Photo of Mike Danaher, NYS Assistant Attorney General, leads a monthly Consumer Issues program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.
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Consumer Issues Program Presentation

NYS Attorney General Presentations

On the 2nd Thursday of each month, the Assistant Attorney General meets with interested consumers at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, New York from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. The program starts at 11:00 am with a one-hour presentation on a consumer topic (listed below) and is then followed with an opportunity for local consumers to discuss their individual problem with the Assistant Attorney General. Consumers wishing an individual consultation should arrive by 12:30 pm.

This program is free and open to the public. No appointment is needed. For more information about this program with the NYS Attorney General's Office or other consumer issues, call the Consumer Helpline at 272-2292 between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm weekdays.

Presentations are taped and can be viewed by Time-Warner Cable subscribers on Channel 15 on Mondays at 7:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.  Programs are also posted online, with links below.

Schedule of Topics

Consumer Credit Issues

January 10th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in February)

* Watch video of this program held in January 2018.

Scams Targeting Senior Citizens

February 14th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in March)

*Watch video of this program held in February 2018.

Overview of the Ins & Outs of Insurances

March 14th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in April)

* Watch video of this program held in March 2018.

Home Improvement Scams

April 11th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in May)

* Watch video of this program held on April 2018.

Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

May 9th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in June)

*Watch video of this program held on May 2018.

Being a Wise Consumer in the Utility Market

June 13th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in July)

* Watch video of this program held on June 2018.

Update on Consumer Frauds & Scams

July 11th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in August)

* Watch video of this program held in July 2018.

Avoiding & Resolving Problems with Car Purchases and Repairs

August 8th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in September)

* Watch video of this program held August 2018.

Tenant/Landlord Rights & Responsibilities

September 12th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in October)

* Watch video of this program held in September 2018.

Consumers Rights & Responsibilities in the Marketplace

October 10th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in November)

* Watch video of this program held on October 2018.

Charitable Giving Update

November 14th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in December)

* Watch video of Charitable Giving Update recorded on November 2018.

Avoiding Consumer Problems on the Internet

December 12th, 2019 (rebroadcast on Public Access Channel 15 on Mondays in January)

* Watch video of this program held on December 2018.



Last updated September 3, 2019