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WNYC News

Stringer: City Shelters Harming Animals

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Although some long-term management problems have been fixed, the City Comptroller finds municipal shelters still rife with poor record-keeping — and ripe with odors.

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WNYC News

Audit Says Sandy Paperwork Pushers Got Paid No Matter What

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

City Comptroller Scott Stringer finds fault with the way the Bloomberg administration launched Build it Back, but credits de Blasio for improvements.

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WNYC News

Comptroller Says NYC Owed $2.2 Billion from State Windfall

Friday, January 16, 2015

As the state negotiates the state budget, Scott Stringer says the city was shortchanged $2.8 billion in 2014.

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WNYC News

City Settles with Three Wrongfully Convicted Men for $17 Million

Monday, January 12, 2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer's effort to avoid expensive lawsuits over faulty convictions

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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike's 'Shoddy' Management Left Riders In the Lurch: Audit

Friday, December 12, 2014

A new audit confirms what most New York City bike share users have already experienced: the system suffered from bad management. But officials say better days are ahead.
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WNYC News

Electeds: de Blasio Kiosk Plan Would Worsen Inequality

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Does a plan to spread free wifi favor rich New Yorkers?

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Schoolbook

Audit: New York Schools Lost Track of Computers, Tablets

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Department of Education either lost or can't find hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of computers, according to an audit by the New York City comptroller.
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WNYC News

As Rent Stabilization Law Expires, Advocates Vow to Fight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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City expects push-back from Republican legislators

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Schoolbook

New York City Comptroller Begins Audit of Four Charter Networks

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The office of the city comptroller is looking at the internal operations of four charter school groups, including the Success network, the city's largest. 
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WNYC News

Comptroller: City Too Slow on Rat Complaints

Sunday, October 12, 2014

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Comptroller Stringer released an audit that urges health officials to improve how it addresses rat complaints.

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WNYC News

Public Housing Getting Worse, Report Says

Monday, September 08, 2014

The rate of water leaks, heat outages and vermin has risen fast in NYC housing projects.

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WNYC News

Parks Dept. Should Take Better Care of Trees Outside Parks: Comptroller

Sunday, August 17, 2014

New Yorkers on average file a claim a day for injuries or property damage caused by falling tree limbs and it's costing the city as much as $14 million a year.

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Stringer Says Tracking Lawsuits Could Save NYC Millions

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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New York City's fiscal watchdog says making records of civil claims publicly available will save taxpayers money.

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Schoolbook

More Art Teachers Coming Soon to NYC Schools

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sometimes it's the art class that connects a student to school. And that's why the city is adding 120 new arts teachers at targeted middle and high schools next year.

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WNYC News

Report Documents Growing Housing Crisis in NYC

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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New York City's Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a report highlighting the numerous challenges Mayor Bill de Blasio faces as his administration develops an affordable housing strategy expected to be released by May 1.

“Despite multi-billion dollar initiatives to expand the affordable housing stock in New York City, apartments have ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Missing: Arts in Schools

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Scott M. Stringer, New York City comptroller, talks about his school-by-school assessment of state-mandated arts education and the uneven distribution of resources around the city.

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WNYC News

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.

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Schoolbook

Cafeteria Corruption: Is the Fix in on NYC's School Milk Supply?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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The fix may be in on NYC's school milk supply, according to a new city audit. Three dairy companies stand accused of colluding over multimillion-dollar contracts to milk public schools.

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WNYC News

Stringer to Apple: Protect Our Assets

Monday, February 10, 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn is abandoning his proposal for a $50 billion buyback from Apple. The news comes as the heads of some state and city pension funds called on the company's shareholders to vote against the plan.

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WNYC News

Comptroller Puts Brakes on 311 Contract

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

A contract signed in the last days of the Bloomberg administration to overhaul the city's information hotline is getting a second look. The company, CGI, is the contractor widely blamed for the botched federal healthcare website.

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