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  • 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...

  • NYC mayor Bill De Blasio's next big push: affordable housing

    that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda: massively expanding affordable housing, increasing wages for the working class and overhauling the city's recovery from...

  • Chuck Schumer asks feds to review World Trade Center security

    NEW YORK — Sen. Chuck Schumer stood by the World Trade Center on Sunday, demanding that federal officials review security after daredevils twice sneaked to the top of the site's signature, 104-story skyscraper. Schumer's request comes after a teenager was charged with climbing to the top of...

  • New York leaders, Gov. Andrew Cuomo reach deal on budget

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached agreement on a $140 billion budget that would provide some tax relief for businesses, homeowners and renters and add $340 million for pre-kindergarten mainly in New York City.

  • New York state health exchange reports 782,000 enrolled

    With the 2014 enrollment deadline scheduled to fall at midnight Monday, the state Health Exchange says 1.13 million New Yorkers have completed applications for insurance though fewer than 800,000 have now enrolled for specific coverage.

  • New York governor says deal protects Tesla sales

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says an agreement has been reached to let Tesla Motors keep its five retail locations in the state as part of a compromise to strengthen auto dealer franchise protections while allowing Tesla's direct sales. The governor's office says the deal...

  • Eric Schneiderman settles with arborist who allegedly removed tops of state park trees

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced a court-ordered settlement with a Yonkers-based arborist who allegedly entered a state park and removed the tops of trees. Schneiderman Robert Potanovic, the owner of Potanovic & Sons...

  • New York attorney general recovers $1 million from former missionary group CFO

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday his office has recovered about $1 million that was allegedly embezzled from a Catholic missionary group by its former chief financial officer. Schneiderman The late Raymond Schroeck allegedly devised a...

  • NY settles probe of tanning salons' health claims

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general has reached a settlement with a chain of tanning salons to stop making claims about the health benefits of tanning. The agreement is with HT Franchising Management LLC, doing business as Hollywood Tans, and with Hollywood Tans NYC, its...

  • NY slaps $25M fine against Ex-BofA CEO Lewis

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America and its former CEO Ken Lewis have reached a $25 million deal to settle allegations that Lewis and his executive team misled investors about the impact of BofA's 2008 merger with Merrill Lynch. The settlement, announced by New York Attorney General Eric...

  • New York AG reaches settlements with auto dealers

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday announced settlements with six auto dealers in the state’s Capital District that allegedly used deceptive and misleading advertisements. Schneiderman Zappone Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Lia Nissan,...

  • New York lawmakers say budget talks progressing

    New York legislative leaders who met for hours behind closed doors Tuesday trying to finalize the state budget due next week came away saying they were making progress.

  • Former New York tax dept. worker sentenced for IRS scam

    Federal prosecutors say a 53-year-old former New York state tax department employee has been sentenced for bilking the Internal Revenue Service out of tens of thousands of dollars.

  • NY, other states in Four Loko settlement

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is among 20 states that have reached agreement with the makers of the fruit flavored malt beverages Four Loko meant to ensure marketing through social media isn't aimed at underage drinkers. Under the agreement, Chicago-based Phusion Projects admits no wrongdoing...



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