City of New York News

Coakley settles with health insurer

By Bryan Cohen | Apr 25, 2011

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Monday that a health insurance company will pay restitution and payments to the commonwealth as part of a consent judgment for selling unauthorized health insurance.

Public nuisance makes a comeback in global warming suits

By John O'Brien | Oct 29, 2009

Gifford WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - University of Maryland law professor Donald Gifford said Wednesday that it is time to start paying attention to public nuisance global warming lawsuits again.

U.S. SC will hear online tobacco sales case

By John O'Brien | May 5, 2009

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if tobacco distributors can be sued by the City of New York for not paying the City's taxes when they ship mail orders.

Oil refineries going unchecked by EPA, group of AGs claims

By John O'Brien | Aug 25, 2008

Cuomo WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) - Twelve states led by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo are suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency for failing to control emissions from oil refineries.

Five states threaten to sue EPA over lack of greenhouse regulations

By Chris Rizo | Aug 1, 2008

Hardy Myers (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers has joined with four other states to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt regulations aimed at reducing pollution from planes, ships and off-road vehicles.

AGs file lawsuit over federal smog rules

By Chris Rizo | May 27, 2008

Richard Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline)- A coalition of state attorneys general filed suit Tuesday against the U.S. government, trying to overturn federal smog rules, which the AGs see as too lax.

AG Brown sues EPA over greenhouse gas emissions

By Legal News Line | Apr 2, 2008

Brown California Attorney General Jerry Brown fired his latest shot against the federal government in his continuing effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the Golden State.

U.S. Chamber speaks to NAAG

By John O'Brien | Mar 6, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Counterfeiting and piracy are becoming larger problems and costing people their jobs, members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the National Association of Attorneys General Tuesday.

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