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Telecommunications company reaches settlement for allegedly failing to pay subcontractors

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

BOSTON — A Nebraska telecommunications infrastructure company has reached a settlement with the state of Massachusetts to resolve allegations the company failed to pay subcontractors under a contracted project for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).


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Coalition opposes Labor Department's proposed change of patient-lift operation rules

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

CHICAGO — An 11-state attorneys general coalition is opposing the U.S. Department of Labor's recent proposed change that would allow 16- and 17-year-old workers to operate power-drive patient lifts without training or supervision.


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Alabama attorney general lauds EPA's new 'Waters of the United States' rule

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

MONTGOMERY — A recently enacted Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water rule by the Trump administration is receiving praise from Alabama's Attorney General Steve Marshall who says the rule will "define" the Clean Water Act.


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Airport ground handling company to pay $12.3 million for alleged kickbacks for JFK contracts

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

NEW YORK — An airport ground handling company has reached a $12.3 million settlement with the state of New York to resolve charges the company made "kickback payments" in order to leverage contracts for JFK International Airport and other airports across the U.S.


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Colorado food truck fabricators allegedly delivered inoperable trucks

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

DENVER — Two Colorado food truck fabricators have received an injunction from the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado after allegations by the state's Attorney General's Office that the company made false promises regarding delivering finished food trucks to purchasers, causing financial harm.


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New York alleges Target, Walmart sold toys with toxic lead levels

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against the Target and Walmart, as well as LaRose Industries, alleging the sale of lead-contaminated toys with nearly 10 times more than legal level of lead allowed by federal standards.

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