Attorney General: Press Releases By Date
Press Releases By Date
2013 Press Releases
12/27/2013State Files Brief in Support of Physicians in United Healthcare Appeal
  The state of Connecticut has a significant interest in protecting vulnerable citizens and preventing the potential poor health outcomes that would result from United Healthcare’s unprecedented termination of physicians from its Medicare Advantage Plan network, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri argue in a brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today.
 
12/19/2013AG Jepsen: Connecticut Joins in $2.1B State-Federal Settlement with Mortgage Servicer Ocwen
  Ocwen Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, have agreed to a $2.1 billion joint state-federal settlement with Attorney General George Jepsen, 48 additional states and the District of Columbia and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
 
12/19/2013Consumer Alert: AG, DCP Offer Immediate Steps for Shoppers Concerned About Target Data Breach
  Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein today warned Connecticut consumers to take necessary precautions following news of a major data breach at Target stores across the country.
 
12/19/2013Attorney General Urges Congress to Again Extend Tax Relief for Distressed Homeowners
  Attorney General George Jepsen is once again leading a national effort by state attorneys general who are urging Congress to extend tax relief for consumers who have mortgage debt canceled or forgiven because of financial hardship or a decline in housing values.
 
12/17/2013Statement from AG Jepsen on AT&T Wireline Sale to Frontier Communications
  “My focus will be on evaluating the effect that this transaction will have on quality of service provided at reasonable rates, as well as the impact on competition, Connecticut’s workforce and the state’s efforts to streamline and improve the use and control of utility poles."
 
12/17/2013AG Jepsen Joins Colleagues in Bipartisan Support of Proposed Federal “Patent Troll” Project
  Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 42 other state and territorial attorneys general in expressing support for a Federal Trade Commission proposed project to collect information about Patent Assertion Entities, also known as “patent trolls.”
 
12/12/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on CMS Response to United Healthcare Terminations
  “I am deeply disappointed by CMS’s response and its continuing refusal to take concrete action to protect thousands of patients affected by United Healthcare’s terminations of Connecticut physicians."
 
12/10/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on United Healthcare’s Continued Physician Terminations
  “This move is further evidence of United’s unwillingness to act reasonably and in the best interest of its beneficiaries. It will only add to the confusion that United has already caused for thousands of patients, their families and their caregivers.”
 
12/9/2013Statement on Ongoing Joint Investigation into Hartford’s Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation
  “Our focus will continue to be on evaluating if funds raised in the past have been handled appropriately, and to ensure that any remaining funds – or future funds, if the tournament or other fundraising efforts go forward – are directed to their intended charitable purpose.”
 
12/9/2013Gov. Malloy: Conn. Joins Seven Other Neighboring States in Action to Require Upwind States to Reduce Air Pollution
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Connecticut is sending a powerful message to upwind states: Stop dumping your air pollution on us – it’s time to clean up your act.
 
12/9/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on Opening of Settlement Negotiations, Withdrawal of SCOTUS Petition in SEBAC Case
  “Justified or not, these lay-offs undeniably burdened thousands of families, all of whom have been living without resolution for more than a decade. Continued uncertainty benefits no one, and both the unions and the state acknowledge the very real potential of many more years of expensive litigation if the case does not settle."
 
12/6/2013Statement from AG Jepsen on Federal Judge’s Decision in United Healthcare Case
  This decision is welcome news for the thousands of United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan beneficiaries in Connecticut who would be affected by these terminations. I commend the Fairfield and Hartford County Medical Associations for bringing this action to the court on behalf of their members and their patients."
 
12/5/2013Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen & President Herbst Statements on Plea Agreement in Matter Involving DEEP and Unilever
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and UConn President Susan Herbst released the following statements today following approval of a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorneys’ Office and Conopco, Inc. (better known as Unilever) in a matter involving Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).
 
12/2/2013Statement of Attorney General George Jepsen on Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Labor Dispute
  "L + M need not wait for negotiations to start, or to bear fruit, before permitting workers to return to their jobs. My hope is that, through discussions, an amicable resolution can be achieved that both preserves good middle class jobs and guarantees the sustainable delivery of quality healthcare by L + M into the future."
 
11/26/2013AG Jepsen Seeks Information from Connecticut Hospitals on Facility Fee Disclosures, Provider Acquisitions
  Attorney General George Jepsen sent letters last week to the state’s hospitals seeking broad information about their acquisition of independent physician practices, free-standing ambulatory surgical centers and urgent care centers and seeking detailed descriptions of their disclosure of hospital affiliation and any facility fees charged to patients seeking care.
 
11/22/2013AG Jepsen Not Satisfied with Federal Response to Request for United Provider Network Review
  While the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will review United Healthcare’s provider networks following the insurance company’s decision to eliminate a significant number of doctors from its Medicare Advantage Plan networks beginning next year, Attorney General George Jepsen said today that the federal regulators need to do more to support vulnerable patients affected by the terminations.
 
11/18/2013Connecticut, 36 Other States Reach $17M Settlement with Google
  Connecticut, with 36 other states and the District of Columbia, has reached a $17 million agreement with Google, Inc. to resolve allegations that the company circumvented default privacy settings pertaining to cookie blocking in Safari Web browsers, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today.
 
11/7/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Katz on Opening of PURA Proceeding on NU Outsourcing
  "We believe this review is critically important, and we look forward to participating in this proceeding.”
 
11/6/2013AG Jepsen Calls on Federal Regulators to Examine UnitedHealthcare Provider Termination
  In a letter sent today, Attorney General George Jepsen has asked federal regulators to “aggressively scrutinize” UnitedHealthcare’s decision to terminate a large number of doctors from its Medicare Advantage Plan network in Connecticut.
 
11/4/2013Connecticut Joins $1.2 Billion Settlement with Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  Connecticut has joined with other states and the federal government in a $1.2 billion global settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., that resolves allegations of unlawful marketing practices in promoting the sale of two antipsychotic drugs, Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane, and Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby announced today.
 
11/1/2013Attorney General Jepsen Urges Regulators to Disallow Substantial Amount of CL&P’s 2011 Storm Recovery
  In a brief filed today, Attorney General George Jepsen asked the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to disallow at least $90 million in storm-related costs that the Connecticut Light & Power Co. is seeking to recover from ratepayers. The Attorney General asserts that certain claimed costs are improper or unjustified and that PURA should impose a substantial penalty for the company’s broadly deficient and inadequate response to Tropical Storm Irene and the October 2011 Nor’easter.
 
10/29/2013AG Jepsen Launches New Online Complaint Form on Hospital Facility Fees
  Attorney General George Jepsen today encouraged Connecticut patients who have been billed for a so-called “facility fee” without notice from their healthcare provider when receiving medical treatment, or who were told they would be charged a facility fee but were not told the amount or experienced difficulty in learning the amount of the facility fee, to submit a complaint to his office using a new form.
 
10/28/2013Attorney General Jepsen Joins in Call for U.S. Supreme Court to Recognize Disparate Impact Claims under Fair Housing Act
  In a brief filed today, Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with 11 other state attorneys general in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize disparate impact claims under the federal Fair Housing Act.
 
10/24/2013AG Jepsen Initiates Antitrust Lawsuit over Alleged Group Boycott, Bid Rigging in Southbury Snow Removal
  Attorney General George Jepsen has initiated an antitrust lawsuit against three companies and their key executives over allegations that they engaged in an illegal boycott and bid-rigging conspiracy involving snow removal and snowplowing services for the town of Southbury.
 
10/23/2013Attorney General Jepsen Names New Associate AG for Administration and Management
  Attorney General George Jepsen has named Assistant Attorney General Antoria D. Howard of Bloomfield as Associate Attorney General for Administration and Management. Assistant Attorney General Ann E. Lynch will assume the role of head of the Employment Rights Department.
 
10/21/2013State Officials, Safety Advocates, Students Mark National Teen Driver Safety Week 2013
  Making sure teen drivers are safe drivers is the focus of National Teen Driver Safety week in Connecticut, but communities, parents and teens need to be reminded that vehicle passengers are also responsible for keeping crashes from happening and avoiding injury.
 
10/15/2013Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen and Banking Commissioner Announce Upcoming Mortgage Assistance Event
  Connecticut’s distressed homeowners have another opportunity to explore loan modification and foreclosure prevention options with their lenders at a day-long, state-sponsored forum on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
 
10/10/2013Connecticut Joins Multistate Settlement with Affinion Resolving Allegations of Deceptive Practices
  Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today that the state has joined with 46 other states and the District of Columbia in a settlement with Stamford-based Affinion Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Trilegiant Corporation and Webloyalty.com, Inc., to settle allegations that the companies misled consumers into signing up and paying for discount clubs and memberships.
 
10/7/2013Attorney General Jepsen Names New Deputy AG, Associate Attorney General for Litigation
  Attorney General George Jepsen has named Perry Zinn Rowthorn of West Hartford as Deputy Attorney General for the state of Connecticut. Current Associate Attorney General for Administration and Management Margaret Q. Chapple of Granby will assume the position of Associate Attorney General for Litigation.
 
10/3/2013AG Jepsen, DCP Advise Customers of Meriden Heating Oil Company to Seek Alternate Supplier
  Meriden-based Ace Oil Co. has closed its doors, and customers should seek an alternate home heating oil supplier for future deliveries, Attorney General George Jepsen and Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today.
 
10/2/2013AG Jepsen: Banks Face Four New Performance Tests under National Mortgage Settlement
  The five mortgage servicers included in the National Mortgage Settlement must better address loan modifications, single points of contact with borrowers and billing statement accuracy under four new servicing standard tests, the settlement Monitor announced today.
 
10/1/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Katz on NU Staffing, Facilities Announcement
  “While not unexpected, the changes NU announced today are very significant and will severely impact those Connecticut families that are ultimately affected by the planned staff reductions."
 
9/30/2013Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen Remind Coaches, Parents to Beware Sports-related Concussion Signs and Symptoms
  With the fall school sports season upon us, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Attorney General George Jepsen are reminding student athletes, parents and coaches that head injuries and concussions are serious and that Connecticut law requires students who suffer a blow to the head or receive a concussion diagnosis to sit out games and practices until cleared by a licensed medical professional.
 
9/24/2013Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen: Federal Proposal Would Undermine, Weaken Tribal Acknowledgement Criteria
  In official comments submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs today, Attorney General George Jepsen wrote that the BIA’s proposed regulations would “seriously weaken and undermine the core substantive criteria” for federal tribal recognition and would have the effect of reversing prior acknowledgment decisions affecting the state of Connecticut. Governor Dannel P. Malloy said that the proposed regulations would have a profound effect on the state.
 
9/24/2013AG Jepsen and 39 Attorneys General Call on FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes
  Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with 39 attorneys general from other states and territories in urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue regulations by October 31, 2013, addressing the advertising, ingredients and sale to minors of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes.
 
9/20/2013Gov. Malloy: State Selects Two Large-Scale Clean Energy Projects Furthering Connecticut’s Commitment to Renewable Energy
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that Connecticut is taking another step forward toward achieving a cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable energy future for residents and businesses with the selection of two projects that will generate large amounts of electricity from clean energy sources – helping to achieve renewable energy goals at lower costs to ratepayers.
 
9/19/2013Attorney General Jepsen: Legislation Needed to Ensure Clear Disclosure of Facility Fees to Patients
  In order to provide patients with meaningful notice of the fees and the cost of their care, Attorney General George Jepsen today announced his intention to propose legislation that will ensure that any fees are clearly disclosed in advance of care.
 
9/19/2013Gov. Malloy, State Officials and Business Executives Launch Campaign to Promote Safe Teen Driving and Reduce Distracted Driving
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, Attorney General George Jepsen, state Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker, state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Melody A. Currey and executives from AT&T and Travelers Insurance, today kicked-off a statewide campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving by proclaiming September 19th “Don’t Text and Drive Day in Connecticut”.
 
9/17/2013State Files Suit against Former Hartford Charity Director over Allegations of Fund Misuse
  The state has filed suit against the former executive director of the now-defunct South Arsenal Neighborhood Development, Inc. over allegations that she misappropriated charitable funds in violation of state law, Attorney General George Jepsen and Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced today.
 
9/9/2013Statement on Award of Contract for Special Counsel to University of Connecticut
  The Office of the Attorney General today issued the following statement announcing the award of a contract for Special Counsel to the University of Connecticut’s Special Committee.
 
9/3/2013Regulators Approve Connecticut Water Settlement;$10 Million Tax Refund Will Reduce Rates Charged to Customers
  Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz said rates charged to Connecticut Water Co. customers will be reduced by an estimated 6.4 percent beginning April 1, 2014, because state regulators have approved a negotiated settlement with the utility.
 
8/29/2013Attorney General Jepsen Reaches Settlement with Citibank on Online Credit Card System Security
  Citibank N.A. will pay $55,000 to the state of Connecticut and will obtain a third-party data security audit of its online credit and debit card account system under a settlement filed in court today, Attorney General George Jepsen has announced.
 
8/26/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on State Supreme Court Decision in Computers Plus Case
  "This is a significant victory for the state’s taxpayers, who will not be left on the hook for costs based on a verdict that we maintained was outside the law.“
 
8/22/2013Attorney General: 6,300 Homeowners Helped By National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement
  Attorney General George Jepsen today called the $25 billion mortgage foreclosure settlement with the nation’s five largest mortgage loan servicing companies a “tremendous success” for providing mortgage relief benefits of approximately $450 million to nearly 6,300 Connecticut borrowers.
 
8/9/2013Multi-State Coalition Wins Federal Commitment To Strengthen Key Energy-Efficiency Standards
  Connecticut, as part of a multi-state coalition, has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on a new timetable for updating overdue energy-efficiency standards for certain new appliances and equipment, Attorney General George Jepsen and Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel C. Esty announced today.
 
8/7/2013Judge’s Preliminary Decision on Transmission Rates Favorable to New England States and Electric Utility Customers
  A federal administrative law judge has agreed with Connecticut and the New England states that earnings paid to electric transmission owners are too high, a decision that could mean substantial savings for the region’s utility customers if approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
 
8/1/2013AG Jepsen: State Supreme Court Decision Affirms Strong Public Policy against Workplace Sexual Harassment
  Can the state terminate employment when an individual engages in sexual harassment in violation of agency directives? According to the Connecticut Supreme Court, if there is a clearly defined policy that has been knowingly and egregiously violated, then public policy may require nothing less than termination.
 
8/1/2013Bridgeport Grocery Retailer Sued in Trafficking Scheme
  The state is suing a Bridgeport store owner alleging he engaged in a wide-ranging scheme to obtain electronic benefit cards for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”), formerly known as the Food Stamp program, and used them to purchase inventory for his store in violation of federal and state law.
 
7/31/2013Connecticut Joins National Settlement Resolving Allegations of Off-label Marketing of Rapamune
  Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane and Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby today announced that Connecticut has joined with other states and the federal government in a settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to resolve allegations of off-label marketing of the immunosuppressive drug, Rapamune.
 
7/30/2013State Officials Warn Residents about “Free Medical Alert” Scams
  Scammers promising “free” medical alert devices have been contacting residents across the state, and consumers need to be take note and spread the word, Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen advised today.
 
7/19/2013Attorney General Jepsen to PURA: Aquarion Proposed Rate Increase Excessive, Unwarranted
  Attorney General George Jepsen has asked the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to reject an application from the Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut that would increase customer rates by $33 million over three years.
 
7/16/2013Merrill & Jepsen Collect $1.3 Million in Penalties from Companies Transacting Business in Connecticut Without Legal Authority
  Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that during Fiscal Year 2013, a joint effort by their offices resulted in the collection of more than $1.3 million in penalties from out-of-state companies operating in Connecticut without legal authority to transact business.
 
7/10/2013Attorney General Jepsen: District Court Finds Apple Violated Law in eBook Price-fixing Scheme
  A federal judge has ruled that Apple Inc. violated federal and state law in conspiring to fix prices in the market for electronic books, or eBooks, a decision that Attorney General George Jepsen today welcomed.
 
7/1/2013Consumer Counsel Katz, AG Jepsen: Agreement Provides $10 Million in Refunds to Connecticut Water Co. Customers
  Due to changes in the federal Internal Revenue Service’s accounting regulations, Connecticut Water Co. stands to recover approximately $10 million for taxes paid since 2010 and, under a settlement agreement finalized today, the company will refund those dollars to its customers over a two-year period, Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and Attorney General George Jepsen announced.
 
6/26/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on DOMA
  “I applaud the Supreme Court for correctly concluding that the Defense of Marriage Act represents an unconstitutional deprivation of equal liberty. Discrimination based on sexual orientation has no place in our society or under our laws."
 
6/13/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on Appeal of Second Circuit Decision in SEBAC Case
  “After careful consideration, I have decided to seek review of the Second Circuit’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in light of the potentially significant fiscal consequences for Connecticut taxpayers.”
 
6/7/2013AG, OCC Win Refunds for Residents Charged Through Unauthorized Sub-metering of Electricity
  Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz said today that refunds have been ordered to tenants of a New Haven apartment building who had been billed for heating and cooling costs through a system that represented illegal sub-metering of electricity.
 
6/6/2013Consumers Cautioned to Beware Travel and Timeshare Schemes
  Selling or donating your timeshare, or hoping to land a great deal on a vacation getaway? You might be particularly vulnerable to certain scams, Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen warned today.
 
6/5/2013Attorney General Jepsen Asks Google for Meeting, Information on Glass Privacy Concerns
  Attorney General George Jepsen has asked Google to address concerns related to the company’s new head-mounted computing and recording device, Glass, and the potential impact the device may have on the privacy of Connecticut residents.
 
6/4/2013Eligible Connecticut Borrowers Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure To Receive Nearly $7 Million from National Settlement
  Attorney General George Jepsen said today that as a result of the national mortgage foreclosure servicing settlement, nearly $7 million is being distributed in Connecticut to approximately 5,000 Connecticut borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure.
 
6/4/2013Attorney General Jepsen to Regulators: Reject UI Application for Rate Increase
  In a brief filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority today, Attorney General George Jepsen said that the electric utility’s application should be rejected and, based on the evidence, UI’s distribution rates should decrease, not increase.
 
6/3/2013Attorney General Reaches $9.9 Million Settlement With Key Defendants in Medicaid Billing Lawsuit
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced a $9.9 million settlement with Gary Anusavice of North Kingstown, R.I., and six of his management and consulting companies, settling the state’s civil fraud claims stemming from an alleged illegal Medicaid billing scheme.
 
5/29/2013Attorney General: Connecticut Joins 21 States in Partial Settlement with Tobacco Companies
  Attorney General George Jepsen announced that Connecticut has joined 21 other states in a partial settlement with the major tobacco companies of a dispute dating from 2006 regarding payments to the states under the 1998 tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA).
 
5/24/2013Attorney General Asks Federal Regulators to Consider All Alternatives in Environmental Review of Spent Fuel Storage
  Attorney General George Jepsen has joined with attorneys general in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York in asking federal regulators to broaden their generic environmental impact review of spent nuclear fuel storage at nuclear power plants.
 
5/22/2013Attorney General Jepsen Reaches Agreement with Penguin over eBook Price-fixing Allegations
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Penguin Group (USA) Inc. has entered into a settlement agreement to resolve claims asserted by Connecticut and 32 other states and territories in a lawsuit alleging price-fixing and collusion in the market for electronic books, or eBooks.
 
5/21/2013Attorney General, DMV and Insurance Department Warn about Telephone Scam on Insurance Quotes
  Attorney General George Jepsen, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Insurance are warning Connecticut residents about a telephone scam that is misrepresenting the DMV as providing information for automobile insurance quotes.
 
5/21/2013Attorney General: Connecticut Homeowners Continue To Benefit from National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement
  Attorney General George Jepsen said Connecticut’s distressed homeowners continue to benefit from first lien principal reductions and other mortgage relief programs resulting from the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement announced last year.
 
5/15/2013Connecticut, New Jersey Settle Clean Air Lawsuit With Owners of Coal-Burning Generating Plant
  The owners of a Pennsylvania power plant have agreed to stop burning coal in two generating units and to provide $1 million towards environmental mitigation in Connecticut and New Jersey as part of a clean air settlement announced today by Attorney General George Jepsen and Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel C. Esty.
 
5/14/2013Connecticut Medicaid, ConnPACE Programs Part of $500 Million National Settlement with Ranbaxy
  Connecticut has joined with other states and the federal government in a $500 million settlement with Ranbaxy, a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer based in India, Attorney General George Jepsen, Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby and Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane announced today.
 
5/13/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on North Stonington Open Space Referendum
  “I take very seriously my responsibility to protect the public’s interest in conservation restrictions and will carefully scrutinize any proposal before taking a position in court.”
 
5/13/2013Action Against ISO-New England Budget Resolved as CT and Other New England States Sign Settlement Agreement
  The Connecticut-led effort to rein in and establish oversight procedures for the budget of the organization that operates New England’s electric grid has taken an important step forward with parties to the matter reaching a settlement agreement.
 
5/2/2013Connecticut Attorney General Seeks Information on LivingSocial Network Breach
  Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler yesterday asked the daily deals Web site for more information about the potential consumer impact of this data breach.
 
5/1/2013Attorney General Announces Winner Of Law Day Essay Competition; Posts PSA on Teen Driving Safety
  Attorney General George Jepsen today congratulated 8th grade student Megan Imperato, 13, of Western Middle School in Greenwich for her winning essay about distracted driving in the 20th annual Law Day essay competition sponsored by the Office of the Attorney General.
 
4/25/2013Statement by Attorney General Jepsen On Remand of S&P Lawsuit to State Court
  Attorney General George Jepsen today released the following statement on the decision by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill late Wednesday to remand to state court the state’s action against The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and Standard and Poor’s Financial Services, LLC.
 
4/16/2013Give Wisely: State Warns Residents to Beware of Charity Scams in Wake of Boston Tragedy
  Following yesterday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen are alerting residents that scammers may already be seeking to exploit the tragedy for their own purposes.
 
4/16/2013Attorney General, Consumer Protection Post Information Received from Sandy Hook-Related Charities
  Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein today made public the information collected to date from dozens of charities related to the shooting deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
 
4/11/2013Administrative Order Issued for Cleanup of English Station Site in New Haven
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and Attorney General George Jepsen announced today that current and previous owners of the former English Station power plant site in New Haven have been issued an administrative order requiring them to take action to clean up that property.
 
4/10/2013Statement from Attorney General Jepsen About UConn’s NCAA Championship Win
  Attorney General George Jepsen today issued the following statement about the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship.
 
4/9/2013Connecticut Wine v. Kentucky Ham Over NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship
  Attorney General George Jepsen was happy to accept a friendly wager from Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway over the outcome of tonight’s NCAA Women’s National Championship game between the University of Connecticut Huskies and the University of Louisville Cardinals.
 
4/9/2013Attorney General: CL&P Should Be Penalized in Storm Recovery Request for Withholding Critical Documents from PURA Investigation
  Attorney General George Jepsen today filed a petition with the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority asking for additional penalties against Connecticut Light and Power in its recently filed storm recovery request.
 
4/8/2013State Officials Announce Upcoming Mortgage Assistance Event
  Connecticut’s distressed homeowners have another opportunity to explore loan modification and foreclosure prevention options with their lenders at a day-long, state-sponsored forum on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Omni New Haven Hotel in New Haven.
 
4/5/2013Media Advisory
  News Conference, 2 pm MONDAY April 8, 2013
 
2/21/2013Attorney General Says Help to State Homeowners Running Ahead of Earlier Mortgage Relief Estimates
  Attorney General George Jepsen said Connecticut’s distressed homeowners are on track to receive significantly more mortgage relief from the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement than anticipated when the settlement was announced last year.