Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says her office will defend the more than $24 million in fines issued by state regulators against appeals that have since been filed by three electric utilities.
The Massachusetts attorney general is seeking nearly $10 million in fines from NStar for what she calls “inadequate” responses to two major storms last year.
Public swearing is so bad in Middleborough that they’re considering a plan to start enforcing a longstanding but rarely-used law.
Massachusetts is joining forces with New Hampshire and Maine so each state can have better luck getting scofflaws to pay.
Attorney General Martha Coakley wants the state to do more to compensate utility customers who suffer lengthy power outages after severe storms.
The U.S. Commerce Secretary has ordered tens of thousands of dollars in fines returned to fishermen after a special investigator determined the penalties were excessive or unjust.
A local restaurant group is learning the hard way what the law says about protecting customers’ personal data.
Forget to wear a seat belt in Rhode Island and you might be pulled over and fined $75 under a bill pending in the General Assembly.
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers has been fined $15,000 for leaving the court too slowly after being ejected from a game in Phoenix.
Employers who broke Massachusetts wage laws have paid more than $8M in fines and restitution to workers and the state.
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