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FTC, New York AG’s Office Shutdown Illegal Debt Collection Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York Attorney General’s Office ended an illegal debt collection scheme, which was operated by Robert Heidenreich...
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New York State to Sue Trump Admin for Banning New Yorkers from Trusted Traveler...

The State of New York will file a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over a new policy prohibiting New Yorkers from enrolling or re-enrolling...
Martin Shkreli

FTC, New York AG Sued ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli for “Illegally Monopolizing” Daraprim

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli and Vyera Pharmaceuticals. The FTC...
2020 Census

New York State Creates New Census Council to Ensure Fair Population Count

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the State created a new Council to ensure that every New Yorker is counted in the upcoming...

Multiple States Challenges Federal Rule Limiting Access to Food Stamps

A coalition of 15 State Attorneys General and the City of New York filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s final rule to limit...

Prosecutors seek 5-year prison sentence for former Rep. Collins for committing insider trading

Federal prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for former House Representative Christopher Collins for committing insider trading involving the securities of Innate Immunotherapeutics. In...

DHS Warns Against New York’s ‘Green Light’ Law

On Monday, the Green Light law went into effect in New York. Under this law, illegal immigrants are now able to obtain driver's licenses....
Gov. Cuomo orders investigation of NYCHA

New York State Requires Enhanced Disclosures for Real Estate to Prevent Housing Discrimination

The New York State has new regulations requiring enhanced disclosures for real estate professionals to help prevent housing discrimination statewide. On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York State to Expand Child Care Subsidies in 17 Localities

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the expansion of the state’s Child Care Assistance program in 17 localities. The move to expand child care subsidies...
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New York lawmakers propose bill prohibiting virginity examinations

New York State lawmakers want to prohibit licensed medical practitioners from performing virginity examinations on women. This week, Assembly Member Michaelle Solages introduced A8742 to...

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Judge rules petition to recall Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan can proceed

A petition for an election recall of Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has been approved by King County Superior Court Judge Mary E. Roberts. Charges against...