Abandoned homes are everyone's problem, afflicting communities all over the state.

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

After the 1970s, when President Nixon's illegal campaign cash was used as a secret slush fund to pay for the Watergate burglary and cover-up, Americans have demanded to know where the money fueling our elections is coming from.

Very few checklist liberals will focus on transformational work if they are rewarded or punished only for their transactional work.

If you have faith in the public sector, as I do, you must be the harshest critic of corruption, waste and fraud in government.

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.

I have the highest possible regard for the district attorneys in the State of New York.

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.

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.

These facts are clear: Trump University was an unlicensed enterprise promising students that they would become wealthy by learning Trump's real estate tips and strategies, taught by his handpicked instructors.

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.

People plead guilty or admit to crimes they didn't commit for various reasons. Certain interrogation procedures produce high rates of false confessions.

When someone makes a claim against the state, that person must legally verify that the facts in the claim are true.

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.

For more than a century, states have sought to protect the integrity of the democratic process at the state and local level by regulating corporate spending in elections.

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.

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

There are few people who exemplify the ideals of opportunity, entrepreneurship and commitment to the collective good than the great New Yorker and the face of the $10 bill, Alexander Hamilton.

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.

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.

New Yorkers have been fortunate to have Andrew Cuomo as our Attorney General - protecting working New Yorkers against the banks, insurance companies and big corporations.

Daily fantasy sports is neither victimless nor harmless, and it is clear that DraftKings and FanDuel are the leaders of a massive, multi-billion-dollar scheme intended to evade the law and fleece sports fans across the country.

The right to vote is one of our nation's most important civil rights.

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

By cracking down on wage theft, we can make sure workers and taxpayers are not getting ripped off by crooked employers.

New Yorkers must be able to trust the men and women of the NYPD. They must come forward to report crimes. And they must come forward as witnesses.

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

Unlike most traditional, season-long fantasy sports sites, which make most of their money from administrative fees and advertising, FanDuel and DraftKings take a cut of every bet. That is what bookies do, and it is illegal in New York.

My job is to enforce the law, without fear or favor.

If the Treasury Department should not remove Hamilton from the $10 bill, what should they do? The answer is fairly simple: Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Games of chance often involve some amount of skill; this does not make them legal. Good poker players often beat novices. But poker is still gambling, and running a poker room - or online casino - is illegal in New York.

From the Bronx to Buffalo, cities and towns in New York have been plagued by what are commonly called zombie properties. These are homes that residents abandon - often after they have received a foreclosure notice - which then languish, uncared-for, until the foreclosure process is complete.

A staunch abolitionist, Hamilton was one of the founding members of the New York Manumission Society. He was a trustee and namesake of Hamilton-Oneida Academy, an upstate New York school dedicated to educating Native-American boys.

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.

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

In a system that disproportionately harms poor people and people of color, too many Americans have lost faith in the essential American principle of equal justice under law.

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

My office is committed to tearing down unlawful barriers to voting to ensure that all eligible voters are able to freely cast a ballot.

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

Right here in New York, people are struggling in working conditions not much safer or fairer than the sweatshops of 1911.

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.

Here in New York, we are already seeing how climate change contributes to increasingly violent and extreme weather that has cost us dearly, in both damage and in lives.

Daily fantasy sports is much closer to online poker than it is to traditional fantasy sports.

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.

Lawmakers zealously guard their prerogatives, and as much as some might oppose a minimum-wage increase, they will not want to see the issue taken out of their hands.

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.

Language has historically stood as a barrier for some voters seeking to participate in the electoral process.

Exercising the right to vote is essential to our democracy.

Transformational politics requires us to challenge the way people think about issues, opening their minds to better possibilities.