New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo won his bid to subpoena the employment records of two lawyers in connection with his investigation of state pension fund fraud, when an Albany appeals panel last week found that the attorney general “enjoys a presumption that he is proceeding in good faith.”

In a pair of unanimous decisions, Matter of Roemer v. Cuomo, 506791, and Matter of Hogan v. Cuomo, 506792, the Appellate Division, 3rd Department, upheld subpoenas seeking records for two lawyers in a probe into whether public agencies improperly classified independent contractors who are ineligible for public pensions as employees.

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