New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday that he’s reached a deal with a newswire to prevent high frequency stock traders from having early access to financial news. The agreement with PR Newswire is the third such deal Schneiderman has reached with a news service.
At its regular legislative meeting, Suffolk County lawmakers moved to ban the use of hydrofracking waste and to ban smoking on the campus of the county Community College. Lawmakers also heard arguments about a bill that would ban the sale of puppies coming from so-called puppy mills.
The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut are praising Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on smokestack emissions that cross state lines. The decision upholds the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate such emissions.