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NYS Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli

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Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) welcomes and encourages you to participate in the discussion on our social media sites. To keep the discussion open and relevant, OSC staff moderates all content on this site submitted by users. OSC reserves the right to delete any content and block or remove any users that violate the Terms of Participation at any time without consent or warning. Participants on OSC social media sites should be aware that any articles and other content posted or submitted for posting on OSC social networking sites are subject to public disclosure. By contributing to this site, you agree not to post any content that contains:

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The moderation process may cause a delay in the posting of your comment. Comments are typically posted faster during business hours (9 A.M. – 5 P.M. EST), but there may be a delay in the posting of comments submitted in the evening and on weekends. We appreciate your patience.

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