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  • CORRECTION: Suffolk County tobacco law

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — In an April 14 story about tobacco sales restrictions, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Suffolk County was the first municipality in the country to raise the age limit to 21 for buyers of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. Other communities...

  • Report: Progressive New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio paid 8.3 percent tax rate

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray paid an 8.3 percent effective tax rate on $165,047 of total income in 2013, according to tax returns cited by the Wall Street Journal.

  • Paul Krugman could receive $25,000 per month for income inequality initiative

    New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.

  • How is NY's economy? Governor candidates disagree

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has been on the right path during his term. Republican challenger Rob Astorino says New York is losing. Can both be right? With New York's economic condition an election-year issue, Cuomo claims the state reversed its decline in the last...

  • Vornado Realty settles with New York AG, will upgrade to ADA standards

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement on Tuesday with a commercial real estate company to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided equal access to its shopping center parking lots. Vornado Realty Corporation...

  • Punitive damages reintroduced in NYC asbestos litigation

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – On Tuesday, New York Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler delivered an order reinstating claims for punitive damages in the New York City Asbestos Litigation. The Weitz & Luxenberg law firm filed the motion requesting an order to lift former deferral...

  • Report: New York inspects its tanning salons more than its abortion clinics

    New York's state Health Department is more concerned with the safety of tanning salons than the safety of abortion clinics, according to a report in the New York Post. And not every abortion provider in the state is regulated. Of the 225 providers that pro-abortion advocates claim are in New...

  • Bruce Braley to rub shoulders with New York trial lawyers

    NEY YORK (Legal Newsline) – Even with the fallout from his “farmer” gaff still haunting him, U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, has committed to another speaking engagement with trial lawyers, this time in New York. On March 25, American Rising PAC posted a video of the Braley, who is...

  • U.S. stocks slip, but hold close to an all-time high

    NEW YORK — The stock market held close to its all-time high on Thursday amid optimism that the economy is set to strengthen. Stocks are on course for their best weekly gain in seven weeks after investors got more encouraging news on the economy. A survey showed that U.S. service firms...

  • Court order filed against N.Y. used car dealer

    Schneiderman ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that he obtained a court order against a Rochester-area used car dealership that allegedly misled customers and failed to pay off liens on used vehicles. Schneiderman filed a...

  • N.Y. AG sues FedEx for $70M over shipment of cigarettes

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $70 million lawsuit on Monday against Federal Express Corporation for allegedly shipping close to 80 million contraband cigarettes illegally to consumers throughout the state. The lawsuit joins and...

  • Four-month asbestos trial ends with $12.5M verdict for three New York construction workers

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York Supreme Court jury has awarded a $12.5 million verdict for three construction workers’ families in a four-month long asbestos trial. The four-month legal battle began in Justice Barbara Jaffe’s courtroom in November and came to an end on March 18...

  • Six Domino's franchisees settle wage allegations with New York AG

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced settlements on Thursday with six Domino’s Pizza franchisees who own 23 stores combined to resolve allegations of labor law violations. The franchisees, who own stores in New York City...

  • Schneiderman settles with Hollywood Tans over health claims

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced agreements on Thursday with a national tanning salon chain and its Manhattan-based franchise to resolve allegations they made health-related representations to promote tanning services. HT...

  • Advocates criticizing New York public finance proposal

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Good-government advocates are criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York's legislative leaders for a budget agreement to test public campaign financing with the state comptroller race this year. Six good-government groups released a statement Sunday that called the proposal...



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