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 28, 2015
AG Jepsen Joins Colleagues in Urging Passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
  Attorney General Jepsen has joined attorneys general from 36 other states and the District of Columbia in sending a letter to the leadership of the Committee on the Judiciary for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives urging passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 (S. 524/HR 953). The proposed law would provide states with important tools to be more effective in confronting the growing challenge of heroin and opioid abuse and addiction.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Attorney General Jepsen Questions Pharmaceutical Company on Dramatic Price Increase for Lifesaving Opioid Emergency Drug
  – In a letter sent this week to the head of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – a California-based drug manufacturer – Attorney General George Jepsen is seeking to understand why the price of Naloxone, also known as Narcan, has dramatically and unexpectedly increased and wants to explore options with the company to address concerns that the higher cost is creating a burden for state and municipal first responders who rely on the drug in emergency situations involving heroin overdoses.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
State Officials: Agreement Provides Framework for Environmental Clean-up at New Haven's English Station
  Should the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority ultimately approve the proposed acquisition of UIL Holdings by Iberdrola, the companies will commit as many resources as necessary to remediate the island in New Haven that currently houses the contaminated English Station power plant, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee announced today.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
AG Jepsen: Connecticut Joins $71M Multistate Settlement with AMGEN Resolving Deceptive Marketing Allegations
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Connecticut has joined with 47 other states and the District of Columbia in a $71 million settlement with biopharmaceutical company AMGEN, Inc. to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted two biologic medications, Aranesp and Enbrel.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
AG Jepsen Joins Multistate Effort Supporting Victims of Predatory For-profit Schools
  Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with 10 fellow attorneys general from around the country in calling on the U.S. Department of Education to cancel federal student loans in cases where Corinthian Colleges and other for-profit colleges and universities have broken state law, including laws prohibiting unfair and deceptive sales practices, and to provide clear processes for students seeking relief.

Thursday, August 06, 2015
State Warns Businesses about “Official” Reporting Scam
  Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen are warning businesses across Connecticut about bogus forms being sent by the “Division of Corporate Services” seeking payment for an “Annual Records Statement,” alleging that payment is required by Connecticut law.