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Stories with person: Eric Schneiderman
  • NY authorities raid office of lobbyist tied to Cuomo, SUNY 
    Updated: May-26-16 8:54 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The New York attorney general's office on Thursday raided an office on SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Albany campus formerly used by Todd Howe, a lobbyist with deep connections to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who also is under scrutiny by federal authorities.

  • 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.

  • Trump University lawsuit headed to New York's highest court 
    Updated: May-17-16 5:56 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's highest court is expected to decide next year whether to dismiss a fraud lawsuit against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump over his former school for real estate investors.

  • NY Gov. Cuomo to form task force to study ticket scalping 
    Updated: May-17-16 1:52 am

    ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York state law on ticket scalping doesn't do enough to protect consumers from unfairly high prices.

  • Probe of aides threatens to taint NY gov's marquee programs story has photos
    Updated: May-15-16 10:48 am

    ALBANY, New York - A federal investigation of two former top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening to taint the Democratic leader's signature economic development efforts even as it adds to Albany's reputation for insider dealing.

  • Republicans to Gov. Cuomo: Don't let NY farmworkers unionize 
    Updated: May-13-16 3:03 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision not to defend a state law prohibiting farmworkers from unionizing could devastate New York's agricultural industry, Republican lawmakers said Friday.

  • Lawsuit: NY farmworkers must be allowed to organize story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 5:02 pm

    ALBANY, New York - The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a state law that forbids agricultural workers from organizing on behalf of a dairy farm worker who said he was fired after meeting with co-workers to discuss their working conditions.

  • 26 names, including 19 from ground zero, added to memorial 
    Updated: May-10-16 3:36 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York's memorial for fallen police officers has added the names of 26 officers, including 19 who died from illnesses that followed their work in the toxic rubble of the World Trade Center 15 years ago.

  • Big landlord hit with fraud charges, tenant-harassment suit 
    Updated: May-09-16 5:02 pm

    NEW YORK - One tenant said her landlord's representatives knocked on her door up to three times a week, trying to get her to take money to leave her rent-regulated apartment. Another said the same landlord besieged him with baseless lawsuits, costing him $25,000 in legal fees. A third said an investigator blocked a doorway when she tried to shut him out, lurked by her parked car and peppered her with unwanted buyout suggestions while building renovations backed sewage up into her sink.

  • 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.