DiNapoli: 87 School Districts in Fiscal Stress
Eighty–seven school districts, 13 percent of school districts statewide, have been designated as fiscally stressed under State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. DiNapoli’s office evaluated 674 school districts with fiscal years ending on June 30, 2013.
DiNapoli: Buffalo’s Financial Condition Improves
The city of Buffalo’s finances have stabilized in recent years because of careful budget planning, the oversight of a fiscal control board and increased state aid, according to a report issued Monday, January 13, 2014 by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The report is part of a series of fiscal profiles on municipalities across the state.
DiNapoli: School District Revenue Growth Slows
New York’s school districts have faced major fluctuations in their federal and state aid over the last decade and revenue growth was nearly flat the last three years, averaging only 1.3 percent, according to a reportissued Tuesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The report is part of DiNapoli’s fiscal stress initiative which is focusing greater attention on the issues that contribute to the financial pressures on local governments and school districts across the state.
DiNapoli and Investor Group Reach Shareholder Agreement with FirstEnergy
FirstEnergy, an Ohio–based energy producer, has agreed to produce a comprehensive report on the company’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced January 15, 2014. As a result, a shareholder resolutionco–filed by DiNapoli, Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on behalf of the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, and investment group As You Sow has been withdrawn.
DiNapoli: Some Taxpayer Check–Off Donations Not Utilized for Worthy Causes
New Yorkers have contributed more than $51 million for worthy causes through check–offs on their personal income tax forms, but these funds often sit unused, according to a report issued January 15, 2014 by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. More than $14 million has accumulated in six check–off funds, with nearly 90 percent of that for health–related causes including breast cancer, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
DiNapoli: State Tax Receipts Below Projections Three Quarters Through Fiscal Year
State tax receipts for the first three quarters of the fiscal year were $534 million below the latest Financial Plan projections, according to a quarterly report on state finances released Friday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on January 15, 2014 announced his office completed audits of
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli on January 15, 2014 announced his office completed audits of:
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases State Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced on January 17, 2014 the following audits have been issued:
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