Thursday, June 05, 2008

State Comptroller To Address Nassau County Civic

DiNapoli To Discuss Fiscal Issues Impacting Upon All New Yorkers

"The government is us; we are the government, you and I."
--Teddy Roosevelt

From our friends at the Nassau County Civic Association:

General Meeting Notice

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 7:00 pm

Meeting Location: Rockville Centre Library, 221 North Village Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY

Our Guest speaker, NYS Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli

Thomas P. DiNapoli was sworn in as the 54th Comptroller of the state of New York on February 7, 2007. As Chief Fiscal Officer for the State, he is responsible for managing and protecting the State pension fund, auditing the spending practices of all State agencies and local governments, reviewing the New York State and City budgets, reviewing and approving all State contracts, and administering the State Oil Spill Fund.

Since taking office, Mr. DiNapoli has instituted several reforms at the Comptroller’s office to ensure open and honest government. He has aggressively moved to end the practice of reporting private attorneys as school district employees in order to receive pension and medical benefits. He has been critical of excessive state spending and has called for capping the level of state debt.

Operating in a bi-partisan manner, Tom DiNapoli has advocated for the taxpayer as an independent voice in Albany. He will discuss the current fiscal issues facing New York and his reform agenda.

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