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  • 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.

  • Kodak offers its upstate NY business park for sale

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Kodak is putting its 1,200-acre Eastman Business Park in Rochester up for sale. The photography and film pioneer emerged from bankruptcy in September as a smaller company focused on commercial and packaging printing. Its sprawling business park, meanwhile, has been...

  • 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...

  • NY loans for businesses of women, minorities

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is launching a program to expand access to short-term bridge loans to minority and women-owned business enterprises. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Monday that participating lenders are committing at least $20 million to the launch of the "Bridge to Success" program....

  • Poll shows Andrew Cuomo still leading Republican challenger by 35 percent

    LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo still leads his Republican challenger Rob Astorino by a margin of 35 percent. However, the poll also shows that Cuomo’s constituents aren’t exactly thrilled with his job performance either. Siena College on...

  • New York attorney general settles with health insurer over mental health denials

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Thursday with a Schenectady-based health insurer to resolve allegations of widespread violations of mental health parity laws. MVP Health Care, through its behavioral health...

  • 5 Bernie Madoff ex-workers convicted in case's first trial

    NEW YORK — Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted of conspiracy Monday to cap a six-month trial in which they were accused of enriching themselves while telling an elaborate web of lies to hide a fraud that cheated investors of billions of dollars. The...

  • Pre-K funding fight causes break in budget talks

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The Legislature's top Republican hastily left budget negotiations Friday complaining that there has been too much emphasis on New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio when it comes to prekindergarten funding. "So far as I'm concerned, we have a problem right now," Senate...

  • New York auditors say storm equipment unaccounted for

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Nearly half of the $1.2 million in equipment purchased by the state to keep polling stations open after Superstorm Sandy wasn't received, recovered later or disposed of properly, New York auditors reported Friday. In the first of several audits examining the state's storm...

  • Seven New York McDonald's franchises settle labor law allegations

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reached a settlement worth close to $500,000 on Tuesday with seven Manhattan-based McDonald’s restaurant franchises and their owner for allegedly violating labor laws. The McDonald’s...

  • NY settles with insurer over mental health claims

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general says an insurer covering more than 500,000 people has agreed to reform its handling of behavioral health claims, cover residential treatment and charge its lower primary care co-payment for outpatient mental health and addiction treatment. The...

  • NY official says Marketwired to limit trader sales

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Business information company Marketwired will stop selling high-frequency traders direct feeds of the information it distributes for clients, the company said Wednesday. Toronto-based Marketwired said it will continue to provide "full and fair, simultaneous disclosure of...

  • NY coke plant fined $12.5 million for polluting

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An industrial plant's environmental manager has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined $20,000 for his role in illegal releases of the carcinogen benzene into the air and improper handling of hazardous sludge. Mark Kamholz was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in...



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