New York State's chief fiscal officer yesterday endorsed a bill that would dramatically alter New York City's bond-selling policy and force the city to issue much more of its debt through a competitive bidding process.

In a statement, state Comptroller H. Carl McCall said he supports "the main thrust" of a bill introduced yesterday by assemblymen Alan G. Hevest, D-Queens, and Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, that would force city officials to sell more bonds through a competitive process.

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