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AG settles with waste haulers

A settlement has been reached with Casella Waste Systems Inc., resolving concerns that its contracting practices were restrictive. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, who announced the settlement Monday, was also concerned about Cassella’s market dominance, pattern of acquisitions of smaller ...

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State troopers union endorses John Cahill

ALBANY (AP) — The union representing New York state troopers on Monday endorsed Republican John Cahill for attorney general, partly because of his opposition to unsealing documents about troopers’ actions during the 1971 Attica prison riot. Incumbent Democrat Eric Schneiderman ...

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AG warns against price gouging in Penn Yan

In response to the Yates County state of emergency declared last week by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued an open letter to vendors warning against price gouging, the inflation of the price of necessary ...

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Cahill GOP nominee for attorney general

RYE HOOK (AP) — John Cahill has won the New York Republican Party’s nomination for attorney general. Cahill was a top adviser to former Republican Gov. George Pataki, serving stints as chief of staff, general counsel and commissioner of the ...

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AG has new conviction chief

Gail Heatherly is the new chief of the Conviction Review Bureau of the Office of the Attorney General. Created in 2012, the bureau is responsible for partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state to help prevent innocent people from ...

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AG reaches title loans agreement

Agreements have been reached with 10 businesses that will greatly limit the marketing of a type of payday loan, called title loans, to unsuspecting New Yorkers. “I applaud these companies for agreeing to stop obeying orders from predatory title-loan companies ...

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