2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 3 - State Elective Officers
Chapter 31 - Governor
Section 3-5 - Governor to institute lawsuits for state.
The Governor is authorized to cause any suit or action at law to be brought in the name of the state, when in his judgment the interests of the state demand that such suit or action at law be brought.
(1949 Rev., S. 82.)
See Sec. 3-125 re duties of Attorney General.