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Lawrence Pacheco Thursday, January 17, 2019

First of its kind role will strengthen community engagement and team performance

Jan. 17, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has selected Lisa Neal-Graves to serve on his leadership team as the Colorado Department of Law’s Chief Innovation Officer. Neal-Graves is the first person in the nation to serve in such a role in an Attorney General’s office. This constitutes another pioneering first for Colorado.

Lawrence Pacheco Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Jan. 15, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Recruiting and retainable high-caliber legal talent, combating the opioid epidemic, and managing the criminal appeals backlog are among the top budget priorities Attorney General Phil Weiser highlighted during testimony today before the General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC).
Lawrence Pacheco Monday, January 14, 2019
Jan. 14, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser released the following statement in response to the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission v. Martinez:
 
“The Colorado Supreme Court properly ruled today that the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has the statutory authority and obligation to regulate oil and gas development as necessary to protect the public health, safety, and environment.
Annie Skinner Friday, January 4, 2019

Settlement will bring $493.7 million in debt relief for CEC students

DENVER—For-profit education company Career Education Corp. (CEC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices and forgo collecting about $493.7 million in debts owed by 179,529 students nationally, in a settlement with Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and 48 other attorneys general.

Annie Skinner Thursday, January 3, 2019

Study focused on counties with highest youth suicide rate

Annie Skinner Friday, December 28, 2018
Colorado to receive over $21M to resolve consumer protection claims of alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices

DENVER– Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado has joined with 49 other states and the District of Colombia in a $575M settlement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to resolve state consumer protection claims for alleged unfair and deceptive trade practices.

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Annie Skinner Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, Lt. Governor Donna Lynne and Former Columbine High School Principal announce Colorado Healing Fund.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, December 11, 2018

When Frank DeAngelis was principal of Columbine High School in 1999, schools didn’t have protocols for mass shootings. The only drills they conducted were for fires. And there was no mechanism, no playbook for supporting families after what was then an unimaginable tragedy.
https://www.denverpost.com/2018/12/11/colorado-healing-fund-mass-shooting-victims/

Annie Skinner Tuesday, December 11, 2018

DENVER -- A  new non-profit launched on Wednesday is dedicated to helping victims of mass tragedy crime. The Colorado Healing Fund, a first-of-its-kind organization, was announced Wednesday by Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman, Lt. Governor Donna Lynne and former Columbine High School Principal Frank DeAngelis.
https://kdvr.com/2018/12/11/new-non-profit-will-help-victims-of-mass-tragedy-in-colorado/

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