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Nominations sought for the Empire Star Public Service Award

This award recognizes exemplary employees of New York State serving in the Executive Branch.

Nominations must be submitted no later than December 15, 2017 and may be completed online.

For more information about the Empire Star Public Service Award, visit www.ny.gov/EmpireStarPublicService.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending June 24, 2017


Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending June 24, 2017

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Public Drinking Water Needs More Protection
New York's public water supplies need stronger protections to ensure clean drinking water and prevent contamination that could result in health problems, according to a report by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


Former Mahopac VFD Treasurer Sentenced After $5.6 Million Embezzlement

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Michael Klein, the former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD), was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel to 77 months in prison for wire fraud, subscription to false tax returns, obstruction of the grand jury, and false statement charges arising out of his embezzlement of more than $5.6 million from the MVFD.


DiNapoli Announces State Contract and Payment Actions for May 2017

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced his office approved 1,531 contracts valued at $14 billion and approved nearly 2.3 million payments worth more than $12 billion in May. His office also rejected 219 contracts and related transactions valued at $400 million and nearly 1,900 payments valued at more than $7 million due to fraud, waste or other improprieties.


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


Town of Ithaca and the


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