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CNNMoney: States look to hike tax on millionairesupdated: Mon Jan 16 2012 05:06:00

As the "tax the rich" debate rages in Washington D.C., some states are turning to their wealthiest residents to bring in much-needed revenue.

People.com: Food Network Star Sandra Lee's Boyfriend-Tested Browniesupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 09:27:00

Lee shares her sweet surprise for her boyfriend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Lawsuit filed over New York same-sex marriage lawupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 19:46:00

Conservative groups on Monday filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court challenging the legality of the state's same-sex marriage law.

New Yorkers cheer historic vote in gay pride paradeupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 08:34:00

Forty-two years after a police raid sparked rioting and perhaps the birth of the American gay rights movement, New Yorkers rejoiced at their city's annual pride parade Sunday in celebration of same-sex couples' newly-acquired right to wed.

NYC gay pride parade cheers voteupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 08:34:00

Participants at New York City's annual pride parade celebrate the passage of same-sex marriage rights in the state.

For gays, cheers and doubts about marriageupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 06:20:00

There were boisterous celebrations in the streets of Greenwich Village in Manhattan on Friday night, after the New York state Senate voted to legalize same-sex marriage, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo rushed to sign the new measure into law just a few minutes later.

Cuomo: NY a beacon for social justiceupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 16:50:00

New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks after passage of a same-sex marriage bill in the NY Senate.

NY Senate passes same-sex marriage billupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 23:56:00

The Marriage Equality Act was approved in the New York State Senate Friday night by a vote of 33-29.

New York moves to become 6th state to legalize gay marriageupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 23:56:00

New York's Republican-controlled legislature cleared the way Friday to legalize same-sex marriage with a 33-to-29 vote, sending the bill to the governor's desk for his approval.

Same-sex marriage bill enters last scheduled day of NY sessionupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 14:14:00

With the clock ticking on New York's legislative session, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping lawmakers will use their last scheduled day to take up his proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.

After 61 years, we want to marryupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 14:14:00

Richard is 84. John is 91. If New York passes gay marriage, they'll tie the knot. Alison Kosik reports

New York pulls out of federal immigration programupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 21:41:00

New York is pulling out of a controversial federal program aimed at catching and deporting illegal immigrants with criminal histories, the state's governor said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: What you won't see in New York's budgetupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 15:46:00

Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York's top legislators worked through the weekend to hammer out what they hope will be the state's first on-time budget in five years.

N.Y. governor, legislature agree on state budgetupdated: Sun Mar 27 2011 22:37:00

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York state legislature have reached an agreement on a $132.5 billion budget that would reduce spending by more than 2% and eliminate a $10 billion deficit without raising taxes.

Bronx bus crash driver loses driving privilegesupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 13:51:00

The driver's license of the man authorities say was behind the wheel of a bus that crashed last weekend in the Bronx, killing 15 people, has been suspended, according to state officials.

CNNMoney: Cuomo's budget hits New York schoolsupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 09:24:00

Toddlers in Yonkers, N.Y., may no longer be able to attend pre-K. Schools in Syracuse would only be cleaned every other day. And Oxford schools could lose 10% of their teachers.

CNNMoney: Governor Cuomo wants to slash funds for schools, Medicaidupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 11:17:00

Funding to New York's schools and Medicaid program would get slashed under a $132.9 billion budget unveiled by newly installed Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday.

CNNMoney: N.Y. governor unveils emergency debt planupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 17:58:00

The newly inaugurated governor of New York proposed a wave of belt-tightening measures Wednesday as part of what he called a fundamental realignment of the state.

CNNMoney: States in fiscal mess: N.Y. governor cuts his payupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:29:00

New York's new governor, one of several greeted by billions of dollars in budget gaps, acted to cut his salary Monday amid reports he will freeze the pay of most other state workers.

NY state senator charged with embezzling from nonprofitupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 14:23:00

Outgoing New York state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. and his son, Pedro, were charged Tuesday with embezzling $500,000 from a federally funded health care nonprofit, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

Fortune: Political gridlock railroads high-speed trainsupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 11:45:00

Whether or not a multi-billion-dollar high-speed rail project is good for the nation, the current political schizophrenia over its funding is causing rail companies lot of pain.

CNNMoney: New governors: Budget cuts not tax hikesupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 09:24:00

Balancing state budgets these days is tough enough. But more than a dozen governors have promised to do it without raising taxes.

What New York races might tell usupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 17:48:00

With roughly 500 races in 50 states, there's no shortage of indicators to keep an eye on this Election Day. But there's an unlikely state that could help measure the extent of Republican gains Tuesday -- New York.

Obama: Get out and voteupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 17:48:00

President Obama talks with WGCI in Chicago, encouraging the public to get out and vote.

CNNMoney: N.Y. colleges to protect students on credit cardsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 15:36:00

The 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, one of the largest state systems in the nation, adopted a set of reforms on Tuesday aimed at protecting students from deceptive credit card practices.

Prudential considers changing payment of death benefitsupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 22:13:00

After accusations that several insurers have underpaid families of those killed in action, one company is considering changing how it allocates death benefit payments, Prudential Financial Vice Chairman Mark Grier told CNN.

NY attorney general warns teen social networking websiteupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 10:20:00

Parents, beware of Tagged.com, says New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

N.Y. sues companies over Haiti quake victim fraudupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 17:03:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced Monday lawsuits to permanently shut down three Brooklyn-based companies that targeted Haitian communities with fraudulent immigration services.

Independent counsel named in investigations of New York governorupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 01:40:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has appointed a former chief judge of the State Appellate Court to oversee two investigations of Gov. David Paterson.

More trouble for Gov. Patersonupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 01:40:00

The resignation of David Paterson's communications director is the latest in a string of problems. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

N.Y. State Police loses second chief in 2 weeksupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 13:50:00

New York state's top police official announced Wednesday he was quitting, the second acting superintendent to step down in as many weeks.

CNNMoney: When 'free checking' isn't freeupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 07:49:00

Free checking will remain free for a just little bit longer for some Citibank customers.

CNNMoney: Cuomo pushes banks for bonus infoupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 14:37:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo pressed eight of the nation's biggest banks for details on their bonus payment plans Monday, putting Wall Street's pay practices under yet another layer of scrutiny.

CNNMoney: Intel charged with antitrust - NY attorney generalupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 13:17:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed an antitrust lawsuit against Intel, alleging the chipmaker threatened computer makers and paid kickbacks to stop them from using competitors' chips, Cuomo's office said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Housing industry to Cuomo: Let's work togetherupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 14:58:00

The housing industry has been universal in its opposition to the Home Valuation Code of Conduct, and on Tuesday leaders met with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to discuss modifying the rules.

CNNMoney: BofA board members subpoenaedupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 16:30:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo issued subpoenas to five Bank of America board members on Wednesday, as part of his investigation into the bank's purchase of Merrill Lynch a year ago, a source close to the investigation told CNN.

Debt collection abuseupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 15:24:00

New York's attorney general sues a debt collection group he says uses harassment and threats. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

New York: Debt collectors illegally threatened arrest, assaultupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 15:24:00

Michelle Minton was crying as she listened to a man tell her she'd be arrested within the hour if she didn't pay a $4,400 debt.

CNNMoney: Cuomo takes shot at Schwabupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 13:51:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit Monday against Charles Schwab Corp., accusing the brokerage firm of selling certain financial products to investors without revealing the risks.

CNNMoney: No profits? Here's a fat bonus!updated: Thu Jul 30 2009 15:03:00

Even as top banks delivered abysmal performances last year, they still managed to pay out billions of dollars employee bonuses, according to a study published Thursday by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

7 charged in alleged prostitution ring on Craigslistupdated: Wed May 20 2009 18:16:00

New York authorities indicted seven people accused of running a prostitution ring on the Web site Craigslist, the state's attorney general announced Wednesday.

CNNMoney: 15 of 20 top AIG bonus recipients return cashupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 20:59:00

Executives at American International Group have started giving back their bonus cash in full, according to New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

CNNMoney: AIG sends bonus list to Cuomoupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 19:25:00

Under pressure, American International Group sent the New York attorney general's office a list of employees who received bonuses, according to a statement released Thursday.

Judge orders release of Merrill bonus recipient namesupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 01:53:00

New York State Supreme Court Justice Bernard Fried ordered Bank of America on Wednesday to disclose information about nearly $3.6 billion in bonuses Merrill Lynch paid employees just before it was acquired by the bank.

CNNMoney: More bonus fallout for AIG, Treasuryupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 23:18:00

The fallout continued Tuesday over $165 million in bonus payments paid to executives by bailed-out insurer American International Group.

Cuomo: BoA may have influenced Merrill bonusesupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 00:53:00

Merrill Lynch may have misled Congress in November about its employee bonuses, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said in a filing on Wednesday.

Ex-Merrill Lynch executives subpoenaed over bonusesupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 00:30:00

Seven former Merrill Lynch executives have been subpoenaed by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo over $3.6 billion in bonuses paid out just before the company was acquired by federally bailed-out Bank of America last year, a source close to the investigation told CNN.

CNNMoney: Cuomo wants Merrill bonus infoupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 12:02:00

Bank of America's chief executive officer spent four hours Thursday testifying in an investigation into the $3.6 billion in bonuses that Merrill Lynch paid out just before it was acquired by the bank last year, but still refused to give out the details of those payments.

Bank of America subpoenaed during CEO's testimonyupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 01:53:00

Bank of America's chief executive officer spent four hours Thursday testifying in an investigation into the $3.6 billion in bonuses that Merrill Lynch paid out just before it was acquired by the bank last year, but still refused to give out the details of those payments.

Bank of America's CEO is subpoenaedupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 01:24:00

Bank of America CEO and Chairman Kenneth Lewis has been issued a subpoena by the New York State Attorney General's Office, which is investigating whether the bank violated state law by withholding information from investors, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN.

CNNMoney: Watchdog blasts Merrill bonusesupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 13:57:00

Merrill Lynch "secretly" doled out huge bonuses before reporting a huge quarterly loss and getting absorbed by Bank of America, according to New York state's attorney general.

CNNMoney: Merrill CEO drops $10M bonus bidupdated: Tue Dec 09 2008 19:34:00

Merrill Lynch's chief executive John Thain has reportedly dropped his request for a $10 million annual bonus after being blasted by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

Fortune: What Cuomo wants from Wall Streetupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 07:32:00

On Oct. 15, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo informed American International Group's board that he would be launching an investigation into the insurance company's "unwarranted and outrageous" expenditures and that he would sue unless his office received "immediate cooperation." Cuomo, 50, was tapping into populist ire over a $440,000 corporate retreat less than a week after the government rescued AIG with an $85 billion loan.

CNNMoney: NY AG launches rumor probeupdated: Thu Sep 18 2008 22:23:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he is looking into whether traders spread false information in an effort to drive down certain stock prices amid the recent turmoil on Wall Street.

Time.com: Cuomo: 8 Student Lenders Adopt Reformsupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 14:30:00

(NEW YORK) -- Eight student loan companies have agreed to adopt broad reforms following an investigation by the state of New York into deceptive marketing practices, the attorney general said Tuesday.

Time.com: Cuomo Confirms Probe into Goldman, Fidelityupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 15:00:00

The New York attorney general's office said Wednesday it is investigating whether Fidelity Investments was given incentives by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to sell auction-rate securities to investors

Time.com: Merrill Facing Lawsuit over Securities Saleupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 14:00:00

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is sending a letter to Merrill Lynch & Co. notifying the investment bank that his office will file suit against it imminently as part of an investigation into the collapse of the auction-rate securities market

Time.com: Cuomo Expands Auction-Rate Securities Probeupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 15:30:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Monday he is expanding his investigation into the collapse of the auction-rate securities market to include JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley and Wachovia Corp

CNNMoney: Banks line up to make investors wholeupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 16:28:00

If your bank contacts you about a bond-like investment you made some time ago, don't ignore it. You could benefit from an unusual settlement that will allow you to get back 100% of your investment's value.

CNNMoney: Banks' settlements: Rare good deal for investorsupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 18:29:00

If your bank contacts you about a bond-like investment you made some time ago, don't ignore it. You could benefit from an unusual settlement that will allow you to get back 100% of your investment's value.

Time.com: Citigroup Faces Charges by Cuomoupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 03:00:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Friday said he is prepared to charge Citigroup Inc. with fraudulent sales of auction-rate securities and with the destruction of key documents

CNNMoney: NY to file fraud charges against Citigroupupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 17:00:00

New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Friday that his office intends to file charges against Citigroup for the alleged fraudulent marketing and sale of troubled auction-rate securities to everyday investors.

Time.com: Net Providers Block Child Pornupdated: Tue Jun 10 2008 12:00:00

Verizon, Sprint and Time Warner Cable have agreed with New York state officials to block access to child pornography

CNNMoney: Bond-rating agencies agree to reformsupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 12:38:00

In a move to protect investors from shady security-selling practices, major credit-rating firms Moody's, S&P, and Fitch reached a cooperation agreement with New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Thursday.

CNNMoney: Lower start seen for stocksupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 08:35:00

U.S. stocks were set to open lower Wednesday and oil prices were down as investors focused on the services sector.

CNNMoney: New York investigates auction securitiesupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 18:39:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating 18 Wall Street investment banks regarding the collapsed auction rate securities market, according to an article from the Wall Street Journal.

Dems' health care differencesupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 15:22:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the differences in the Clinton and Obama health care plans with CNN's John Roberts.

Made in the U.S.A. cachetupdated: Wed Nov 21 2007 11:19:00

'Made in the U.S.A.' still carries cachet with consumers worried about product safety. CNN's Greg Hunter reports.

Fortune: Credit crunch, Act 2updated: Thu Nov 08 2007 08:21:00

What the heck's happening to our financial system?

Facebook to improve predator reporting systemupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 22:41:00

The popular social networking Web site Facebook says it is taking new steps to protect its users from online predators.

Facebook adds safety measuresupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 22:41:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo talks about Facebook's new procedures to protect its users from online predators.

CNNMoney: SEC to review role of credit rating agenciesupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 01:50:00

Federal regulators said Friday they are reviewing the role credit-rating agencies played in the mortgage market debacle for borrowers with weak credit.

CNNMoney: UBS to pay $23.3M customer settlementupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 02:05:00

UBS agreed to pay $21.3 million to approximately 3,000 current and former customers, plus a $2 million penalty as part of a settlement regarding its InsightOne fee-based brokerage program.

CNNMoney: States settle with trio of schools in loan probeupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 13:25:00

New York, Illinois and Missouri announced settlements Monday with three schools for participating in questionable student loan practices, marking the latest development in the widening student loan scandal.

CNNMoney: New York going after oil companiesupdated: Thu Feb 08 2007 12:06:00

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that he intends to file a lawsuit against ExxonMobil and 4 other companies that will require them to clean up Newtown Creek, which has been polluted by a 17 million gallon oil spill among other contaminates, according to Cuomo's office.

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