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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.

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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

AGs Pen Letter in Support of EPA Finding on Dangers of Aircraft Fuel Lead Emissions

A group of 12 AGs wrote a comment letter to the EPA in support of the agency’s proposed finding that lead emissions from aircraft fuel cause or contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare (the “Proposed Endangerment Finding”). In the letter, the AGs provide state-level data for…

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Multistate AG Coalition Settles with CVS and Walgreens for $10.7 Billion over Opioid Allegations

A group of 18 AGs reached agreements with CVS Health Corporation and CVS Pharmacy, Inc., and separately with Walgreens Co., to resolve allegations regarding the companies’ roles in contributing to the nationwide opioid crisis. The states have until the end of 2022 to formally join the agreements, which then will go to local governments for…

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AG Tong Settles with Frontier Over Slow Internet and Deceptive Marketing Allegations

Connecticut AG William Tong reached a settlement with internet service provider Frontier Communications and its subsidiaries and related entities (collectively, “Frontier”) to resolve allegations that Frontier violated the state’s Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) by misrepresenting internet speeds, as well as engaging in several misleading marketing, sales, and customer services practices.

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