Bills concerning the records of cemetery associations, public comment periods and remote meetings are on their way through the legislature.
Blumenthal said many Democratic attorneys general are as progressive as Harris and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Attorney General William Tong is investigating whether the manufacturers of do-it-yourself rape kits have falsely represented that evidence collected with the kits is admissible in court.
The request for admissions, a standard filing in a federal court case, asks the 19-year-old who gave birth in her prison cell a series of combative and peculiar questions.
In one email, a lawyer for Heritage Pharmaceuticals suggests drug companies respond with “polite FU letters” to congressional inquiries.
As a constellation of states pass laws to restrict or ban abortion, CT lawmakers took aim Thursday at faith-based centers that deceive women seeking medical assistance for a pregnancy.
The ability of the Connecticut attorney general’s office to investigate and seek civil penalties for hate crimes and civil rights offenses would be clarified, expanded and codified in state law under legislation passed Wednesday by the House of Representatives and sent to the Senate.
Legislative leaders are still deciding whether they will take up the hot-button issue of repealing the provision this year.
Wells Fargo will pay $575 million under a 50-state settlement led by Connecticut and three other states relating to fraudulent mortgage and insurance fees, as well as the scandal in which millions of accounts were created without consumers’ consent, Attorney General George Jepsen announced Friday.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who has sponsored legislation aimed at protecting special counsel Bob Mueller, angrily denounced President Donald Trump’s replacement of Attorney General Jeff Session with Matthew Whitaker, a Justice Department employee who thinks Mueller has exceeded his powers.
Connecticut’s Office of Attorney General should model integrity, fairness, and inspire respect for the law. Our courts, the judicial process, and law enforcement officials are vital. They need a strong advocate. Incredibly, a Republican has not won the Office of Attorney General in Connecticut since 1954! But this year, change is critical to restore our state’s economic competitiveness. And that requires a new brand of leadership from the attorney general.
State Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, closed his exploratory committee Monday and formally joined the race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, promising to be an aggressive counter-weight to the Trump administration.
A Democratic legislator and a former Republican lawmaker took steps toward a run for Connecticut attorney general Tuesday, one day after George Jepsen’s surprise announcement he would not seek a third term in 2018. Both contenders appeared to meet the unique residency and professional standards defined by the Supreme Court in 2010. Others, if they are diligent, will do some research before making a move.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Attorney General Jeff Sessions played a game of political cat and mouse Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing, with the Democratic senator pressing Sessions on whether he’d been contacted for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller. Blumenthal finally got a no from Sessions.
A formal opinion released Thursday by Attorney General George Jepsen warns of legal peril in rewriting state-employee contracts through legislation, but notes the free hand legislators have after contracts expire and the flexibility the courts have granted in some cases in the event of extreme fiscal emergencies.