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, October 01, 2014
Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen: BIA's Wholesale, Dramatic Federal Tribal Recognition Changes Should be Rejected
  Attorney General George Jepsen yesterday filed official comments with the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs on behalf of the state in opposition to proposed rules issued that would significantly weaken the substantive requirements for federal tribal recognition. Governor Dannel P. Malloy said that he supports the Attorney General's comments and that, if ultimately enacted, the BIA's proposed rules would have a unique impact in Connecticut.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Statement from AG Jepsen and Healthcare Advocate Veltri On Anthem, Hartford Healthcare Contract Dispute
  "We are profoundly disappointed that Anthem and Hartford Healthcare have been unable to reach an agreement by deadline, and we are very concerned about the impact that this situation will have on the thousands of Connecticut residents who now find that their hospital provider is no longer in network. We strongly urge the two parties to put the quality and continuity of patient care first and resolve this matter as quickly as possible."

Monday, September 29, 2014
AG Jepsen: New Physician Practice Acquisition Notice Requirement Takes Effect on October 1
  Legislation proposed by Attorney General George Jepsen requiring that notice of certain physician practice acquisitions be provided to the state Office of the Attorney General will take effect on October 1. Today, Attorney General Jepsen announced that, in order to facilitate the new required notice, he has posted a new form on his Web site as well as instructions for the form's completion and submission.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
State Joins National Settlement with Shire Pharmaceuticals
  Attorney General George Jepsen, Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane and state Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby announced today that Connecticut has joined a federal-state settlement with Shire Pharmaceuticals, LLC to resolve allegations that the company inappropriately marketed Adderall XR, Vyvanse, Daytrona, Lialda and Pentasa for conditions not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Department of Consumer Protection, Attorney General Urge Home Depot Customers to Report Misuse, Take Advantage of Free Identity Protection and Monitoring in Wake of Data Breach
  Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein and Attorney General George Jepsen today advised all Connecticut residents who have shopped at Home Depot stores since April to take advantage of the free services being offered by the retailer in the wake of the massive data breach announced earlier this month.

Monday, September 15, 2014
Attorney General Jepsen Asks Apple for Meeting on Watch Privacy Questions
  Apple, Inc. has billed its new Apple Watch as "the most personal device" that it has ever created, but Attorney General George Jepsen has questions about the privacy protections that the company will implement and enforce on the device.