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}
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.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
AG Jepsen Joins Colleagues in Urging FCC to Permit Phone Companies to Block Unwanted Telemarketing Calls
  Attorney General George Jepsen and 38 other state and territorial attorneys general sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) formally requesting its opinion regarding the legal authority of telephone companies to electronically block unwanted automated telemarketing calls – so called “robocalls” -- intended for their customers. Telephone companies have claimed that federal law administered by the FCC prohibits them from implementing existing technologies to block robocalls.

Thursday, September 04, 2014
AG Jepsen Joins Coalition Defending Federal Greenhouse-Gas Emissions Standards for Power Plants
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Connecticut and 11 other states, the City of New York and the District of Columbia joined in a court action to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s commitment to set greenhouse gas emissions standards for new and existing fossil-fuel electric generating power plants. The Attorney Generals’ action is in response to a challenge by a coalition of 12 coal-producing states, led by West Virginia, who challenge the terms of a 2010 settlement agreement under which the EPA agreed to enact the regulations.