The former president of C. H. Evans Hook and Ladder Fire Company No. 3, located in the city of Hudson, misused the company’s debit card to make personal purchases totaling approximately $34,000, according to an audit released November 1, 2013 by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The former president, Joseph Morrison Jr., pleaded guilty on October 29, 2013 in Columbia County Court to the charge of Grand Larceny in the third degree, a class D felony.
DiNapoli Reaches Agreement with TD Ameritrade to Expand Protections Against Discrimination
TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, one of America’s largest online brokerage firms, has agreed to amend its equal employment opportunity policy to explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity nationwide, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced November 1, 2013..
DiNapoli: State Fiscal Picture Stable
State spending was nearly $860 million lower than expected through the first half of the fiscal year while tax collections were just shy of projections, according to the Mid-Year Update and September cash reportreleased Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Still, threats of another federal government shutdown and battle over the federal debt ceiling, as well as the continued slow pace of economic growth, could make it harder for the state to remain in line with its financial plan.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits
On Wednesday, October 26, 2013 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced his office completed audits of: