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New York State Attorney General Letitia A. James delivered opening remarks at a Brownfield/Superfund 2019 Update program co-sponsored by the Environmental & Energy Law Section and the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association...David J. Freeman, right, a Director in the Real Property and Environmental Law Department at Gibbons joined the Attorney General on the podium...The program took place on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at the New York City Bar Association. ..(Photo by David Handschuh/NYLJ). New York State Attorney General Letitia A. James. (Photo: David Handschuh/ALM)

New York lawmakers are expected to approve a bump in funding for the state attorney general’s office, which would funnel money toward two units tasked with investigating police conduct.

An amended budget bill introduced Tuesday outlines a $272 million appropriation for the office of state Attorney General Letitia James. State senators passed the legislation overnight and the state Assembly is expected to do so later.

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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