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}
Friday, November 17, 2017
Consumer Alert: Beware Healthcare Scams during Open Enrollment
  State officials today are warning Connecticut residents to look out for scammers using federal open enrollment periods to lure consumers into buying fake health plans or otherwise obtain personal or financial information, Attorney General George Jepsen, state Department of Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade and Jim Wadleigh, CEO of Access Health CT, said today.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
AG Jepsen Leads Coalition in New, Expanded Complaint in Federal Generic Drug Antitrust Lawsuit
  Attorney General George Jepsen today led 45 other attorneys general taking part in a wide-ranging multistate antitrust investigation of the generic drug industry in asking the federal court for permission to file a new complaint in the states' pending lawsuit that increases the number of generic drug manufacturer defendants from six to 18 in the case and the number of drugs at issue in the litigation from two to 15.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
AG Jepsen Joins With Colleagues in Opposing Federal Rule to Subsidize Coal and Nuclear Power Plants
  Attorney General George Jepsen has joined a coalition of states to oppose a notice of proposed rulemaking by the U.S. Department of Energy to subsidize aging, economically inefficient coal and nuclear power plants.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
AG Jepsen: Conn. Joins Bipartisan Coalition Opposing Industry Effort to Preempt State Oversight, Enforcement on Student Loan Debt
  Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from across the country in a letter urging U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reject a campaign by the student loan servicers and debt collectors to dismantle state oversight of the student loan industry.

Friday, October 20, 2017
AG Jepsen Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging PBMs to Implement Opioid Mitigation Programs
  Attorney General George Jepsen today led a bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country in letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services encouraging the companies to implement programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Conn. Joins $120M Settlement with General Motors over Defective Ignition Switch
  Connecticut has joined with 48 other states and the District of Columbia in a $120 million settlement with General Motors Company (GM) to resolve allegations that the company concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch defects in certain GM vehicles, Attorney General George Jepsen announced today.

Monday, October 16, 2017
AG Jepsen: Conn. Joins Multistate Brief Opposing Ban on Military Service by Transgender Individuals
  "Transgender men and women who want to serve should be afforded the same opportunities to do so as any other American, and those who are already serving deserve our respect and our gratitude for their service."