New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, said the decision violates requirements for a review of health, safety and environmental hazards.
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.
Authorities say an investigator with the state Attorney General’s was unharmed after being carjacked at gunpoint outside a store in Newark Wednesday night.
Deputy Assembly Speaker John McKeon wants Attorney General Paula Dow to open a criminal inquiry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hevesi pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to charges that he accepted free travel and campaign contributions from a financier seeking state pension fund investments.
Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.
The lawsuit by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat currently running for governor, was filed in New York State Supreme Court.
Former New Jersey Attorney General W. Cary Edwards died Wednesday at his Oakland home after a long battle with cancer.
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.