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Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his Executive Budget Address on Jan. 22, 2013. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via <a href="">Flickr</a>
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his Executive Budget Address on Jan. 22, 2013. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via Flickr

Wonk fight: tensions build over budget analysis

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.

The dispute underscores existing tensions between the two offices.  Go to full article

DiNapoli offers "early warning" for troubled local govs

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

Comptroller says pension plan won't save NY money now

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

Cuomo seeks to take some oversight powers from Comptroller DiNapoli

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."
DiNapoli warned officials not to be "overly optimistic."

Comptroller DiNapoli delivers bleak news about New York's economy

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.

Comptroller says not as much tax money coming in as expected

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

DiNapoli: Wall Street woes could affect whole state

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

Comptroller optimistic about economic recovery

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a report on New York's economic health Thursday. The Innovation Trail's Zack Seward has more on some of the key findings.  Go to full article

Audit uncovers financial deficiencies in Lake Placid

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a scathing audit of the village of Lake Placid's finances Wednesday. DiNapoli's office found village employees had collected more than $110,000 in payments for accrued leave time and benefits that they were not entitled to receive. State auditors said the village should get law enforcement officials involved and try to recover the money. As Chris Knight reports, village officials say they've taken steps to address the deficiencies uncovered by the audit.  Go to full article

Investigation of Comptroller's office expands

The probe of possible illegal activities at the State Comptroller's office is widening, as the newly appointed State Comptroller, and State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, announced a widening of the investigation. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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