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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.

Attorney General Talks About Education

The Attorney General was in town Friday to speak about the major effects on our local economy.

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Coakley in D.C. for Abortion Buffer Zone Hearings

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she's proud of her office's defense before the U.S. Supreme Court of the 35-foot protest-free zone outside Massachusetts abortion clinics.

Coakley was in Washington for the arguments Wednesday by two of her assistants

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Mass. AG Calls For Scrutiny Of Salaries For CEO’s Of Charities

 

Attorney General Martha Coakley is calling for greater transparency in the reporting of compensation for top executive of Massachusetts charities. 

Coakley made the comments after releasing a report that found the annual pay for the chief executives of 25 of Massachusetts' largest nonprofits ranged from $487,000 to $8.8 mi

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Coakley Warns Bay Staters About Telephone Fundraisers

 

Only 34 cents of every dollar collected by professional solicitors in Massachusetts in 2012 ended up with the charities they were representing.

That's according to a new report by Attorney General Martha Coakley.

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Attorney General Coakley Wins Barclays Settlement

Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached a 36-million-dollar settlement with Barclays Bank.

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Massachusetts Attorney General to Sue NOAA

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley plans to sue federal fishing regulators to block new rules New England fishermen say will kill the local industry.

Coakley is planning a news conference for Thursday afternoon to announce the suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Attorney General: Somerset Man Faked Vehicle Inspections

A 71-year-old Somerset man has been indicted on charges of fraudulently inspecting and passing vehicles.

Attorney General Martha Coakley says after a nine-month investigation, Richard Silvia and his company, Bristol County Tire Service Inc

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No Further Investigations Into Police Shooting Death of New Bedford Teen

The Attorney General's office says there will be no further review of the Bristol County District Attorney's investigation into the fatal shooting of Malcolm Gracia.

15-year-old Gracia was shot and killed by New Bedford Police in May 2012, after he stabbed an officer

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Visits UMass Dartmouth School of Law

Students, faculty members, and state officials had the chance to learn a bit more about the role of the country's Attorney General from the man himself. Eric Holder dropped by the UMass Dartmouth School of Law Friday, taking questions and providing his take on many issues he faces on a daily basis

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Massachusetts ACLU Seeks Inquest, Investigation into Shooting Death of Malcolm Gracia

A criminal inquest is being sought from the Massachusetts Attorney General's office in the May, 2012 shooting death of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia.

The Massachusetts American Civil Liberties Union, along with the NAACP and other civil rights groups, are questioning the District Attorney's findings after a formal investigation

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