New York State Attorney General

Hudson Valley News
11:25 am
Wed December 10, 2014

NYS Lawmaker Wants To Give AG Sole Power to Prosecute Police Crimes

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A New York state assemblyman says he is preparing legislation to give the state attorney general sole power to prosecute police crimes. This comes in the wake of the death of Eric Garner and a request by the attorney general for an executive order to investigate such cases.

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Hudson Valley News
8:43 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Alleged Fraud Scheme Uncovered In Dutchess County

The New York state attorney general says a doctor and nurse have been arrested in an alleged fraud scheme in Dutchess County.

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Hudson Valley News
4:15 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

NYS AG Announces Language Access Agreement With Newburgh Police

The New York State attorney general has announced an agreement with the City of Newburgh Police Department to provide greater access for residents who do not speak English.

The agreement ensures language access for one of the state’s so-called Limited English Proficient, or LEP, communities. Kristen Clarke is the Civil Rights Bureau Chief at the state attorney general’s office. She says her office received information and complaints, and heard from advocates about the problems in communicating with law enforcement in various parts of the state.

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Hudson Valley News
2:35 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

NYS AG Candidate Discusses Crime In Newburgh

NYS Attorney General Candidate John Cahill (left) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus
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The Republican candidate for New York state attorney general stopped in Orange County Thursday. He was in Newburgh to talk with local elected officials about what is needed to cut down on the city’s crime.

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Hudson Valley News
9:52 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

NYS Attorney General Announces Post-Sandy Price Gouging Cases

The New York State attorney general is suing four gas stations in and around New York City, alleging price gouging in the days following Hurricane Sandy. He also announced settlements with a few dozen others, including stations in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
11:06 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

NYS Attorney General Marks Earth Day With River Grants

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The New York State attorney general is marking Earth Day by announcing nearly $4 million in grants to help improve water quality in the Bronx River. Ten entities in the Bronx and Westchester are on the receiving end.

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Hudson Valley News
6:25 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Authorities Make Arrests in Painkiller Trafficking Ring

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The New York State attorney general says his office has broken up a major Oxycodone trafficking ring in New York City and the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:13 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Sullivan BOE Agrees To Provide Voting Materials in Spanish

New York State’s Attorney General and the Sullivan County Board of Elections have reached an agreement to help ensure that language is not a barrier when it comes time to vote on Election Day.

Ann Prusinski is the Democratic Commissioner of the Sullivan County Board of Elections.

Compliance is with the Voting Rights Act, and those areas in Sullivan that meet the threshold are:

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