Consumer Affairs Commissioner

Francisco Fuertes and Patrick Simeone were married in North Hempstead, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Filed To Overturn New York’s Gay Marriage Law

The lawsuit, filed Monday, claims the state Senate violated its own procedures and the state’s open meetings law when the bill was approved last month.

07/25/2011

Mayor Bloomberg officiates at same-sex wedding of John Feinblatt and Jonathan Mintz (credit: WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Officiates At Same-Sex Wedding Of 2 Staff Members Sunday

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Criminal Justice Coordinator John Feinblatt tied the knot after being together for 14 years. Their daughters Maeve, 8, and Georgia, 6, were witnesses and ring bearers.

07/24/2011

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Inspection Reveals Major Price Violations At NYC Supermakets

The city’s consumer affairs department says hundreds of supermarkets were found to have violated tax and pricing rules following a recent inspection.

08/18/2010