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$14B capital program will harm MTA operating budget: DiNapoli

Posted by Philip Newman in State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on September 29, 2011 | No Comments

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the MTA’s plan to borrow more than $14 billion could further imperil the agency’s financial straits. “The MTA is in a very difficult position as it struggles to hold together a strained operating budget while proposing the largest borrowing program in its history to fund capital projects,” DiNapoli said. In [...]

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DiNapoli searches for fraud in MTA overtime

Posted by Philip Newman in State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on September 2, 2010 | No Comments

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently audited the MTA and found what he said was “a culture of acceptance” of overtime pay. Now his office will soon begin what is known as a forensic audit to determine whether fraud or any other illegality was involved in the hundreds of millions of dollars in overtime paid by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over the past few years.