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Stories with organization: New York Attorney General's Office
  • Lawsuit accuses Domino's Pizza of 'rampant wage violations' 
    Updated: May-24-16 2:34 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The state's attorney general has sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system.

  • GOP congressmen, NY attorney general in climate dispute 
    Updated: May-19-16 5:07 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Republican members of Congress have accused New York's Democratic attorney general and his counterparts in 16 other jurisdictions of chilling free speech over climate change through their legal and political campaign to curb fossil fuel burning.

  • NY settles fertilizer display cases with Lowe's, Home Depot 
    Updated: May-18-16 5:47 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has reached settlements with The Home Depot Inc. and Lowe's Home Centers LLC requiring they separate lawn fertilizers containing phosphorous from others and post signs telling consumers about legal restrictions on the groundwater pollutant.

  • NY attorney general pursuing voter purge complaints 
    Updated: May-15-16 9:46 am

    ALBANY, New York - The state attorney general's office has requested detailed accounting from the New York City Board of Elections on how certain people were purged from voting rolls for the April 19 primaries.

  • NY attorney general offers help getting health coverage 
    Updated: May-11-16 12:54 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says people denied insurance coverage for addiction treatment and mental illness should contact his office for help.

  • Rensselaer County DA to turn over files in police shooting 
    Updated: May-09-16 10:01 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The Rensselaer County district attorney has agreed to turn over all files related to a fatal police shooting in upstate Troy to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

  • NY man held accountable for diverting water into cemetery 
    Updated: May-04-16 4:31 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says a judge has ordered a central New York man to serve 10 days in jail or work 20 hours in a soup kitchen for illegally flooding a cemetery, forcing families to rebury 18 dead relatives.

  • More business data breaches involving New Yorkers reported 
    Updated: May-04-16 12:47 am

    ALBANY, New York - Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) says computer data breaches are "an escalating threat" to personal security.

  • New York art collector to pay $7M to settle tax evasion case 
    Updated: May-03-16 4:45 pm

    NEW YORK - A prominent art collector and real estate developer has agreed to pay $7 million to settle allegations he failed to pay taxes on about $80 million worth of art, the state attorney general said Tuesday.

  • NY criminal justice reforms credited with safety gains 
    Updated: May-02-16 4:50 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's prisons hold one-third of the drug offenders they did before lawmakers began rolling back the stiff penalties imposed under Rockefeller-era drug laws, now sending more defendants to treatment programs, the state attorney general said Monday.

  • Access to education a challenge for NY immigrants 
    Updated: May-02-16 12:06 am

    MINEOLA, New York - New York's attorney general says his office has forced nearly two dozen school districts in the state to address complaints that immigrant children were denied or delayed access to school, but an advocate for unaccompanied minors from Central America insists problems still exist.

  • NY attorney general announces settlement with ticket brokers 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 11:43 pm

    NEW YORK - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday announced a $2.76 million settlement with six ticket brokers as part of its investigation into the concert and sports ticketing industry.

  • NY attorney general: 7 insurers cover hepatitis C treatment 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 1:46 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says seven insurers have agreed to cover expensive hepatitis C treatments before patients show advanced symptoms of the disease like liver scarring.