HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two insurance companies have agreed to provide a total of $10.5 million to help Connecticut homeowners cover the cost of repairing and replacing crumbling foundations, officials said Tuesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut businesses are being warned about a bogus mailing from "Workplace Compliance Services" claiming a payment is required under state law.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut will receive more than $5.2 million from a multi-state legal settlement with a national bank.
Attorney General George Jepsen on Friday announced the $575 million agreement between all 50 states and Washington, D.C. and Wells Fargo Bank N.A. He says it resolves claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by opening millions of unauthorized accounts without customers' knowledge or consent, among other improper acts.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says the state will be suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and several current and former company officials on allegations their marketing of the painkiller helped fuel the nation's opioid crisis.
Jepsen said Thursday that the lawsuit will be filed in state Superior Court in Hartford after the defendants are formally served with the complaint.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorneys general in Connecticut and Louisiana say settlement talks are ongoing in a federal antitrust lawsuit accusing companies that produce generic prescription drugs of price-fixing.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, the Democrat leading the lawsuit, confirmed Tuesday that negotiations are underway and said he expects announcements in 2019.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An expected one-day trial over whether former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez's pension should be revoked or reduced because of his corruption convictions is set to begin.
The testimony is scheduled Wednesday in Hartford Superior Court.
State law allows for the revocation or reduction of corrupt public officials' retirement benefits. Attorney General George Jepsen sued last year seeking to reduce or revoke Perez's $2,300-per-month pension.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on Connecticut's midterm election results (all times local):
Democratic state Rep. William Tong has won the race for Connecticut attorney general over Republican Sue Hatfield in a campaign that centered heavily on President Donald Trump's policies.
Tong will succeed Democratic Attorney General George Jepsen, who did not seek re-election. Tong is the first Asian-American to be elected to both the state legislature and a statewide constitutional office.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut has filed a lawsuit alleging about a dozen current and retired state employees participated in an illegal pyramid scheme with a Florida-based pharmacy.
Attorney General George Jepsen's office says the company, Assured Rx, and the workers in 2014 and 2015 defrauded the state's Pharmacy Benefit Plan out of $10.9 million by filing false claims for expensive compound medications.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's agenda has emerged as a focal point in the race for attorney general in Connecticut, where even the Republican candidates agree some of his policies should be challenged in court.
The current attorney general, George Jepsen, a Democrat who is not seeking re-election, has filed or joined other states in filing nearly two dozen lawsuits against the Trump administration on issues ranging from taxation to pollution to the 2020 census.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's work has been recognized by the National Association of Attorneys General .
The Democrat received the Kelley-Wyman Award for doing the most to meet the association's goals of leading litigation for a state, reforming laws when necessary and leading legal and public advocacy initiatives.
MASHAN TUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Connecticut Republican state convention (all times local):
Connecticut Republicans have endorsed candidates for Attorney General and Secretary of the State, hoping to break the longtime Democratic stronghold on those seats.
Delegates at Friday's state convention backed Pomfret nurse and attorney Susan Hatfield for attorney general and former New Fairfield First Selectman Susan Chapman for secretary of the state.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Attorney General George Jepsen is warning Connecticut officials not to assume a planned tribal casino in East Windsor can open without formal federal approvals.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state officials have joined a coalition of attorneys general and cities in filing a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump Administration from demanding citizenship information in the 2020 decennial Census.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts-based laboratory will forfeit more than $1 million to settle claims it billed for medically unnecessary urine drug screens.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Southbridge-based Precision Testing Laboratories, Inc. and owner David Fromm, of Hull, agreed to make a payment of more than $400,000 as part of the Massachusetts settlement.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said the lab will forfeit nearly $657,000 as part of the Connecticut settlement.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The attorneys general for New York and Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in the latest multi-state effort to compel federal regulators to reduce smog blowing in from other states.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is joining a coalition of 21 states and the District of Columbia in suing to block the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules.
Democratic Attorney General George Jepsen said Tuesday "the internet should always remain open and free." He says he's proud to stand with his colleagues across the country "in strong support of net neutrality and opposed to the FCC's illegal action."
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's longtime State Treasurer Denise Nappier announced Wednesday she won't seek re-election to a sixth term in office, creating another open seat for a constitutional office in this year's election.
The 66-year-old Democrat told reporters she wants to leave office while "on top," noting how the state's pension and trust funds have grown from $19 billion to $34 billion under her tenure.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Chris Mattei (MATT'-ee) says he's running for attorney general, switching gears from a possible gubernatorial run.
The Democrat announced his intentions Monday on the steps of the Connecticut Supreme Court building. It comes a week after Democratic Attorney General George Jepsen announced he will not seek a third term in 2018.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced Monday he won't seek a third term in 2018, saying he wants to pursue different challenges but not a run for governor next year.
The Democrat acknowledged he doesn't know what his future holds.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut will join other states in suing the Trump administration over its move to kill an Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming.
The Democrat said Tuesday it's especially important to Connecticut, with its many miles of coastline, to address climate change. Jepsen says the state's economy is "linked to unique and sensitive resources" that will be affected by global warming.
Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives.
They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas requesting information from five companies that make powerful prescription painkillers and demanded information from three distributors. Forty-one attorneys general are involved in various parts of the civil investigation.