The Office of Attorney General William Tong
Page 4 of 34
Attorney General Tong Issues Statement Defending the Affordable Care Act Ahead of Oral Arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court
Coalition of 20 states and D.C. will defend the ACA in U.S. Supreme Court on November 10, 2020
Attorney General Tong Statement on the Peaceful Transfer of Power
Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement on the peaceful transfer of power.
Attorney General Tong Moves to Revoke or Reduce Pensions of Former Bridgeport Police Chief and Personnel Director
Attorney General William Tong has moved to revoke or reduce the pensions of former Bridgeport Police Chief Armando “A.J.” Perez and Personnel Director David Dunn following federal guilty pleas involving the scheme to award Perez the Chief of Police position under false and fraudulent pretenses. Both men have pleaded guilty to federal Wire Fraud and False Statements charges.
AG Tong Leads Coalition Opposing Trump Order Appearing to Ban Implicit Bias Training
Attorney General William Tong led a coalition of attorneys general urging President Donald Trump to rescind his Executive Order on “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” that could be misconstrued to prohibit implicit bias trainings for federal contractors and federal grantees.
Attorney General Tong Statement Regarding PURA Decision Ending Emergency Moratorium On Utility Shut-Offs
Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement regarding a decision today by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to end the emergency moratorium on electric, natural gas, and water utility shut-offs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attorney General Tong Multistate Coalition Pushing for Scientific and Medical Research Funding During COVID-19 Pandemic
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and its National Institutes of Health (NIH) urging them to reject recent recommendations made by the Trump Administration’s NIH Human Fetal Tissue Ethics Advisory Board (Board).
AG Tong Joins 22 State Coalition Opposing Trump Administration's Drastic Limits on International Student Visas
DHS Proposed Rule Threatens Students’ Ability to Earn Degrees, Harms State Economies
AG Tong Joins 15- State Coalition Defending North Carolina's Extended Ballot Deadline For Receiving Mail-In Ballots
Attorneys General Argue in Supreme Court That Deadline Extension Protects Public Health and Vote-By-Mail Participation Amid Pandemic, USPS Delays
Attorney General Tong Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Block Robocall Loopholes
Attorney General William Tong today filed an amicus brief in Facebook v. Noah Duguid, a U.S. Supreme Court case that will determine the scope of the protections of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Attorney General Tong Joins Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys Generals Pledging to Work to Ensure Free, Fair, and Secure Election
Attorney General William Tong, along with a bipartisan coalition of 36 Attorneys General from the National Association of Attorneys General, released a statement ahead of next week’s election urging all Americans to vote confidently and make their voices heard.
Attorney General Tong Fights Trump Administration Push to Enable Health Care Discrimination
Coalition Files Amicus Brief Against HHS Final Rule Allowing Health Care Providers to Refuse to Provide Health Care on Basis of “Religious or Moral Objections”
AG Tong Joins 13 State Coalition Defending Minnesota's Extension Deadline For Mail In Ballots
Coalition Argues That Extended Deadline Protects Public Health and Vote-By-Mail Participation Amid Pandemic and Post Office Delays
Attorney General Tong: Department of Justice Purdue Settlement Unacceptable
Attorney General William Tong released a statement today regarding the criminal settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Purdue Pharma.
Attorney General Tong Opposes “Zero Benefit” Trump Administration Plan to Lock In Dangerous Levels of Airplane Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 12 attorneys general filing comments opposing an unlawful Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan that would lock in dangerously high levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from airplanes.
AG Tong Joins 17 State Coalition Opposing Alabama's Attempt To Ban Curbside Voting
Coalition Argues in Supreme Court That Curbside Voting is a Reasonable Option for Safe and Secure Voting Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic