An audit released by State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli last week found that a division of Empire State Development which promotes overseas business and investment did not properly supervise the representatives it hired to promote and could not determine whether they were meeting their contractual obligations. (Read the audit here.) The Comptroller recommends that the […]
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On Thursday (July 12), the Public Service Commission meets in Albany. Applications for projects seeking funding through the state’s Consolidated Funding Application are due by 4 p.m. next Monday, July 16. The Manufacturers Association of New York State (MACNY) is holding its Annual Golf Tournament on July 23.
Last week, the state Authorities Budget Office (ABO) released its annual report on Public Authorities in New York State. Public authorities are quasi-public entities that can issue bonds and raise revenue, and further some public interest. The ABO was created in 2009 to oversee, study, and report on the operations, practices and finances of public […]
The Rockefeller Institute of Government came out with a report this week about the regional distribution of revenue and spending in the 2009-2010 New York State budget. Basically, they said that New York City and its Downstate suburbs contribute more money to the state’s budget than they get back. Upstate takes a portion of the […]