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State Officials File Suit Against Charity Director

The Attorney General’s office and the Department of Consumer Protection charge that the executive director of the Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation, used scholarship money for personal expenses — including dog daycare and grooming. a personal trainer, and for cash withdrawals and payments to at least one personal credit card account.

01/21/2014

Connecticut-based Affinion is paying $30-million to settle claims in 46 states. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Company Pays $30 Million Settlement

Connecticut-based Affilion is paying $30-million to settle claims in 46 states.

10/11/2013

Water Company Agrees To $10 Million Rate Settlement

A Connecticut water utility says a settlement with state officials will cut rates for customers and it promises to not seek a general rate increase until 2015.

07/01/2013

Foreclosure (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Event To Help Struggling Homeowners

The state of Connecticut is offering help to struggling homeowners with loan modifications, foreclosure prevention, debt management and other issues.

04/15/2013

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School on Dec. 16, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorney General, Consumer Protection Ask Sandy Hook Charities For Disclosures

Connecticut authorities want to make sure that the public knows how the millions of dollars donated in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is being spent.

03/28/2013

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Justice Department Files Suit Against Credit Rating Agencies

Connecticut’s Attorney General joined other state attorneys geeneral and top justice department officials to announce the first major government action against a credit-rating agency, saying Standard & Poor’s knowingly inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.

02/05/2013

Power line repairs (Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

Northeast Utilities Disputes Charge It Broke Layoff Reporting Rule

Hartford-based Northeast Utilities is disputing allegations by Connecticut officials that the company broke a requirement to notify the state of any layoffs.

12/04/2012

A foreclosed home stands boarded up on February 9, 2012 in Islip, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nearly 3,000 Connecticut Homeowners Received Help

A new report shows nearly 3,000 Connecticut homeowners have received direct financial relief totaling more than $184 million from a national settlement with the country’s largest mortgage servicers.

11/19/2012

For years after its construction, the UConn Law School's library underwent renovations.  In 2008, it was surrounded by fences and wrapped in a temporary covering. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Can Sue Contractors Over Law Library Faults

The state Supreme Court today ruled that the state can sue contractors responsible for building a leaky law library at the UConn Law School in Hartford.

11/02/2012

File photo of a handcuffed prisoner. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dad Accused Of Killing Infant Son By Squeezing Head, Throwing Him Into Chair

The Maine attorney general’s office has brought a murder charge against a father who told police he squeezed his infant son’s head and threw him into a chair, causing injuries that led to his death.

05/09/2012

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