Lane Filler from Newsday covered the work we’ve been doing to make sure LIPA pays its fair share of taxes. In the second article down in this edition of The Point, Newsday helps bring to light the issue and our efforts.
When Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy spoke at a rally against the Long Island Power Authority earlier this week, the Republican candidate for county executive made a point others have not raised: if LIPA wins its legal challenge to the property taxes on the Northport Power Plant, the Town of Huntington will have to pay the refund owed in the long run, but the county is required to advance the money.
WE WILL GLADLY PAY YOU TUESDAY FOR $700M TODAY!
COMPTROLLER'S AUDIT DIVISION SUCCESSFULLY PEER REVIEWED
The focus of the peer review was to determine if the Audit Division has been conducting its audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (GAS) as promulgated by the Comptroller General of the United States.
Comptroller’s Audit Division Successfully Peer Reviewed
COMPTROLLERS OFFICE RECEIVES TOP GFOA AWARD FOR 33RD YEAR IN A ROW
Comptroller Kennedy: “this award not only demonstrates the dedication and professionalism of our organizations Accounting Department, it also gives us the credibility we need with Wall Street Bond Rating Agencies to borrow at lower interest rates in the future”
Comptrollers Office Receives Top GFOA Award for 33rd Year in a row
Original article published by David Winzelberg of Long Island Business News on September 30, 2016.
COMPTROLLER SENDS LETTER TO LIPA BOARD OF TRUSTEES ASKING THEM TO REJECT RATE HIKE
LIPA Board of Trustees Letter