Attorney General calls for formal investigation of Equifax data breach

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen issued the following statement on the Equifax data breach that affects the sensitive personal information of approximately 143 million Americans: “This is a massive and very concerning data breach, and we are working to assess its impact on Connecticut residents. My office spoke with representatives of Equifax today and, together with the Illinois and Pennsylvania … read more

State files lawsuit against EPA to reduce pollution from Pennsylvania coal plant

Connecticut has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, District of Connecticut against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failure to take timely action on a petition from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) asking the EPA to take action to stop pollution from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant from blowing our way. The filing … read more

Connecticut consumers to receive e-book lawsuit settlement

Consumers in Connecticut will begin receiving account credits or checks on Tuesday, June 21, through the settlement of the eBook price-fixing lawsuit against Apple, Inc. brought by Attorney General George Jepsen and 32 other states in 2012. Eligible Connecticut consumers are expected to receive approximately $4.8 million from this settlement. These credits are in addition to $1.6 million already distributed … read more