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City Comptroller Scraps Multimillion Settlement

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer scrapped a $6 million settlement between the city and Hewlett-Packard.

The company charged $350 million to upgrade the 911 call system, far more than expected, and Stringer said it's still unclear how much of that money was from fradulent over-charges.

Additionally, the comptroller called for ...

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In Wake of CityTime Payroll Scandal, Whistle-Blower Protections Expanded

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A bill that extends whistle-blower protections to private contractors doing city work was signed into law Wednesday.

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City's 911 Call System Redo Is a $2B Bungle: Audit

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Bloomberg administration's re-design of the city's 911 emergency call system is $1 billion over-budget and seven years behind schedule, according to a comprehensive audit of the project by City Comptroller John Liu.

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Company Linked to CityTime Payroll Scandal to Pay $500M

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The contractor hired by the city to oversee the scandal-tainted CityTime payroll project agreed Wednesday to pay more than half a billion dollars in restitution and penalties in an agreement that allows it to escape criminal prosecution.

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Mayor Says Contract Oversight Bill Is Bad for the City

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the bill to increase scrutiny of the city's outside contracting was "not a good bill for the city" hours after it had passed overwhelmingly in the City Council Thursday.

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