New York

NY AG Asks for Ethics Opinion on Same Day Watchdog Made Inquiry

But asking for ethics advice came months after AG had already taken action

New York regulators asked an ethics panel to investigate potential conflicts of interest claims after the attorney general's office hired an attorney paid for by former mayor-turned-environmentalist billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

Justice Democrats Announce Support for Third Engel Challenger

Veteran Democratic congressman blasted for pro-war, pro-Israel stances

Justice Democrats, the same progressive group that backed Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) in 2018, announced its support for a third challenger to Eliot Engel (D., N.Y.) in 2020.

NY AG Can’t Call ‘Goldman Sachs’ in Exxon Trial

October trial between energy producer and state of NY carries major ramifications

If Exxon were found liable for not accurately defining to investors the company’s risks of future regulation because of climate change, other suits would likely follow in other jurisdictions.