Leticia James

T-Mobile / Sprint

New York state will not try to block the proposed merger involving T-Mobile and Sprint.


Less than a week after new criminal justice reform laws took effect in New York State, some state officials are already asking for revisions to a law eliminating cash bail for people charged with misdemeanors and non-violent felonies. Among them is New York State Attorney General Letitia James.

NYS expands lawsuit over Lake Ontario flooding

Nov 17, 2019
Veronica Volk / WXXI News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York State Attorney General Letitia James have announced an expanded lawsuit against the International Joint Commission, for “failing to implement its flood protocol for the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.” That is the dam that can be used to help regulate the level of water in Lake Ontario.

The state’s new early voting system doesn’t begin until Saturday, but some lawmakers and voting rights advocates already want changes to the law.


Facebook's latest foes: nearly every U.S. state. New York Attorney General Letitia James said Tuesday that a state-level antitrust investigation into the social network now has the backing of a bipartisan group of 47 attorneys general.

New York State Attorney General's Office

Attorneys for New York have signaled they are not challenging court rulings that invalidated a ban on outside income for state lawmakers and linked pay raises.

Lawsuit over SALT tax cap dismissed

Sep 30, 2019
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A legal challenge to a provision of the 2017 federal tax reform law that capped state and local tax deductions at $10,000 has been dismissed by a federal court.

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit Thursday against Dunkin' Brands for failing to notify customers about cyberattacks.