28, Jul 2014 - NY officials propose contraceptives bill
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general and a top state lawmaker are proposing a measure to help continue insurance coverage for contraceptives despite recent the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that businesses with religious objections can opt out of paying for birth control in their employee health plans.
28, Jul 2014 - Schneiderman: Abortion buffer zones intact
By MICHAEL VIRTANEN ALBANY â€” New York's attorney general told police July 10 that legal buffer zones around abortion clinics are intact in 22 of the state's counties despite the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside clinics in Massachusetts.
26, Jul 2014 - N.Y. court revives $1 billion suit over Russian oilfield
By Daniel Wiessner ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - New York's top state court on Thursday reinstated Canadian oil company Norex Petroleum Ltd's $1 billion lawsuit claiming that two billionaires used armed soldiers and corrupted Russian court proceedings to gain control of a Siberian oilfield. In a unanimous decision that reversed two lower courts, the Court of Appeals in Albany rejected claims by the ...
26, Jul 2014 - NY attorney general: Abortion buffer zones intact
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general told police Thursday that legal buffer zones around abortion clinics are intact in 22 of the state's counties despite the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside clinics in Massachusetts.
26, Jul 2014 - New York Court Upholds Communitiesâ€™ Right to Protect Residents from Fracking
ALBANY (June 30, 2014) â€” The New York Court of Appeals today upheldÂ communitiesâ€™ right to use traditional local zoning laws to keepÂ fracking out of their borders if they so choose. The ruling came in two cases decided jointlyâ€”one brought by an oil company and the other a dairy farm that wanted to lease its landâ€”challenging the towns of Dryden and Middlefieldâ€™s decisions to ban the industrial ...
26, Jul 2014 - Court won't reinstate New York City's big-soda ban
Albany, N.Y. â€” Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York's highest court refused to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city's health department overstepped its bounds when approved the 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages.
04, Apr 2014 - Albany, NY NY attorney general says e-book buyers getting settlement credits from publishers this week
ALBANY, N.Y. - Buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers who reached settlements after states alleged they colluded to raise prices, New York's attorney general said Tuesday. Buyers who bought certain e-books from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo or Apple will automatically get partial refund credits in their e-book accounts. Notification emails to eligible ...
01, Apr 2014 - Judge approves deal between NY and Oneidas
ALBANY â€” A federal judge has approved a deal between the Oneida Indian Nation and New York that guarantees the tribe exclusive territory for their central New York casino and guarantees payments to the state of around $50 million annually.