DiNapoli Releases Quarterly Spending For State Agencies
2,806 New State Contracts in September
State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today released state agency spending for the second quarter of State Fiscal Year 2008-09 in the Open Book New York Web site (www.openbooknewyork.com). He also noted that the state entered into 2,806 new contracts in September 2008, totaling approximately $1.4 billion, with details on these contracts available in Open Book New York.
“Families have been watching every dime in their household budgets for months,” DiNapoli said. “The current economic crisis means now more than ever New York state needs to do the same. Open Book New York allows New Yorkers to monitor how government is spending their tax dollars.”
The largest contracts approved in September include (for specific questions on these contracts, contact the state agency directly):
The quarterly spending information for state agencies includes contractual services, travel, equipment, grants, salaries and wages, employee benefits, supplies and more. Users can download an Excel spreadsheet or PDF file of second quarter agency spending or new September contracts. For new contracts, users click on search state contracts. Select (All State Agencies) and under the advanced search feature and enter the time frame of September 2008.
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