Monday, August 12, 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 August 10, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 

DiNapoli Releases Report on NY Power Authority

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Thursday issued a report on the New York State Power Authority (NYPA). The report examines NYPA’s finances, money transferred to support the state budget and expenses related to employee benefits and travel, including a private plane.


DiNapoli Finds Lax Oversight of Private Career Schools

Private career schools in New York are operating without licenses and more than half are ignoring reporting requirements on job placement and graduation rates, according to an audit released Thursday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Auditors also found hundreds of public complaints that have been unresolved, some for more than a decade, with little or no action. The findings of the audit have been referred to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office for further review.


DiNapoli: Poor Budget Practices Found in Halfmoon

The Town of Halfmoon is facing a deficit in its rainy day fund due to budgeting errors and the absence of a long–range financial plan, according to an audit released Tuesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli Audit Questions Special Education Contractor Charges

The John A. Coleman School, a special education provider based in Westchester County, submitted almost $640,000 in unwarranted charges to area school districts and New York City, including more than $500,000 for employee bonuses, according to an audit released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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