NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer

Statement from New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Public Hospital Review
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

Statement from New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Public Hospital Review

“The nurses and doctors who are helping NYC to get through the COVID-19 pandemic are true heroes who deserve our utmost gratitude and respect. But the reported conditions in our public hospitals during this unprecedented public health crisis are alarming, and my office is committed to working with the Governor and the Mayor to find answers. “Our public health system serves families and residents that already face significant barriers to…

Trump Administration Must Not Rollback Crucial Environmental Regulations
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, National

Trump Administration Must Not Rollback Crucial Environmental Regulations

“At a time when thousands of Americans afflicted with COVID-19 are gasping for breath, the Trump Administration wants to roll back crucial environmental regulations that protect our air, our water, and our health. “Scientists tell us that during earlier outbreaks of respiratory diseases, people in areas with even moderate air pollution were 84 percent more…

Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19

“COVID-19 has upended the lives and finances of consumers across the nation, and especially in New York City which is already experiencing enormous economic fallout. I am calling on all major credit bureaus – FICO, TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax – to take immediate action to protect consumer credit scores from any negative impact on their…

Public Ownership of Natural Gas Systems Needed
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

Public Ownership of Natural Gas Systems Needed

“I applaud Governor Cuomo for moving to revoke National Grid’s certificate to operate its gas franchise. The Governor’s letter rightfully highlights the coercive and abusive tactics that National Grid undertook to try to drum up support for the environmentally backward fracked gas Williams Pipeline.  “It is time to recognize that National Grid and Con Edison’s…

Workers Need to Know Their Rights
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, New York

Workers Need to Know Their Rights

As many of you may know, my office enforces state and local prevailing wage laws. That means that if you have done construction work on a New York City public work project or have been employed in a building service job through a city contract or in a building with an affordable housing property tax…

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