CT Attorney General
{Office of the Secretary of the State}
55 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 808-5318

(860) 808-5387
{News and Announcements}
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
AG Jepsen, State AGs Urge Continued Protections for Campus Sexual Assault Victims
  Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 19 other attorneys general in a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to express concerns over reports that the federal Department of Education intends to roll back policies designed to protect victims of sexual assault on college and university campuses.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
State Initiates False Claims Act Lawsuit against Norwalk Family Practitioner over Medicaid Fraud Allegations
  The state has initiated a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that a Norwalk-based family practitioner engaged in a pervasive and illegal scheme to defraud Connecticut's Medicaid program by submitting false claims for services never provided, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby said today.

Friday, July 07, 2017
State Officials Warn Connecticut Residents of Ongoing Phone Scammers Posing as IRS Agents
  Connecticut officials warn residents to stay on alert for telephone callers who pose as an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents and attempt to get an immediate tax payment, Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan, Attorney General George Jepsen and Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull said today.

Thursday, July 06, 2017
AG Jepsen: Conn. Joins Effort to Fight Trump Move Weakening Protections against Predatory For-profit Colleges
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Connecticut has joined 18 other attorneys general in a federal lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the United States Department of Education that seeks to stop the department's abandonment of new rules to hold abusive colleges and universities accountable for misconduct and to relieve their students from federal loan indebtedness incurred as a result of misconduct.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
AG Jepsen and Broad Coalition Vow Lawsuit if EPA Continues Ignoring Legal Duty to Control Methane Pollution
  Attorney General George Jepsen has joined a coalition of 15 other attorneys general, the California Air Resources Board, and the Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago in notifying the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their intention to sue the Agency. In a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the coalition provides the required notice of their intention to sue for failing to fulfill its mandatory obligation under the Clean Air Act to control methane emissions from existing oil and natural gas sources and for "unreasonably delaying" the issuance of such controls.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
AG Jepsen: Conn. Taking Part in Multistate Investigation on Opioid Epidemic
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Connecticut is working with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from across the country on an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether pharmaceutical manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of prescription opioids.