Niagara Falls and Rochester's home county are among the 24 most fiscally distressed municipalities in New York, a report by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found.

The study examined 1,043 governments across the state and ranked them based on 23 financial indicators, including cash on hand, operating deficits and demographics. It found that eight counties, three cities and 13 towns showed a pattern of deficits and too little cash to pay bills.

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