Thomas DiNapoli

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hate-crimes

Spike in hate crimes prompts N.Y. comptroller to audit reporting

Saturday, December 7, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York comptroller's office announced Friday that it will audit hate crime reporting statewide after a legislator earlier this year cited an apparent spike in such crimes. [ Read more → ]
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N.Y. pushes Sochi Games advertisers to speak out in support of LGBT rights

Thursday, December 5, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and New York City Comptroller John Liu are pressuring Olympic advertisers to speak out against Russia's restrictions on gay and transgender rights before the Sochi Winter Games begin in February. [ Read more → ]
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N.Y. official pushes feds to recognize same-sex marriages

Friday, July 19, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is using the power of the state's $160 billion pension system to urge President Barack Obama to order federal agencies and programs around the country to recognize gay marriages performed in New York. [ Read more → ]
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