nyc comptroller

Education
Disenfranchised voters in the city can now look forward to a Board of Elections audit and potential overhaul that is long overdue. NYC students deserve the same.
New York
How "independent" can directors be if the insiders not only determine who serves on the board and how long they serve, but also how much they get paid and what information they receive?
Politics
Finding money feels nice until you realize that the money was "lost" due to either willful negligence or gross incompetence.
New York
For Stringer, the comptroller's race was his latest attempt to scale to new heights in New York politics. He'd toyed with
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A previous poll had the two candidates virtually tied at 46 percent, a dramatic shift in a race that earlier this summer
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That’s at odds with a Quinnipiac College poll that showed the former New York governor knotted at 46 percent with Stringer
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Quickly, Stringer and investors opened another bar called Uptown Local that also shuttered amid a dispute with the landlord
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Stringer's idea stems from two of the city's most bloated tech-project budgets, he said in a statement. He cited costs from
Videos
Eliot Spitzer: I'll Be NYC Comptroller For One Dollar A Year
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Eliot Spitzer said he'll work as New York City comptroller for only $1 a year--the same salary as Mayor Michael Bloomberg
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Campaigning with Stringer on Monday in Harlem, Paterson delivered a mealymouthed explanation of why voters should cast their
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In debates and public appearances, Stringer has slammed Spitzer hard over his resignation in 2008 after getting caught patronizing
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New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu is calling for a system to tax and regulate marijuana for adult
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He also disputed Spitzer's claim that his years in the governor's mansion were a success, reminding viewers of Spitzer's
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“The road to redemption is paved with forgiveness,” said Reverend Daryl Bloodsaw, according to Politicker. “He’s come back
New York
New York City's Chief Financial Officer, or the Comptroller, is arguably the second most important elected office in city government, and he will likely become even more important and powerful in 2014.
Politics
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErick Erickson and Eliot Spitzer debate the impact of The Trial on race and justice. Is refusing to even talk about race a form of "colorblind racism?" Then: amateur boxer Harry Reid TKO's Mitch McConnell on the filibuster and Eliot compares the week he resigned to his relaunch week -- "solitude" vs. "tsunami."
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In previous runs for attorney general and governor, Spitzer released his complete income tax returns. His reluctance to do
Teen
Spitzer doesn't deserve a second chance, but Wiener does. The problem is that with such a crowded election, voters are going to conflate the two issues. This will be devastating for Wiener's reelection campaign, and will be a minor though undeserved boon for Spitzer's.