Oct 01, 2013 — New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state may have money for you and it's waiting at a place called "The Office of Unclaimed Funds." New York State currently holds 12 and a half billion dollars in unclaimed funds; 31 million dollars belong the North Country. Go to full article
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Photo: Comptroller's office
Sep 18, 2013 — The state Comptroller says he's looking for more start up companies and entrepreneurs to invest in, as part of a partnership between the state's pension fund and private equity managers. Go to full article
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his Executive Budget Address on Jan. 22, 2013. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via Flickr
Albany, NY, Feb 14, 2013 — An argument's erupted between Albany's two top number-crunchers. The state comptroller's office has concerns about the governor's proposed budget. But the governor's budget director says the comptroller's staff has got it wrong.
Albany, NY, Sep 27, 2012 — The New York State Comptroller says he'll institute an early warning system for the many municipalities throughout the state that are in financial trouble, to try to help turn them around before things get even worse. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Mar 21, 2012 — Governor Cuomo and lawmakers are deliberating behind the scenes on their remaining disagreements over the state budget. Meanwhile unions and others have expressed doubts about a recently approved pension reform plan. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Feb 15, 2012 — Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's trying to make government more efficient by taking pre audit oversight powers away from the State's Comptroller in his state budget proposal. Go to full article
DiNapoli warned officials not to be "overly optimistic."
Albany, NY, Feb 03, 2012 — Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is out with a report on the state of New York's economy, and the news is bleak. The Comptroller's numbers show that the already sluggish economic recovery in New York is losing momentum. The slowdown began in the second half of 2011, and is expected to continue into 2012, says Comptroller DiNapoli. In Albany, Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
We need to very carefully monitor what the revenues are and what the spending is so that we end this year in balance.
Albany, NY, Jan 16, 2012 — The State Comptroller finds that tax revenues are coming in at a lower than expected rate. Karen DeWitt reports that the news comes just days before Governor Cuomo is scheduled to release his state budget. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Oct 12, 2011 — State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says Wall Street is having another bad year--and he's saying that could have a negative impact on New York State's budget. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has the details. Go to full article