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Tag Archives: Attorney General

Salazar, Weiser debate policy in quest for Democratic attorney general nomination

As primary ballots hit mailboxes this week, a Bernie-backed progressive lawmaker and a well-funded mainstream law professor are competing for the Democratic nomination for attorney […]...

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June 9, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Attorney general candidate sues the secretary of state over rejected voter signatures

This story was updated on May 3 after a judge dismissed the lawsuit.  Brad Levin, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, saw about half the […]...

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April 24, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Dems seeking AG’s office want gun control and end to death penalty, but differ on other matters 

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is siding with the oil and gas industry by appealing a lower court ruling that would increase safety and environmental regulations […]...

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March 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix

Attorney general may have exceeded power in death penalty prosecution

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s office is facing accusations that it overstepped its power in a death penalty case. One of Coffman’s top aides, Assistant […]...

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September 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Settlement will pay back Colorado victims of illegal predatory lending

An online subprime loan company accused of charging consumers rates in excess of Colorado law has been barred from doing business in the state. And […]...

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June 8, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

An attempt to investigate Planned Parenthood fetal-tissue sales fails

Republicans tried again Monday to force another state agency to look into allegations that Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains sold fetal tissue, a federal felony […]...

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April 5, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Cynthia Coffman’s Columbine Tweets blasted as ‘ignorant,’ ‘insensitive’

Cynthia Coffman doesn’t get it. That’s one Columbine dad’s response to Colorado’s Attorney General’s office deriding one of the killers’ mothers for speaking publicly about […]...

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February 23, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Holder wrong, Obama could pull pot out of legal limbo

Colorado’s Amendment 64 made recreational pot legal in the state last year but marijuana remains an illegal on the federal level. That’s a problem for […]...

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February 18, 2015 Just In

Springs mayor race gets even more complicated

  You may know Attorney General John Suthers as a key force upholding Colorado’s gay marriage ban. And you wouldn’t be wrong. But now he […]...

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September 3, 2014 Just In

Another AG request for delay on marriage equality bites the dust

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree issued an order this morning allowing Denver County Clerk Debra Johnson to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a request from Attorney General John Suthers for an emergency injunction that would have stopped her....

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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The Home Front: Anti-fracking protestors ‘forced officials to abruptly adjourn’ a city council meeting in Lafayette

“An impromptu protest from anti-fracking activists on the floor of Lafayette’s City Council meeting Tuesday forced officials to abruptly adjourn, suspending the leadership’s planned vote […]

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