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Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Settles Probe into its Electronic Trading Services for $42M

Bank of America Merrill Lynch reached an agreement with the New York Attorney General’s Office to settle the investigation into its electronic trading services. Under...
Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls to Pay $341K Settlement over False Training Certificates

Johnson Controls, a global industrial and technology company, agreed to pay $341,000 to settle an investigation involving forged training certifications. According to the New York...
Big Oil Companies

New York City Sues Five Big Oil Companies over Climate Change

New York City filed a lawsuit against five big oil companies including BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, and Shell due to their contribution to...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces minimum wage hikes, tax cuts

New York Governor Announces Minimum Wage Hikes, Tax Cut for Middle-Class

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced economic justice programs for the middle-class including minimum wage hikes, tax cut, and paid family leave policy. For seven...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Continental Finance to Refund Credit Card Fee to New York Consumers

Continental Finance Company agreed to settle the allegations of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman involving its credit card fee. Schneiderman announced the settlement...
Catholic Church paid 40M to sexual abuse victims

Catholic Archdiocese of New York Pays $40M to sexual Abuse Victims

The Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in New York paid $40.05 million to sexual abuse victims. According to the archdiocese,189 sexual abuse victims received...

New York, FTC Obtain Court Order Banning Deceitful Debt Collectors

The State of New York and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) secured a court order permanently banning fraudulent debt collectors from the industry. On Friday,...
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

New York AG Leads Coalition Opposing Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman led a coalition strongly opposing the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. In a letter to the Congressional leaders,...
Cong. Brady unveils GOP Tax Bill

House GOP Tax Bill Bad Deal for Taxpayers in California, 3 Other States

The House GOP tax bill is “exceptionally bad deal” for California, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. Taxpayers in these states will pay more...

NY Lawmakers: “Make Tide Pods Look ‘Less Appetizing’ So People Don’t Eat Them”

Over the past few weeks, the infamous "Tide Pod Challenge" has made the rounds on social media. The foregoing challenge entails young people eating...

Must Read

U.S. DOJ Investigating Child Sexual Abuse by Catholic Priests in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reportedly launched an investigation into the allegations of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania. On Thursday,...