Press Releases

Department of Audit & Control Raises Money for Long Island Cares with “No Pants Day” at Comptroller’s Office! Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr., along with all of the Department of Audit & Control was proud to participate in a “No Pants Day” at the office. The Casual Friday had employees donate money for Long Island Cares Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Read More...
Comptroller Kennedy and Supervisor Romaine call on State Comptroller DiNapoli to Review and Reject PSE&G’s 4% Rate Hike June 9, 2015 – Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. joined Brookhaven Supervisor Ed Romaine and members of the Town Council in calling on New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to undertake a review of the proposed $440 million LIPA/ PSEG rate increase and reject it. Read More...
Consolidation of Audit & Control to be Completed by Years End! May 27, 2015 – Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr., County Executive Steve Bellone, and Treasurer Barry Paul, were extremely proud to announce that the assimilation of the Department of Finance & Taxation into the Department of Audit & Control would be completed by the end of this year. Read More...
Rain doesn't stop hundreds from honoring 9/11 first responders at memorial wall in Nesconset The pouring rain Saturday morning did not keep more than 400 people from solemnly gathering at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor first responders who died from illnesses related to their heroic efforts at Ground Zero. Read More...
Comptroller Kennedy Proud to Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony at Suffolk County Community College Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. was extremely proud to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for a new $28.2 million, 74,198 square feet Learning Resour Read More...
Comptroller Kennedy Opposes Double Dipping Attempt by PSE&GLI

Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. is stating his opposition to the proposed 4% rate hike by PSE&GLI saying that the rates PSE&GLI has made the county and its ratepayers pay have only gone up since Hurricane Sandy and the handover from LIPA to PSE&G.

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Comptrollers meet to discuss fiscal future of Long Island

Comptrollers from Nassau and Suffolk met for the first time yesterday in a Bi-County effort towards fiscal stability to discuss their respective financial situations as well as creating new innovative initiatives to work together for the benefit of Long Island’s 3 million residents.

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From the Desk of County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr.

As I complete my first few months as the newly elected Suffolk County Comptroller, it is my intention to make sure that my role as your Fiscal Watch Dog is as transparent as I promised it would be during the election cycle.

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Kennedy Braves Cold, Runs Mile to Celebrate 350 Years of Smithtown

On Sunday March 1st, 2015 the residents of Smithtown began their celebration of the Town’s 350th anniversary with a forty mile run around the borders of the town.

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Comptroller: "County Saves $600,000 in 2015, $6 million by 2026!"

Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that the County was successful in negotiating new long term bonds resulting in a net savings of $6 million in debt service costs to County taxpayers.

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