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DiNapoli Discusses NYS Budget Deficit

Jan 15, 2020
NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in Plattsburgh
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A report by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli finds that New Yorkers gave $26.6 billion more in tax money to the federal government than they got back, ranking it 50th among the 50 states. Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt sat down with the comptroller to ask him about the report, and how it affects the current $6 billion state budget deficit.

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in Plattsburgh
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Twenty-five of New York state’s local governments are in some form of fiscal stress, according to a new report by the state comptroller.

Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach is leaving his post in less than two weeks. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Auerbach about his new role in New York state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s office.

Ulster County Comptroller Is Leaving For NYS Job

May 2, 2019

Another Ulster County official will be working in Albany. New York state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has appointed fellow Democrat Elliott Auerbach as deputy comptroller for the Division of Local Government and School Accountability.

The New York state comptroller came out with revenue projections that will limit the ability to spend more money in the state budget. Under law, the governor and Legislature have to abide by those numbers — but that hasn’t stopped interest groups, and some lawmakers, from saying that they will increase spending.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement that he will not run for president in 2020, and New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli's revenue forecast for the next two years. He also comments on an expansive subpoena into the Trump Organization's longtime insurance broker, and reports that North Korea is rebuilding a key missile test facility.