George Jepsen

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Connecticut and New York have joined 35 other states to investigate Facebook’s use of personal data. This comes as the Federal Trade Commission also confirms it is investigating the company.

AG Jepsen Pushes To Waive Fees On Credit Freezes

Mar 19, 2018
Mike Stewart / AP

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants state lawmakers to pass a bill to make credit freezes free of charge.

Jepsen says a large number of residents have been victims of massive data breaches and are “hit again by unfair fees they should not be forced to shoulder” when they try to take steps to protect their credit from fraud.

Many states already prohibit fees for security freezes. Connecticut law allows the nation's three major credit agencies, TransUnion, Experian and Equifax, to each charge up to $10.

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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.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

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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