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Wall Street's year looks dinged by Washington

Wall Street's year looks dinged by Washington

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said gridlock in Washington and monetary policy are changing the state's financial picture.
Banks scale back on top end bonus pay

Banks scale back on top end bonus pay

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- A study of compensation at U.S. banks found that seven of the largest financial firms in the country lowered maximum bonus pay for executives in 2012.
Cuomo says Sandy cost N.Y. $33 billion

Cuomo says Sandy cost N.Y. $33 billion

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., said the latest damage estimate from Hurricane Sandy is $50 billion for the mid-Atlantic region, $33 billion of it in New York State.

N.Y. comptroller: 10K finance jobs at risk

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the financial district of Wall Street could see 10,000 jobs erased by the end of 2012.

Officials: State employee skipped Fridays

ALBANY, N.Y., April 14 (UPI) -- New York state officials said a retired prison food services director scammed nearly $500,000 from the state in various ways, including taking off Fridays.

Bonus pay on track after horrible year

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A year of massive bank bailouts did not stop Wall Street executives from collecting $18.4 billion in bonus pay, the New York comptroller said.

Same-sex spouses get pension rights in NY

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A judge has cleared the way for New York state to offer the same pension benefits to legally married gay couples that heterosexual married couples receive.

Former NY official blamed in pension probe

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- The New York State Comptroller has accused his predecessor's administration of stealing hundreds of state pension fund records.

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Dentist probed for filling 52 cavities

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- A New York dentist is under investigation for billing Medicaid for filling 52 cavities in a single mouth, a feat he claimed took no more than an hour or two.

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

HOUSE CLEANING The U.S. EPA told New York state lawmakers last Friday that it's considering paying for cleaning contaminated dust from apartments near where the World Trade Center once stood.
By United Press International

EPA considers cleaning WTC apts

NEW YORK, April 13 (UPI) -- For the first time following the collapse of the World Trade Center the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said at a state Assembly hearing Friday that it is
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Thomas P. DiNapoli is the 54th Comptroller of the state of New York. He is a former state assemblyman in New York, who was appointed as New York State Comptroller on February 7, 2007. He was formerly the Chairman of the Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee. DiNapoli is a Democrat from Long Island. He is a resident of the Village of Great Neck Plaza.

DiNapoli has been active in politics since he was a teenager, when he ran for and won a position as a representative to the Mineola Board of Education. DiNapoli at 18 was the youngest person in state history to win a school board seat. After studies at Hofstra University, he worked for New York Telephone.

DiNapoli worked as a aide for Assemblywoman May Newburger, whom he succeeded. He was elected to the New York State Assembly to represent the 16th District in Northwest Nassau County in 1986. DiNapoli was later elected Chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee. In 2001, he lost the Democratic nomination for Nassau County Executive to Glen Cove Mayor Thomas Suozzi, who won the seat. In 2006, DiNapoli was a candidate for lieutenant governor, but dropped out of the race after State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, the party's frontrunner for governor, choose Senate Minority Leader David Paterson as his running for lieutenant governor.

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