NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli speaking at event

DiNapoli Unveils Tracker to Monitor Federal COVID Funding

Public can track spending of federal recovery aid and state relief programs, including funds for childcare providers and small business recovery.

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Open Book New York

SEARCH STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL RECORDS

Comptroller DiNapoli wants New Yorkers to know how their tax dollars are spent. Without transparency in government, there cannot be accountability. Open Book New York provides comprehensive financial data on State contracts, payments, spending and more.


Empty seats in a public bus.

Upstate Transportation Authorities Suffer Revenue Plunge

ECONOMIC AND POLICY INSIGHTS

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented challenges for the State’s regional transportation authorities by disrupting operations, decreasing ridership, and severely reducing revenues; however, these authorities reported that federal aid helped them weather pandemic deficits. If ridership continues to languish and does not return to pre-pandemic levels, the authorities will need additional revenue from other sources to continue to provide services at current levels—or may be faced with limiting services.