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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...

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,...
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AG Schneiderman Proposes SHIELD Act to Protect New Yorkers from Data Breaches

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman introduced a new bill to provide protection for New Yorkers against data breaches. The initiative comes following the Equifax...
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...
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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...
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New York Attorney General launches Fraud Investigation into MoviePass Parent Company

The New York Attorney General’s office launched an investigation into Helios and Matheson Analytics (NASDAQ: HMNY), the parent company of MoviePass. In a tweet, the...
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...
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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...
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Pfizer Settles New York’s Probe into its Alleged Deceptive Advertising

Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, agreed to settle the New York Attorney General’s investigation into its alleged deceptive advertising of its...
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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,...

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Pennsylvania Sued over State Law Limiting Medicaid Coverage for Abortion

A group of abortion providers sued Pennsylvania over a statute that limits abortion coverage under the state’s Medicaid program known as Medical Assistance. The Pennsylvania...