From disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker in Missouri to a convenience store operator in New Jersey, suspected fraudsters are trying to take advantage of the coronavirus panic to trick consumers into buying useless or harmful products, triggering state anti-gouging laws and anti-fraud efforts by state attorneys general.
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The Uber and Lyft of dog walking fight state oversight
All Connecticut state Rep. Kim Rose wanted was to make sure home-based “doggie day cares” followed the same health and safety rules as commercial kennels. It sounded deceptively simple.
Advocates stand up in court for abused animals
Connecticut’s first-in-the-nation law permits animal advocates in courtrooms for abuse cases involving dogs and cats.