Comptroller News & Events

Kennedy Instructs PSEG Rate Changes for 13 County Sites for Actual Savings

Hauppauge, NY – After a thorough review of rate 285 meter readings of government owned and leased buildings and locations, Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. along with members of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works have recognized 13 sites that qualify for a rate change to rate 281. This rate change will achieve lower electric bills for the County in the year 2016 and beyond and PSEG was instructed to implement the changes.

Suffolk Earns Top National Finance Award for 32nd Consecutive Year

Hauppauge, NY - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Suffolk County and Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. - for the 32nd consecutive year - by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2014 Annual Financial Statements. "This is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management" according to a statement by the GFOA.

Comptroller Kennedy Speaks at the Teachers Federal Credit University Business Clinic

October 22, 2015 - Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. was extremely proud to be the keynote speaker at the quarterly Teachers Federal Credit University Business Clinic at the Teacher's Federal Credit Union headquarters in Hauppauge. The event invites various owners and leaders of Long Island businesses to bring them cutting-edge topics and trades that can be useful to succeed as a business here on Long Island.

Comptroller Kennedy Urges LIPA Board of Trustees To reject the Department of Public Service Recommendations and Examine their own Authoritative Role

October 19, 2015 - Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr. appeared before the LIPA Board of Trustees meeting today to strongly urge the Board to reject the Department of Public Service recommendations and suspend the review proceedings at this time, to allow for further examination of these impacts to the general public.

Gregory, League of Women Voters Host Student Day

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and the League of Women Voters of Suffolk County on Oct. 8 hosted 27 high school students from Hauppauge High School, Commack High School, Smithtown High School East, Huntington High School and North Babylon High School for a Student Day at the William H. Rogers Legislature Building in Hauppauge.