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Connecticut Attorney General

Current State AG
William Tong (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee

The Connecticut-born son of Chinese immigrant parents, William Tong was elected in 2018 as the first Asian-American to serve at the statewide level in Connecticut. Prior to his election, AG Tong served 12 years in Connecticut’s General Assembly representing the 147th district, including serving as House Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. For 18 years, he practiced as a litigator in both state and federal courts first at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in NY City and then at Finn Dixon & Herling in...

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The Connecticut-born son of Chinese immigrant parents, William Tong was elected in 2018 as the first Asian-American to serve at the statewide level in Connecticut. Prior to his election, AG Tong served 12 years in Connecticut’s General Assembly representing the 147th district, including serving as House Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. For 18 years, he practiced as a litigator in both state and federal courts first at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in NY City and then at Finn Dixon & Herling in Stamford, CT. AG Tong was reelected in 2022.

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The AG is an elected position in Connecticut.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Connecticut Attorney General News & Insights

Internet Provider Sued Over Alleged Junk Fees and Deceptive Marketing

Connecticut AG William Tong sued CSC Holdings, LLC, the operating subsidiary of the telecommunications company Altice USA, Inc., alleging that the company’s marketing and provision of Internet services to Connecticut residents under the brand name Optimum violated the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA). The Complaint alleges that Altice violated the CUTPA by charging consumers…

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Connecticut AG Supports Legislation Curbing So-Called ‘Junk’ Fees

Connecticut AG William Tong submitted testimony in support of state Senate Bill No. 15, proposed legislation that would require fee disclosures across several consumer industries including ticket sales, food and beverage sales, and lodging accommodations. In his testimony, AG Tong expressed his support for the proposed legislation, which would require sellers to include all mandatory…

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