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New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is renewing warnings about the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local governments.

The North Country Chamber is holding a series of virtual town halls on various issues impacting regional business during the COVID-19 crisis.  This week, the New York state Comptroller joined chamber members in a virtual meeting to provide a summary of the state’s fiscal situation and outlook in the midst of the pandemic.

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The New York State Comptroller says the state’s revenues are plunging, along with the stock market, and that spells a difficult time ahead for the New York budget.

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A conservative good government group is suing to block a pay hike that would place Governor Andrew Cuomo among the nation's highest paid governors.

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says New York state agencies paid out $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018.

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in Plattsburgh
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Among the stateside races, the contest for New York comptroller often gets little attention from voters. But there’s still lots of interest in the post itself as incumbent Tom DiNapoli faces three challengers.

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New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is out with his annual report on Wall Street profits – and he finds, not surprisingly, they are up.

NY Dems Rally Behind State Senate Candidates

May 22, 2018
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Before New York Democrats gather on Long Island for their convention this week, many were in Orange County Monday to support a state Senate candidate. The newly reunited Senate Democrats are hoping to wrest control of the chamber from Republicans in November.

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U.S Attorney Preet Bharara

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is bringing charges against a former portfolio manager in the New York state pension fund, saying he accepted bribes from two hedge fund brokers that included prostitutes and illegal drugs.

John Hendrickson, a special advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo on the NYRA reorganization board and husband of Saratoga socialite Marylou Whitney, recently left his seat.

The New York State Comptroller has issued an audit finding that Governor Cuomo’s administration has dropped the ball on some aspects of policing nursing homes.

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Tuesday toured a high-tech company in Troy. Apprenda, a software firm whose headquarters are on River Street, has received $1.2 million in investments from the New York State Pension Fund’s in-state private equity investment program. DiNapoli, a Democrat, oversees the state pension fund. He spoke with WAMC’s Ian Pickus about the tour and a push this week for more infrastructure spending.

DiNapoli Not Considering Gubernatorial Run

Jul 31, 2015
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State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he has no interest in challenging New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a primary in three years, saying he prefers to seek reelection.

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A broad coalition of lawmakers and environmental, faith and community organizations have joined forces to urge the New York State Comptroller to take action to fight climate change.

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released a report showing that agriculture contributed $37.6 billion to the state’s economy in 2012, an increase of more than 22 percent over five years.