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NY Joins Suit Over Nuclear Waste Storage

New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, said the decision violates requirements for a review of health, safety and environmental hazards.


Eric Schneiderman (Photo/

NY Attorney General To Target Contractor Fraud

The official said that by policing the billions of dollars spent annually with contractors, Schneiderman hopes to recover millions of dollars from those that are unscrupulous.


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NJ AG’s Office Investigator Carjacked In Newark

Authorities say an investigator with the state Attorney General’s was unharmed after being carjacked at gunpoint outside a store in Newark Wednesday night.


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Probe Sought Into Steroid Use By NJ Cops

Deputy Assembly Speaker John McKeon wants Attorney General Paula Dow to open a criminal inquiry.


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NY’s Cuomo Names Top Staff For New Administration

Steven Cohen, now Cuomo’s counselor and chief of staff, will be secretary to the governor. He’s a former partner at the law firm Cooley Godward Kronish and was a federal prosecutor and judge’s law clerk.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Gets Rare Fight From Wall Street Car Czar

In his four years as New York’s attorney general, Andrew Cuomo had his way with Wall Street, muscling banks and bankers into paying fines, making reforms and eating crow for their errors during the financial crisis.


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Schneiderman Defeats Donovan In NY A.G. Race

Election returns show the Democratic state senator beating the Republican Staten Island District Attorney in the race to be New York’s next attorney general.


Richard Blumenthal campaigns in Middletown, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Stephan Savoia and Linda McMahon is seen after voting in Greenwich, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Blumenthal Takes Out McMahon In Conn. Senate Battle

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.


Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Race For Attorney General Coming Down To The Wire

Polls showed Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan were neck and neck in the polls in the race to become New York’s Attorney General.


Eric Schneiderman, Dan Donovan, Thomas DiNapoli, and Harry Wilson - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office, DiNapoli 2010 for Comptroller, Wilson for New York

Other Statewide Races Tight In New York

There are two nail-biting statewide races in New York state, and New York City Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make a difference in one of them.


Alan Hevesi - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Cuomo Says Hevesi May Get No Jail Time

Hevesi pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to charges that he accepted free travel and campaign contributions from a financier seeking state pension fund investments.


Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

New York Attorney General Candidates Debate

Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.


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AG Cuomo Sues FedEx Unit Over Contractor Issue

The lawsuit by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat currently running for governor, was filed in New York State Supreme Court.


W. Cary Edwards - File / Photo: Waters, McPherson, McNeill, P.C.

Former NJ Attorney General W. Cary Edwards Dies

Former New Jersey Attorney General W. Cary Edwards died Wednesday at his Oakland home after a long battle with cancer.


First Lady Michelle Obama holds a small child after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport - Cleveland, OH - Oct 17, 2010 - Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

First Lady Rallies Democrats In Conn., N.Y.

For the third time in about a month, Connecticut’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal is looking to the White House for campaign support.