Washington State attorney general asks UTC to reject the current CenturyLink settlement proposal after 911 outage
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he is asking the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) to reject CenturyLink’s settlement proposal and fine it the maximum $11.5 million over the six-hour 911 outage that left the state without critical 911 services.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – In a case also involving 13 other states and the District of Columbia, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a friend-of-the-court briefing that asks the Supreme Court of the United States to invalidate two Texas law provisions that restrict access to abortion services in that state.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced agreements with Direct Laboratories LLC (DirectLabs) and Laboratory Corp. of American (LabCorp) that will stop these businesses from giving clinical laboratory testing to New Yorkers without a licensed medical provider’s involvement.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – Delaware Attorney General Matt Den, backed by community leaders, has revised his proposal for using funds from the financial crisis settlement on crime prevention, housing, substance abuse treatment, after-school and summer school programs, prisoner re-entry, and education.