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The final section of the spire sits on top of One World Trade Center on May 10, 2013.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NY AG To Investigate Deal That Let Non-Profit Buy WTC Naming Rights For $10

The non-profit World Trade Center Association got the naming rights without the approval of the Port Authority’s board or executive director, according to the governor’s office.

09/18/2013

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Sets Up Hotline For Voter Language, Access Issues

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said his office will enforce federal and state voting rights laws to help ensure those who speak languages besides English or have disabilities are able to vote.

09/09/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file/credit: Schneiderman For AG)/ Prescription drug bottles (file/credit: CBS 2)

New York State Law Aimed At Ending Prescription Drug Abuse Takes Effect

As of Tuesday, doctors must check a patient’s narcotic prescription history before issuing or refilling a prescription.

08/27/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

Schneiderman: Trump’s Claims Are ‘Ludicrous’

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman fired back at Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying the real estate mogul is trying to distract from a $40 million lawsuit.

08/27/2013

Donald Trump, Eric Schneiderman BIG DL

War Of Words Between Trump, NY AG Schneiderman Heats Up Following Lawsuit

“People loved the school. The school was terrific,” Trump said. “If you go to Harvard, they don’t have a 98 percent approval rating, We had a 98 percent approval rating.”

08/26/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file/credit: Schneiderman For AG)/Donald Trump (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Trump Calls State AG ‘Lightweight,’ Says Lawsuit Is Extortion Attempt

In response to a $40 million lawsuit filed this weekend, Donald Trump called New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman a “lightweight” and accused Schneiderman of trying to “extort” him.

08/25/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

AG: Queens Woman Who Posed As Sandy Victim To Collect Benefits A ‘Serial Schemer’

Prosecutors say Caterina Curatolo stayed in a hotel on the city’s dime for 269 nights at a cost of $83,500, right up until Monday when she was arrested.

08/13/2013

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, William Rapfogel (file/credit: Facebook/Met Council)

Longtime Met Council CEO Under Investigation, Fired For ‘Financial Irregularities’

A spokesman for state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has confirmed that he is investigating William Rapfogel, who had been the CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty for more than 20 years.

08/12/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MLB Announces Zero-Tolerance Policy For Harassment Based On Sexual Orientation

Two years ago, baseball added sexual discrimination language into its collective bargaining agreement with players. Now, the organization is taking additional steps to make the policy clear.

07/16/2013

Looks Great Service sign. The tree removal company has a big contract with Nassau, which officials are investigating for possible payola. (credit: CBS 2)

State Officials Looking Into Possible Payola Between Nassau Exec, Tree Company

Looks Great Service has a whopping $70 million contract with Nassau for debris removal, CBS 2 has learned. It has been revealed that Looks Great has contributed $17,000 to the Republican’s re-election campaign.

07/12/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Creates Panel To Investigate NY Legislature

The committee, established under New York’s anti-corruption Moreland Act, will have subpoena power and go after the influence of campaign contributions.

07/02/2013

iPhone 5 (credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Schneiderman, San Francisco DA Announce Plan To Fight Smartphone Thefts

The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York have announced the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition to battle a surge in smartphone thefts.

06/13/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

AG: Bogus L.I.-Based Breast Cancer Charity Ordered To Pay Restitution

A judge on Long Island found earlier this year that the Campaign Center and its owner, Garrett Morgan, knew they were defrauding people by collecting for the Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

06/12/2013

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Schneiderman To Host ‘Smartphone Summit’ To Combat Rise In Thefts

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Wednesday announced the June 13 meeting with some of the nation’s largest smartphone makers. The meeting will be held in Schneiderman’s New York City office.

06/05/2013

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