond Calendar for Third Quarter

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on July 2, 2013 announced a tentative schedule for the planned public sale of obligations for the state, New York City, and their major public authorities during the third quarter of 2013.


Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Tuesday, July 2, 2013, that his office completed audits of:












Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Audits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Monday, July 1, 2013, the following audits have been issued:




Statewide Travel Audits of the Department of Labor;




Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits

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


the Watervliet City School District.

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