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Connecticut AG George Jepsen will not seek re-election

Jepsen referred to his job as “the greatest honor of my professional life,” but added that he felt it was time to “pursue different challenges.”

RBS Securities to pay state $120M in mortgage bond investigation

RBS's actions "contributed significantly to the 2008 financial crisis," per state Attorney General George Jepsen.

Career schools operator fails state exam, to pay millions

A for-profit education company will pay $10.25 million after earning failing grades from the New York attorney general's office.

Post-Sandy gas price gouger fined $50K

A Hudson Valley gas dealer and supplier will pay the largest penalty to date for price-gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

Former Bridgewater executive floated as next FBI director

James B. Comey will likely be nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Robert S. Mueller III as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to reports.

UBS pays state agencies $541,000

As a part of a 2011 multistate settlement, UBS AG will pay Connecticut entities $541,000 in restitution payments for alleged anti-competitive and fraudulent conduct.

Bridge contract gets official clearance

A design-build consortium’s $3.1 billion contract to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge was approved by the state attorney general and comptroller.

UI proposes energy rate increase

The United Illuminating Company filed a request Jan. 11 to raise its energy distribution rates beginning January 2014.

NY attorney general investigates Sandy-related donations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched a Charities Bureau to look into the Sandy relief efforts of some nonprofit charity organizations.

Municipalities assess damage, warn against price gouging

The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy was extensive and is going to be very costly for Westchester and its municipalities.

Mortgage funds received faster than expected

More Connecticut borrowers are seeing mortgage relief faster than expected since the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement was reached in April.

Hospitals settle Medicaid fraud charges

Two Sound Shore Health System hospitals in Westchester will pay New York state approximately $2.3 million to settle claims of fraud in Medicaid prescription drug billings brought by the state Attorney General’s Office.

State stands firm on Indian Point

New York’s attorney general reaffirmed the state administration’s opposition to keeping open the Indian Point nuclear power plant.