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State Attorney Generals Should Do "Close Reading" On The Student Success Act

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating dietary supplements being sold to consumers by the largest retail companies in the world. After years of billion dollar profits, people getting sick or wasting their money, New York's attorney is taking on some powerful corporations. Show More Summary

All casino bidders to take part in probe, spurned applicant says

On Monday, Crain's reported that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had opened an investigation into last year's casino selection process, with a focus on possible conflicts of interest and market... To view the full story, click the title link.

Attorney general investigating Cuomo's casino picks

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating last year's casino selection process for potential conflicts of interest, Crain's has learned. Two applicants rejected by the Cuomo... To view the full story, click the title link.

Donald Trump wins lawsuit against state ethics commission

Score one for the Donald in his battle with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Barclays fails to win dismissal of NY 'dark pool' lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge on Friday rejected Barclays Plc's effort to dismiss state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's lawsuit accusing it of defrauding clients about its private securities trading platform, known as a dark pool. Show More Summary

Settlement reached in WTC name rights case

A settlement has been reached in a case involving the 1986 transfer of rights of the name World Trade Center to a nonprofit. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Friday that an... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYPD cops to carry antidote to heroin

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman approved a $1.3 million grant to equip 15,000 cops with Naloxone.

“Smartphone Killswitches Work” Officials Insist

Officials in three major cities say phone thefts have dropped dramatically since the introduction of “kill switches” to remotely disable a lost or stolen handset. The figures comes from New York Attorney General Eric T Schneiderman (pictured), San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and London Mayor Boris Johnson. Show More Summary

The Fur, Feathers, and Scales of Justice: Scoring the Highs and Lows of Attorneys General on Animal Protection

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an Animal Protection Initiative to fight animal cruelty. Photo: John Minchillo/AP Images for The HSUS Last week, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring burnished his pro-animal record when he established an Animal Law unit in an attorney general’s office. Show More Summary

When You Can't Trust Your Herbals, What's Left on the Left?

As was widely reported yesterday, including by Mary Esch on the Huffington Post, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has directed several major chains (including Walmart, Walgreens, Target and GNC) to remove mislabeled herbal...Show More Summary

Why one pol's wrist-slap is another's felony

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman arrested Queens Councilman Ruben Wills on felony charges Tuesday—but a Schneiderman spokesman is refusing to say exactly what Mr. Wills did to warrant counts... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York State Attorney General Reaches Deal to Reduce Price of Heroin Antidote

3 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman had previously criticized Amphastar Pharmaceuticals for doubling the price of naloxone, which is used by many government agencies to reverse overdoses.

Councilman arrested after colleagues escaped punishment

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the arrest Tuesday of Queens Councilman Ruben Wills for the "filing of false documents" to the New York City... To view the full story, click the title link.

Councilman's 'felony' was OK for other pols

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the arrest Tuesday of Queens Councilman Ruben Wills for the "filing of false documents" to the New York City... To view the full story, click the title link.

The Sharing Economy Goes Next-Level

A new crop of businesses are here to handle everything from key handoff to guest laundry. Call them the "Airbnb sub-economy." In mid-October, right around the time New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released a damning...Show More Summary

New York Attorney General: Many Herbal Supplements Don't Contain Listed Plants

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that an investigation by his office has revealed that 79% of tested herbal supplements sold in several major chains do not contain the plants listed on the labels. Via the Associated Press: GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreen Co. Show More Summary

Citibank Reaches Pact With NY AG On ChexSystems Data: WSJ

(Reuters) - Citibank, a unit of Citigroup Inc, has reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to change its screening processes for checking and savings accounts to be more forgiving of customers' histories, the Wall Street Journal reported. Show More Summary

Uber Promises Not To Gouge You That Much During The Blizzard

Just so we're all clear on this: Your Uber driver is not allowed to pull any "surge pricing" funny business over the next couple blizzard days. Per Uber's agreement with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, prices are not allowed to exceed 2.8 times the usual fare. Here's a statement from Uber: [ more › ]

N.Y. AG Seeks To Have the ‘Strongest, Most Comprehensive’ Data Security Law in Nation

Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that he would propose a new data security law in his state that would require companies to take increased safeguards for the protection of personal information.

Opening Bell: 1.23.15

High-Frequency Probe’s First Target Is Barclays (Bloomberg) New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s 10-month investigation into high-speed trading has so far led to one big target: Barclays Plc. Almost a year after New York’s top...Show More Summary

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