Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-California has agreed to spend $1.1 billion over the next 30 years to repair and improve sidewalks, crosswalks and park-and-ride facilities so they are handicap accessible.
John Suthers (R) DENVER, Colo. (Legal Newsline)- The thousands of dollars the state of Colorado pays each year to belong to the National Association of Attorneys General could come to an end, at least for a while.
Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Forty-nine parties have agreed to a settlement with Attorney General Martha Coakley and several government agencies to clean up the Tewksbury, Mass., Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site.
Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-In a 5-2 ruling, the Nevada Supreme Court has said that eight pharmacies in the Las Vegas-area cannot be sued for negligence after a man was killed by a motorist who was under the influence of prescription drugs.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) -California officials could be forced to return more than $480 million taken as loans from the Beverage Container Recycling Fund if the California Chamber of Commerce wins a lawsuit it filed last week.
Richard Cordray (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-A group of 15 Democratic state attorneys general are asking the Federal Reserve to prohibit home loan officers and mortgage brokers from receiving incentives for steering borrowers into expensive loans.
MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline)- Xerox Corp. must pay state property taxes on some office equipment leased to customers in Wisconsin, the state Supreme Court said in letting a lower court decision stand.
Lawrence Wasden (R) BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Homeowners in Idaho who had sought mortgage modifications from a New Jersey-based company will see refunds, following a settlement agreement announced by Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
Greg Zoeller CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) - The city of Connersville will receive a $500,000 transfer from the state of Indiana left over from the cleanup of a landfill to aid in rehabilitating the former Ford-Visteon industrial site.
Lisa Madigan (D) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is among 15 state attorneys general asking the Federal Reserve to eliminate certain financial incentives for loan officers and mortgage brokers.
U.S. Supreme Court building WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a case that will decide whether employees' text message sent by devices owned by their employer are private.