2020 Press Releases
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Attorney General Tong Files Briefs Defending Access to Emergency Abortion Care
Attorney General William Tong this week joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general filing two amicus briefs in USA v. Idaho and Texas v. Becerra defending access to emergency abortion care.
Attorney General Tong Leads Coalition of Attorneys General in Important Win on Prescription Drugs
Statement on HHS Advisory Opinion on 340B Drug Pricing Program
AG Tong Statement On Major Victory to Protect Public Health
State Supreme Court Affirms Governor’s Authority During Public Health And Civil Preparedness Emergencies
An Open Letter from Attorney General William Tong on his Second Year In Office
This year has been unlike any other. “Unprecedented” barely scrapes the surface of both the tragedy and heroism we have experienced.
Attorney General Tong Joins 23-State Coalition Encouraging Diversity and Local Ownership in Broadcast Media
State Attorneys General Argue Before Supreme Court that a Diverse and Local Media Benefits Communities, Democracy
Attorney General Tong Resolves Data Breach Investigation of Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Attorney General Tong, along with the attorneys general of 27 states, has entered into a settlement with Sabre Corp. that resolves an investigation into the 2017 data breach of Sabre Hospitality Solutions’ hotel booking system.
Attorney General Tong Files Amicus Brief in Support of Lawsuit Challenging Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 12 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of environmental groups’ challenge to the Keystone XL Pipeline.
AG Tong Argues ATF Has Failed to Regulate Ghost Guns
Attorney General William Tong announced Connecticut has joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general urging the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to compel the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to properly regulate untraceable partially-assembled “ghost guns.
AG Tong Joins Multistate Comments Against Trump Administration's Rush to Sell Oil and Gas Leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Attorney General William Tong joined a coalition of 13 states in filing comments with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) opposing the Trump Administration’s reckless plan to sell oil and gas leases in the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before President Trump leaves office, rushing the process with unprecedented haste before the scheduled public comment period has closed.
Attorney General Tong Statement on Supreme Court Census Ruling
Attorney General William Tong issued a statement today regarding the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to rule on the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s plan to unlawfully exclude noncitizens from the census count.
Attorney General Tong Announces $2 Million Multistate Settlement with CafePress Over 2019 Data Breach
Attorney General William Tong today announced that a coalition of seven states has reached a $2 million settlement with CafePress, Inc. stemming from a 2019 data breach of its user database that compromised the personal information of approximately 22 million consumers, including more than 236,000 Connecticut residents.
Attorney General Tong Sues to End Google's Illegal Monopoly in Search
Attorney General William Tong today joined a bipartisan coalition of 38 attorneys general in suing Google LLC for anticompetitive conduct in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.
Attorney General Tong Joins Coalition Reminding White House to Maintain Presidential Records After Trump Administration’s Repeated Disregard for Law
Attorney General William Tong today joined a multistate coalition of 15 attorneys general from around the nation in calling on the Trump Administration to comply with the Presidential Records Act and the Federal Records Act.
- 12/14/2020 Attorney General Tong Statement on Sandy Hook Anniversary
Attorney General Tong Leads Bipartisan Coalition Protecting Access to Affordable Prescriptions for Low-Income Patients
Attorney General William Tong today led a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold accountable drug manufacturers that are unlawfully imperiling access to affordable prescriptions for low-income patients.