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News and media from the Office of the Comptroller.

Taxpayer Advocate Problem Solving Day - Dec 1, 2017
Comptroller Darlene Green, Washington University and the IRS St. Louis Taxpayer Advocate announce the Taxpayer Advocate Problem Solving Day.
Newsgram | Office of the Comptroller | 11/09/2017

Why I Have not Approved the Issuance of Bonds for Scottrade Renovations
S&P cautioned we not issue more nonessential debt without increasing revenues; financing Scottrade renovations would increase our high debt burden.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 10/16/2017

Fitch Upgrades STL Airport’s Revenue Bonds to 'A-' Stable
Ratings Follow 2-year Trend in Passenger Growth and Financial Sustainability
Press release | St. Louis Lambert International Airport,Office of the Comptroller | 10/11/2017

Statement from Comptroller Darlene Green Supporting Board Bill 130, A Solution for Funding Scottrade Center Renovations
The bill introduced this week is a common-sense solution for financing the renovations of Scottrade Center.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 09/27/2017

Bond Refunding Saves City of St. Louis $2.1 Million
S&P Global reaffirms city's credit rating, warns that increasing debt service may lower rating.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 08/30/2017

St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on Lawsuit by Kiel Center Partners
On August 16, 2017, St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the following statement on the lawsuit by Kiel Center Partners.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 08/16/2017

St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on Funding for Scottrade Center Renovations
On August 11, 2017, St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the following statement on funding for Scottrade Center renovations.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 08/11/2017

Red Cross Charles Drew Blood Drive Coming to City Hall
The semiannual blood drive, hosted by Comptroller Darlene Green, raises awareness of sickle cell disease and the need for blood donors.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 07/26/2017

City School Crossing Guards Funds Restored, Thanks to Comptroller Darlene Green
Comptroller Green announced she will restore funding for school crossing guards using funds from a crime prevention fund established earlier this year.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 07/21/2017

Bond Refinancing Saves St. Louis Lambert International Airport $35 Million
Comptroller Darlene Green announced that St. Louis saved $35 million by refinancing $242 million of St. Louis Lambert International Airport bonds.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller,St. Louis Lambert International Airport | 06/08/2017

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Forms for Elected Officials and Directors
The Comptroller's Office invites each department to complete the following forms.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 06/08/2017

Thanks Received for Internal Audit of Police Overtime Pay
The Internal Audit section of Comptroller Darlene Green's office is commended for thoroughness and clarity in its Police Division Overtime Pay Audit.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 05/16/2017

Comptroller Darlene Green and Reliance Bank ‘Coffee and Credit’ Discussion for Small Business Owners on May 2
Comptroller Darlene Green, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis and Reliance Bank are sponsoring the session as part of Small Business Week.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 04/27/2017

Comptroller Darlene Green recognizes Week of the Young Child April 2017
On April 27, Comptroller Darlene Green visited preschool classes at Lexington Elementary during Week of the Young Child.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 04/27/2017

Remarks from Comptroller Darlene Green's 2017 Inauguration
Official remarks from Darlene Green at the 2017 Inauguration for Comptroller of the City of St. Louis.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 04/18/2017

Comptroller Darlene Green Statement Regarding General Obligation Rating from Moody's
Moody's applauded the city's large and diverse tax base, its status as a regional economic center and its manageable fixed costs.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 03/07/2017

Board of Estimate and Apportionment Approves Establishment of Comptroller’s Citywide Crime Prevention Fund
The fund shall be established using $50,000 from the Office of the Comptroller and other funding from civic leadership in the city of St. Louis.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller,Board of Estimate and Apportionment | 02/21/2017

Media Advisory: Red Cross Sickle Cell Awareness Blood Drive, Feb 15
Comptroller holding the semiannual Red Cross blood drive in honor of Black History Month
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 02/14/2017

St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Sponsors Free Tax Preparation Services
For Low-to-Moderate Income Earners, Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 02/10/2017

Board of Estimate and Apportionment Fails to Approve Statement Acknowledging the Importance of Safeguarding the City's Credit
The measure would have given the Comptroller discretion to take actions to preserve the city's credit.
News/Announcement | Board of Estimate and Apportionment,Office of the Comptroller | 02/09/2017

Comptroller Green to host Red Cross Blood Drive
Semi-annual blood drive will be held in honor of Black History Month
Newsgram | Office of the Comptroller | 02/01/2017

2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Available
The City of St. Louis 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is available, detailing the city’s financial health during fiscal year 2016.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 01/25/2017

Statement on Funding for Scottrade Center Renovations
Letter from the Comptroller to the Board of Aldermen encouraging the project team to adhere to a broad framework protecting city credit and revenues.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 01/05/2017

City of St. Louis Closes Sale of Series 2016A General Obligation Bonds
Proceeds from the issue are supporting the purchase of firefighting equipment and other essential capital projects.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 12/02/2016

Comptroller Darlene Green Saves City of St. Louis $10 Million by Refinancing Bonds
With lower interest rates and favorable market conditions, city issued $83.7 million of bonds in 2016 to retire $93.2 million of outstanding bonds.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 10/27/2016

Comptroller Darlene Green Statement Regarding the GO Bond Rating from Moody’s and S&P Global
St. Louis City's $25M (GO) general obligation bonds, series 2016A has been rated by both Moody's and S&P Global rating agencies.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 10/05/2016

"Thank You for The Tickets to the Circus... You Are a True Friend"
Children of St. Louis city employees write the Comptroller after receiving UniverSoul Circus tickets as reward for good school attendance.
News/Announcement | Office of the Comptroller | 09/30/2016

Comptroller Darlene Green Announces Low-Interest Loan Program for Home Energy Efficiency Improvements
Comptroller Darlene Green announces program that offers City residents affordable loans for qualified improvements
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 09/27/2016

St. Louis City ends Fiscal Year 2016 with a Surplus
Comptroller Darlene Green states that the City's 2.4M year-end surplus represents strong fiscal management.
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 08/16/2016

Comptroller Proposes Crime Prevention Fund
A Regional Solution for Fighting Downtown Crime
Press release | Office of the Comptroller | 06/20/2016


For more information about Comptroller Darlene Green and the Office of the Comptroller, or to schedule a media interview, please contact:

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(314) 613-7360
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