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Comptroller wants job-creation program changes

ALBANY — After decades of controversy and scandal in some local economic development agencies that trade tax breaks for promises of jobs, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday it's time to make employers more accountable for their benefits.

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Hevesi pleads guilty in pay-to-play

NEW YORK CITY — Former New York state Comptroller Alan Hevesi pleaded guilty to a felony corruption charge Thursday for accepting free travel and campaign contributions from a financier who wanted the state’s multibillion-dollar pension fund to invest in his company.

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Faulty software cost state $114M

New York State paid $114 million in excessive Medicaid bills largely due to an ineffective claims processing software that failed to detect problems, according to an audit by the New York State comptroller.

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DiNapoli lowers rate of return in pension fund

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Thursday that he is lowering the anticipated rate of return on investments in New York State’s pension fund and, in turn, raising the contributions local municipalities must make to it to ensure that it is fully funded.

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NY dentists overbilled $1.6M

Some dentists have been taking a bigger bite out of dental benefits payments than they’re entitled to, according to a state audit. A recent audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...

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