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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...
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George W. Bush Slaps Trump in Speech

President George W. Bush rebuked Donald Trump in a speech in New York City yesterday. It was an implicit, but undeniable, critique of the...
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...
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...
doula

New York State to Launch Medicaid Doula Pilot Expansion

The State of New York will launch its Medicaid doula pilot expansion in Erie County and other parts of Kings County next year. A doula...
AmerisourceBergen

AmerisourceBergen Corporation Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Misbranded Drugs

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) pleaded guilty to illegally distributing contaminated, misbranded drugs. The company agreed to pay states and the federal government $625 million to...
MoviePass

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...
ew York AG Eric Schneiderman -net neutrality public comment process

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...

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 State Capitol Building

Housing Discrimination Based on Person’s Lawful Source of Income is Illegal in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the leaders of the state’s Legislature announced that the FY 2020 Enacted Budget includes a law prohibiting housing...

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Perplexed by how to contain virus, countries take tough steps

Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs...