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CT and NY attorneys general welcome court’s blocking of Trump ‘public...

"The history of our nation is inextricably tied to our immigrant communities," said New York Attorney General Letitia James.

New York sues Commerce Dept. over fluke fishing quota

Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims the state's fishing industry has been "held back by outdated federal restrictions for decades."

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement; CT, NY...

The families of late Purdue Pharma owners Mortimer and Raymond Sackler said they have “deep compassion for the victims of the opioid crisis” and believe the settlement “is an historic step toward providing critical resources that address a tragic public health situation.”

CT, NY among states rejecting proposed settlement with Purdue Pharma

Legal officials in 27 other states, as well as attorneys for over 2,000 cities and counties, have tentatively agreed to a plan with the Stamford-based maker of OxyContin.

N.Y. strengthens laws used to prosecute certain corporate misconduct

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed into law legislation that restores the statute of limitations for bringing prosecutions which rely on those aspects of the law to six years.

Print journalism: Because it still matters

Our new tagline – ‘Print journalism: Because it still matters’ – seems particularly prescient in light of the recent decision by Verizon to end its arrangement with the Rye Brook-based Regional News Network (RNN) to produce local news channels for Fios cable TV.

Cuomo signs bill making it illegal to threaten employees over immigration...

Every year, 6.5 million undocumented workers are cheated with respect to wages they have earned and 85 percent of immigrant workers do not receive all the overtime pay to which they’re entitled.

CT and NY AGs announce settlement figures from Equifax data breach

The data breach occurred on Sept. 7, 2017, and impacted more than 147 million consumers, or 56 percent of American adults.

Cuomo to Trump: See you in court

“My message to Mr. Trump and the IRS is simple: we look forward to seeing you in court,” New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday concerning a new lawsuit filed by New York, Connecticut and New Jersey against the Internal Revenue Service.

Mount Vernon mayor pleads guilty to taking campaign funds; will resign...

Mayor Richard Thomas pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted grand larceny and second-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Both are misdemeanors.

NY and CT attorneys general seek to block T-Mobile and Sprint...

The attorneys genera insist that a merger would result in increased prices on cellphone services while diminishing the competition in that sector.

Conn., Illinois attorneys general probe data breach at Westchester-based AMCA

The attorneys general of four other states, including New York, are pursuing their own probes.

AG Letitia James blasts federal plan to kill overtime for 600,000...

James told the Business Journal that more than 600,000 workers in New York state would lose overtime protection under the administration’s plan.

Settlement of opioid lawsuits may be on the horizon, NY attorney...

“We are beginning to engage in discussions with the individuals who are responsible for this crisis,” James said in an interview with the Business Journal.

NY and CT in coalition suing HHS over religious beliefs exemption...

"Once again, the Trump administration is putting politics over the health and safety of Americans," said New York Attorney General Letitia James.