The Office of Attorney General William Tong
2021 Press Releases
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Attorney General Tong Takes Action to Ensure Attorneys General Can Continue Fighting Robocalls
Coalition files amicus brief seeking to uphold the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Connecticut Behavioral Health Clinician Group Pays $100K to Settle False Claims Allegations
Attorney General William Tong and John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Neil Quatrano, and his business, Behavioral Management, LLC, have entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal and state governments and will pay more than $100,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and state False Claims Acts.
Attorney General Tong Joins Bipartisan Coalition Fighting to Protect Nearly One Million Homeowners from Unlawful Fees
Mortgage Servicing Class Action Settlement Violates Most States’ Laws and Provides Windfall for Mortgage Servicer
Court Unseals States' Latest Generic Drug Complaint, Including Excerpts from "Diary of Collusion" Meticulously Documenting Widespread Price-Fixing
Attorney General William Tong today released the third full unredacted complaint filed by a coalition of 51 states and territories resulting from its more than six year antitrust investigation into price-fixing in the generic pharmaceutical industry.
Attorney General Tong Seeks Update to Price Gouging and Data Breach Notification Statutes
Attorney General William Tong testified today before the General Law Committee in support of two pieces of legislation sought by the Office of the Attorney General to strengthen the state’s price gouging and data breach notification statutes.
Attorney General Tong Sends Letter to Alden Global Capital Requesting Information on Potential Purchase of Tribune Publishing
Tong expresses concerns about Alden’s plans for America’s oldest continuously published newspaper
- 1/27/2021 Attorney General Tong Seeks Legislation to Strengthen Price Gouging Enforcement
AG Tong, Judicial Branch, DCP Warn Against Jury Duty Scam Calls
Attorney General William Tong, Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull and the Connecticut Judicial Branch issued an alert urging consumers to be wary of scam callers posing as Connecticut judicial marshals demanding immediate payment of fines for missing jury duty to avoid arrest
AG Tong Joins Coalition of 18 Attorneys General Defending Key Provision of the Voting Rights Act Before Supreme Court
Attorney General William Tong this week joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a robust test for applying Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).
Attorney General Tong Urges FDA to Ban Menthol Cigarettes
AGs Argue Menthol Cigarette Use Disproportionately Impacts Youth, Minority Populations
AG Tong Statement on the Passing of Judge Dominic Squatrito
Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement today on the passing of United States District Judge Dominic Squatrito.
Attorney General Tong Statement on Decision Striking Down Trump "Dirty Power" Rule
Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement regarding the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Dirty Power” rule. Connecticut was among 22 states and seven local governments that sued in 2019 to block the Trump Administration’s inaccurately named Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
Attorney General Tong Joins Coalitions of State AGs Fighting Last-Ditch Efforts by Trump Administration to Gut Environmental Protections
Administration to Gut Environmental Protections Coalitions fighting to protect the Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and Clean Air Cost-Benefit Rule
Attorney General Tong Moves for State Custody of Neglected Horses Seized from Oakdale Farm
The Office of the Attorney General today moved for the state to gain permanent custody of eight malnourished and severely neglected horses seized from Laurel Ledge Farm in Oakdale.
Attorney General Tong Joins Suit to Block Trump Administration Rule That Locks In Dangerous Levels of Airplane Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Attorney General William Tong today joined a multistate coalition suing to block an unlawful Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that would lock in dangerously high levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from airplanes.