Billions in state spending detailed by DiNapoli

Mar 28, 2015

A report from the New York Comptroller's office shows approval for nearly $9 billion in payments made in the month of February.

Among those payments are lawsuit settlements in the sexual harassment cases against former Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez. Those settlements equal $545,000. Also paid out were more than $400,000 to a law firm for their work on the Moreland Commission.

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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The commission was established in 2013 to root out corruption in Albany, but it was closed nine months later by Governor Cuomo.