George Jepsen

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Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen’s announcement that he won’t seek re-election has opened up an opportunity for several candidates who are seeking statewide office.

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Connecticut’s two-term Democratic Attorney General George Jepsen said he won’t be seeking re-election next year. He’s the third statewide elected official to decide not to run for office again.

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The attorney generals of 19 states and territories, including Connecticut, want health care companies that offer pharmacy benefits to step up programs to reduce opioid abuse.  

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Connecticut joined Massachusetts, California and Kentucky in filing a lawsuit on Friday challenging the Trump administration’s move to stop $7 billion in federal subsidy payments to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act.

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Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failure to take timely action on a petition to limit air pollution that drifts into the state from coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania.