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Lawrence Pacheco Wednesday, June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)— The Attorney General’s Office released the following statement from Attorney General Phil Weiser regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rolling back the Clean Power Plan:

Lawrence Pacheco Wednesday, June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)— Coloradans eligible for Medicare in the Colorado Springs Area will continue to have a broad selection of physicians and quality, cost-effective healthcare under a resolution to a lawsuit Attorney General Phil Weiser filed today. At issue is UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) $4.3 billion bid to acquire the physician practice group of DaVita Inc.

Lawrence Pacheco Friday, June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)— Today, Attorney General Phil Weiser announced that the Office of the Attorney General has secured $1,668,772 in debt relief for 168 Coloradans who incurred student loan debt after attending various ITT Tech (ITT) programs in Colorado.

Lawrence Pacheco Tuesday, June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)— Colorado joined nine states today in filing a multi-state lawsuit to halt the proposed merger of telecom giants T-Mobile and Sprint. The complaint alleges that the merger of two of the four largest national mobile network operators would deprive consumers of the benefits of competition and drive up prices for cellphone services. The following is a statement from the Colorado Department of Law regarding joining the lawsuit:

Lawrence Pacheco Monday, June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today announced two new leadership appointments to the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Department of Law.  Steven Kaufmann will serve as the new deputy attorney general of the Consumer Protection Section, and Martha Fulford was appointed as a first assistant attorney general and the administrator of the Consumer Credit Unit.

Lawrence Pacheco Thursday, June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)—Safe2Tell released its monthly report today. In May, the program received 2,877 tips, an 84 percent increase in monthly tip volume compared to May 2018. To date for the 2018-19 school year (SY), Safe2Tell has received 18,916 actionable tips, a 22 percent increase over 2017-18 SY. Suicide threats (421), drugs (228), and bullying (198) continued to be the top three categories of tips reported to the program.

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