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CJA's New York State Fiscal Accountability Project


Chief Forensic Investigator:
   Robert
Carter Merrick

 

1.
INDEPENDENT AUDITS --
NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY,
AUDIT & CONTROL ACT


2.
OVERVIEW --
launching from FY2020-21 NYS BUDGET

see:
CJA's 62 grand jury/public corruption complaints,
filed with NY's 62 District Attorneys


3.
UNDERLYING --
NYS BUDGETS from FY2013-14 to FY2019-20

see:
CJA's two citizen-taxpayer actions --
March 28, 2014 - Feb. 18, 2020

CJA's March 28, 2014 verified complaint
(1st citizen-taxpayer action)
legislative/judiciary budgets of FY2014-2015

CJA's March 31, 2015 verified supplemental complaint
(1st citizen-taxpayer action) --
legislative/judiciary budgets of FY2015-2016


CJA's March 23, 2016 verified second supplemental complaint
(1st citizen-taxpayer action) --
ENTIRE state budget of FY2016-2017

CJA's Sept. 2, 2016 verified complaint
(2nd citizen-taxpayer action) --
ENTIRE state budget of FY2016-2017

CJA's March 29, 2017 supplemental complaint
(2nd citizen-taxpayer action) --
ENTIRE state budget of FY2017-2018

By the time the 2nd citizen-taxpayer ended, at the Court of Appeals,
on Feb. 18, 2020, its record embraced FY2018-2019 & FY2019-2020
   

4.
CURRENT
FY2021-22 NYS BUDGET

CJA's Testimony
at Legislature's Feb. 10, 2021 "public protection" budget hearing

CJA's Testimony
at the Westchester State Senate Delegation's Feb. 16, 2021 local forum on the state budget

CJA's March 5, 2021 conflict-of-interest/ethics complaint
to Joint Commission on Public Ethics & Legislative Ethics Commission -- at pp. 2-3

 

5.
GETTING READY
FY2022-23 NYS BUDGET

click here for:
budget resource page --
constitutional, statutory, rule provisions & caselaw

Division of the Budget -- Citizen's Guide

NYS Constitution, Article VII §1.  "For the preparation of the budget, the head of each department of state government, except the legislature and judiciary, shall furnish the governor such estimates and information in such form and at such times as the governor may require, copies of which shall forthwith be furnished to the appropriate committees of the legislature.  The governor shall hold hearings thereon at which the governor may require the attendance of heads of departments and their subordinates.  Designated representatives of such committees shall be entitled to attend the hearings thereon and to make inquiry concerning any part thereof.
              Itemized estimates of the financial needs of the legislature, certified by the presiding officer of each house, and of the judiciary, approved by the court of appeals and certified by the chief judge of the court of appeals, shall be transmitted to the governor not later than the first day of December in each year for inclusion in the budget without revision but with such recommendations as the governor may deem proper.   Copies of the itemized estimates of the financial needs of the judiciary also shall forthwith be transmitted to the
appropriate committees of the legislature.               

NYS Constitution, Article VII §2.   "Annually, on or before the first day of February in each year following the year fixed by the constitution for the election of governor and lieutenant governor, and on or before the second Tuesday following the first day of the annual meeting of the legislature, in all other years, the governor shall submit to the legislature a budget containing a complete plan of expenditures proposed to be made before the close of the ensuing fiscal year and all moneys and revenues estimated to be available therefor, together with an explanation of the basis of such estimates and recommendations as to proposed legislation, if any, which the governor may deem necessary to provide moneys and revenues sufficient to meet such proposed expenditures.  It shall also contain such other recommendations and information as the governor may deem proper and such additional information as may be required by law."  ----------------------- January 18, 2022

 

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NEW YORK's FLEECING OF THE TAXPAYERS
BY THE SCAM OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL


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VIDEO & Paper Trail Chronology of the Corrupt Commission Scheme
to Raise the Salaries of Corrupt Public Officers --
2011- 2021

 

 

 

 

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