Inspirational Quotes by Eric Schneiderman

By | May 18, 2017

Every day, in every city and town across the country, police officers are performing vital services that help make their communities safer.

Eric Schneiderman

Exercising the right to vote is essential to our democracy.

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Gambling is entertainment. People go to casinos to be entertained.

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That is the definition of equal justice under law: everyone gets a fair shot, everyone pays their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules.

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The memory of the 146 people who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire stands as a reminder that legal protections and workplace safety standards were won through a long struggle for social justice and at great human cost.

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Equal justice means that there is not one set of rules for the powerful and another for everyone else.

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Exxon Mobil and JPMorgan Chase each made more in profits in the first quarter of 2012 alone than the entire state budget of Montana. Without a doubt, multinational corporations like these have the resources to overwhelm the voices of the people.

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I don’t think it’s any secret that the public has lost confidence in the state government, and there’s a lot of work that needs to be done on issues related to public integrity.

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Just as we demand that people take responsibility for their actions, we as a society must take responsibility for fighting injustice.

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We must never stop fighting for a vision of American democracy in which we strive for and encourage the highest levels of voter turnout and participation.

Eric Schneiderman

We must never stop fighting for a vision of American democracy in which we strive for and encourage the highest levels of voter turnout and participation.

Eric Schneiderman

Obviously, Nevada doesn’t prohibit all forms of gambling, but you have to submit yourself to a very rigorous regulatory process to run a gambling operation in Nevada.

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In the 1960s, the public demanded seat belts in cars, but automakers balked. Not until government intervened did seat belts become standard equipment. Now, no one would consider buying a vehicle without this basic safety feature.

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I have three very simple principles. I don’t like conflicts of interest; they should be eliminated or disclosed. I believe in transparency, that people have to really not just know but understand what they’re buying and selling. And that you have to have enough capital to back up your promises.

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When the trust between the police and the communities they serve breaks down, everyone is at risk.

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The workers who harvest our food have been systematically denied the basic rights that are granted to all other American workers. They can be fired for trying to form a union or for attempting to improve their working conditions. They are not eligible for overtime pay, disability, or even unemployment insurance.

Eric Schneiderman

I don’t like conflicts of interest; they should be eliminated or disclosed. I believe in transparency: that people have to really not just know but understand what they’re buying and selling.

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In ‘Citizens United v. FEC’, the Supreme Court ruled that sections of the federal campaign finance law known as McCain-Feingold imposed unconstitutional restrictions on the First Amendment rights of corporations.

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The right to organize is a fundamental right for American workers.

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We must use every tool at our disposal to lift the living standards of low-wage employees.

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More money is being spent on our elections, with less disclosure of where that money is coming from, than ever before.

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Every New Yorker has the right to clean air, safe drinking water, and healthy communities to raise their children – and you can rest assured that I will aggressively protect that right, not just on Earth Day, but every day.

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As the state’s chief law enforcement officer, it’s my job to see that perpetrators of fraud are brought to justice.

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When I was in the Senate, I worked to pass Women’s Health and Wellness Act, which bars insurance companies from discriminating against the health care needs of women.

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Prosecutors are all used to persons who commit fraud making wild accusations when they’re caught.

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We’ve sued out-of-state power plants that are polluting our air and led a coalition of attorneys general from Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, and Massachusetts against efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives to remove critical environmental regulations that protect New York communities from toxic pollution.

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The Supreme Court should follow settled precedent and allow states like New York to manage our own labor relations to achieve labor peace and government efficiency and to continue our long tradition of support for workers.

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Abandoned homes become magnets for vandalism and crime. They drag down the property values of neighboring homes.

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High-frequency traders are firms all around the world. They’re massive investments. And there is an incredible race for speed now. People are paying hundreds of millions of dollars to shave milliseconds off.

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I’m going to go after crime and corruption wherever it is. But I did focus particularly on the need to restore public confidence in essential institutions of both the public and private sector.

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Ninety-five percent of the work in the attorney general’s office is civil litigation and regulatory work, and I think I certainly have a lot more experience in that than most of the folks who have served in the office.

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Prosecutors are all used to people who commit fraud making wild accusations when they’re caught.

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You wanna know people are held accountable if they engage in misconduct and that no one is above the law.

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We’re very interested in seeing what science Exxon has been using for its own purposes because they’re tremendously active in offshore oil drilling in the Arctic, for example, where global warming is happening at a much more rapid rate than in more temperate zones.

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In New York, we have laws against defrauding the public, defrauding consumers, defrauding shareholders.

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There’s nothing wrong with advocating for your own company.

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The 2006 federal Internet gaming statute is not ambiguous. It does not prohibit gambling on fantasy sports.

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You’re not allowed to lure people into spending their money or betting their money based on false representations.

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My actual statement during the campaign was I want to be the sheriff of Wall Street, Albany and Main Street. I’m going to go after crime and corruption, wherever it is.

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I’m very interested in the more grass-roots consequences of the economic meltdown: issues related to mortgage foreclosures, debt collection, and the practices of credit card companies and others who hold a lot of consumer debt.

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Fraud is fraud. And consumers of any product – whether you want to buy a car, participate in fantasy football – our laws are very strong in New York and other states that you can’t commit fraud.

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We’ve got to do more to ensure that people who work full time are not living in poverty and that the massive gap between rich and poor – which is fundamentally un-American, as far as I’m concerned – is somehow dealt with.

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History teaches that the overwhelming majority of elected officials follow movement builders outside government when it comes to the new and risky… Once you recognize it, demand it and reward it, it will happen.

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High-frequency traders are firms all around the world. They’re massive investments.

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We can prevent unfair advantage, and we can avoid the destabilizing effect that high frequency trading can have.

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The president and I had much more important stuff to talk about than Donald Trump. I’ve never discussed Mr. Trump with the president of the United States.

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The credit reporting system suffers from inaccuracy and often from outright injustice.

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You can’t have some institutions that are protected by the law, not allowed to fail, and not held to account, and all the other companies in America are allowed to fail. You can’t have equal justice under law and too big to fail.

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We’re going after the possibilities of tax fraud, insurance fraud, securities fraud. We’re going to look at this stuff very closely. We have the jurisdiction, we have the resources, and we have the will.

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Our review concludes that DraftKings’/FanDuel’s operations constitute illegal gambling under New York law.

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Our investigation has found that, unlike traditional fantasy sports, daily fantasy sports companies are engaged in illegal gambling under New York law, causing the same kinds of social and economic harms as other forms of illegal gambling and misleading New York consumers.

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Unions go hand-in-hand with a strong middle class.

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Organizing gives workers the power to lift themselves out of poverty and build a better future.

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