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By Matt Kibbe
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Topic - Eric T. Schneiderman
As the debate over gun rights heats up on Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court on Monday denied a petition to hear a challenge to a key provision of New York state's restrictive gun laws.
As many states reap the benefits of fracking, others increasingly are lining up against it.
The New York attorney general's office has requested information from three major U.S. banks about their mortgage operations, according to a source familiar with the matter.
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said the current EPA regulations "simply haven't kept pace with the proliferation of wood-burning devices or the availability of cleaner-burning units."
"As the court of appeals held, New York's proper-cause requirement does not confer unbridled discretion on licensing officials, but rather frames a well-defined and objective inquiry guided by a body of New York judicial decisions," Mr. Schneiderman wrote in a brief last month.