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DOJ settles with Hayner Hoyt Corp. for $5 million

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The Justice Department announced that Syracuse-based Hayner Hoyt Corp. agreed to pay $5 million to resolve allegations its leadership engaged in conduct that exploited contracting opportunities designed for service-disabled veterans.

California attorney general asks VA secretary about veteran victimization

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs along with seven other states, asking the VA secretary to help restore educational benefits to veterans allegedly victimized by for-profit schools like Corinthian Colleges Inc. (Corinthian).

Washington attorney general backs restored education benefits for veterans

OLYMPIA, Washington (Legal Newsline) — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has urged U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to restore the education benefits of veterans preyed upon by institutions like Corinthian Colleges Inc.

Drones, cybercrime among topics at annual AG meeting

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - When the National Association of Attorneys General meets next week for its annual winter meeting, much of the discussion will focus on several new challenges they face as the chief legal officers of their states.

ER at Quincy Medical Center will stay open until deemed unnecessary

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Steward Health Care must keep the emergency room at Quincy Medical Center open for up to two years as part of a settlement reached with Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley on Wednesday. 

Steward Health Care agrees to continue services in Quincy, MA

Steward Health Care must keep the emergency room at Quincy Medical Center open for up to two years as part of a settlement reached with Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley on Wednesday.

Md. AG settles allegations over unbuilt retirement community for veterans

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AGs reach settlement over GIBill.com

Wasden WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) - A multistate settlement was announced on Wednesday between 20 state attorneys general and a California company that allegedly tried to get military veterans to attend for-profit colleges.

Suthers reaches agreement with brokerage firm

John Suthers (R) DENVER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) - In an effort to continue combating deceptive mortgage advertising, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Friday that his office, in conjunction with the Florida AG's office, has reached an agreement to prevent an Englewood-based brokerage firm from engaging in deceptive trade practices.