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ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG JOINS COALITION CALLING ON EPA TO WITHDRAW PROPOSAL TO UNDERMINE MERCURY AND AIR TOXICS STANDARDS
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 26 states, counties, and cities in calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw its unlawful proposal to reverse the agency’s determination—first made nearly 20 years ago—that it is “appropriate and necessary” under the federal Clean Air Act to regulate mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal plants.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG, MULTISTATE COALITION FILE BRIEF IN ONGOING LAWSUIT TO PROTECT STATE, MUNICIPALITIES FROM UNLAWFUL RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC SAFETY GRANTS
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of six other Attorneys General in filing a brief today in their lawsuit to block the Trump administration’s efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions by putting immigration-related conditions on the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program (Byrne JAG), a federal law enforcement grant.
AN OPEN LETTER TO CONNECTICUT ON MY 100TH DAY AS YOUR ATTORNEY GENERAL
Today marks 100 days since I first took the oath of office as your 45th Attorney General.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG, CONSUMER COUNSEL KATZ SUPPORT BAN OF “AUTO-RENEWALS” IN THIRD-PARTY ELECTRIC SUPPLIER CONTRACTS
Attorney General William Tong and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz today urged legislators to pass the comprehensive suite of protections for existing and prospective customers of third-party electric suppliers in House Bill No. 7155, An Act Concerning Consumer Protections for Customers of Electric Suppliers, including a proposed ban of so-called “auto-renewals” of third-party supplier contracts with residential consumers.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG CAUTIONS CONSUMERS AGAINST SAFE HOME SECURITY INC.'S BUSINESS PRACTICES
After the Office of the Attorney General filed a motion for contempt alleging Safe Home Security Inc. violated the terms of its 2014 settlement, Attorney General William Tong is warning consumers to remain vigilant against the company's business practices.
STATE ANNOUNCES JOINT FEDERAL-STATE FALSE CLAIMS ACT SETTLEMENT WITH WATERBURY SOCIAL WORKER
(Hartford, CT) –Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and state Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby today announced a joint federal-state settlement with a school social worker who will pay $145,855 and will be suspended from participating in Connecticut's Medicaid program for three years to settle allegations that she submitted false claims for payment for psychotherapy services for children who were Medicaid recipients.
LEGISLATION TO STRENGTHEN CIVIL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT IN CONNECTICUT PASSES JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement after the Judiciary Committee voted 24 to 15 to pass legislation strengthening the Office of the Attorney General's ability to enforce civil rights laws in Connecticut.
AG TONG, 21 STATES OPPOSE DEVOS ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE INVESTIGATIONS INTO STUDENT LOAN INDUSTRY
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 21 state attorneys general led by Washington, New Jersey, and Colorado in a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to renew their request that the Department reverse limitations placed on the routine disclosure of student loan information to state law enforcement agencies.
- 4/8/2019 ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION OF HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG FILES MOTION TO BLOCK PRESIDENT TRUMP FROM DIVERTING FUNDS AND RESOURCES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A BORDER WALL
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 20 states led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today in filing a motion to block the Trump Administration's attempt to unlawfully divert $1.6 billion in federal funds to build a border wall.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG ANNOUNCES FALSE CLAIMS ACT SETTLEMENT WITH NEW HAVEN DENTIST
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today announced a $252,913 settlement with New Haven dentist Robert Sorrentino to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims for oral surgery and maxillofacial services to the Medicaid program.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG JOINS MULTI-STATE AMICUS BRIEF PROTECTING WOMEN'S ACCESS TO ABORTION SERVICES
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general today in filing an amicus brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to affirm a lower court's finding that a Kentucky law that severely restricts access to abortion services is unconstitutional under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
AG TONG JOINS COALITION OPPOSING TRUMP-IMPOSED FOOD STAMP WORK REQUIREMENTS
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 21 states and territories in opposing an unlawful Trump administration effort to strip residents of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, commonly called “food stamps.”
AG TONG JOINS 39 STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN EXPRESSING CONCERN REGARDING HHS PAIN MANAGEMENT DRAFT REPORT
Attorney General William Tong joined members of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sharing concerns about the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Draft Report.
ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG AND COALITION FILE BRIEF IN CENSUS CASE CHALLENGING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ATTEMPT TO ADD CITIZENSHIP QUESTION TO THE 2020 CENSUS
Attorney General William Tong and a coalition of 18 states, 16 local governments, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, led by New York, filed a merits brief in the United States Supreme Court in the case challenging the Trump Administration’s attempt to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census. Attorney General Tong released the following statement: