New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who is running for...

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who is running for re-election, speaks during the annual meeting of the Business Council of New York State at the Sagamore Resort on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Credit: AP / Mike Groll

New York's comptroller reports state tax collections through the first five months of the current fiscal year were $26.9 billion, slightly higher than projected, while the state received some $3.5 billion from financial settlements, most of that unexpected.

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state government's cash position is strong.

His office's monthly cash report shows overall tax receipts are 1.3 percent less than a year earlier.

He says all but $300 million of the settlement funds were unanticipated.

People on Long Island share their thoughts on President Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the 2024 election and the possibility of Vice President Kamala Harris becoming the Democratic nominee. Credit: Newsday/Kendall Rodriguez; Jeff Bachner; File Footage

'I think it's the best for the country' People on Long Island share their thoughts on President Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the 2024 election and the possibility of Vice President Kamala Harris becoming the Democratic nominee.

People on Long Island share their thoughts on President Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the 2024 election and the possibility of Vice President Kamala Harris becoming the Democratic nominee. Credit: Newsday/Kendall Rodriguez; Jeff Bachner; File Footage

'I think it's the best for the country' People on Long Island share their thoughts on President Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the 2024 election and the possibility of Vice President Kamala Harris becoming the Democratic nominee.

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