Department of Consumer Affairs articles over last 30 days

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2015/04/16 16:56
2015/04/16 16:56
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Last Wednesday evening, residents, elected officials and advocates gathered in Jackson Heights to talk about a topic close to the heart of the diverse community: immigration. Just a couple of weeks...
2015/04/16 16:56
2015/04/16 16:56
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2015/04/13 16:48
2015/04/13 16:48
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The city has published a map showing dozens of free in-person tax preparation services. The deadline to file your tax return is April 15,2015. View Full Caption NEW YORK CITY — If you haven't started...
2015/04/11 13:03
2015/04/11 13:03
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The following Community Board meetings have been scheduled for this week:  COMMUNITY BOARD 1 The Mariners Harbor/Port Richmond Area Committee will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at 250 Park Ave. The Public...
2015/04/10 16:36
2015/04/10 16:36
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SACRAMENTO - The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and Bonney Plumbing Heating Air & Rooter Service (Bonney), of Rancho Cordova, have agreed to a stipulated settlement to end an administrative...
2015/04/08 20:31
2015/04/08 20:31
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You don't have to search far to find someone who's had a consumer issue. "After your contract is up your cell phone, the bill goes up," said Tomeka Barksdale in Greenville. According to the Better...
2015/04/06 22:37
2015/04/06 22:37
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Created: 04/06/2015 5:52 PM WHEC.com Taxes are due next Wednesday and the state wants to make sure you don’t fall victim to common tax scams. The state attorney general reminds you that the IRS will...
2015/04/06 01:56
2015/04/06 01:56
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The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs and law enforcement agencies say they have taken reports about hundreds of different scams this year. On Monday night, the Lexington County Sheriff's...
2015/04/03 10:23
2015/04/03 10:23
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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs is looking into four for-profit colleges over concerns about students' dropout and loan-default rates. The New York Times...
2015/04/02 17:54
2015/04/02 17:54
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Have you done your taxes yet? With mere days left before the April 15 deadline to file returns, Urban Upbound, a nonprofit that offers financial guidance to the city’s public housing residents, is...
2015/04/02 14:59
2015/04/02 14:59
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Six private employers were the first and only to be fined under the city's expanded paid-sick-leave law, which was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, one year ago Wednesday. The violators...
2015/04/01 12:58
2015/04/01 12:58
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Published: April 1, 2015 - 6:42 am In an effort to find new markets, Comcast Corp. is launching a $4.1 billion investment company in which it will be the sole investor for 10 years. Chief Financial...
2015/03/31 11:03
2015/03/31 11:03
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Spring Valley star, USC prospect Dozier shows creativity in McDonald's dunk contestSpring Valley star, USC prospect Dozier shows creativity in McDonald's dunk contest Spring Valley guard P.J. Dozier...
2015/03/30 13:03
2015/03/30 13:03
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs and law enforcement agencies say they have taken reports about hundreds of different scams this year. Monday night the...
2015/03/29 17:53
2015/03/29 17:53
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Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board,...
2015/03/27 18:58
2015/03/27 18:58
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Despite the Legislature’s concerns, a leading state lawmaker has authorized spending another $17.5 million on a flawed state computer system that has blasted its budget, fallen behind schedule and...
2015/03/25 05:58
2015/03/25 05:58
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Q: In the 1980s, a young man was shot and killed execution style on Dyer Lane near Watt Avenue in Sacramento County. Did the killer ever get caught? A: Manuel Heratio Alvarez, 20, was found dead with...
2015/03/24 01:00
2015/03/24 01:00
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State lawmakers grilled technology officials Monday for yet another computer system malfunction that cost taxpayers millions of dollars. "This is clearly a leadership issue," said assemblywoman Susan...
2015/03/23 21:58
2015/03/23 21:58
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California will start scoring information technology contractors, the state’s top IT chief said Monday during a hearing into why another multimillion-dollar computer is underperforming and over...
2015/03/23 20:26
2015/03/23 20:26
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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs wants to curb predatory lending practices that target used-car buyers. A program announced Monday will eventually link consumers to...
2015/03/20 17:58
2015/03/20 17:58
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Once a staple of New York life, coin-operated laundromats are now in a state of decline. In the past decade, the number of licensed laundromats in New York City has fallen 10%, to 2,570, according to...
2015/04/16 16:56
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