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Annie Skinner Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Attorney General Coffman and Mayor Suthers receive hands-on demonstration at local Walmart pharmacy

 

COLORADO SPRINGS- Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers today met with officials from Walmart and DisposeRx to receive a hands-on demonstration of an innovative new initiative to help curb the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic that Walmart is giving its pharmacy patients filling opioid prescriptions.

Annie Skinner Monday, July 2, 2018

LIBOR manipulation hurt government and not-for-profit counterparties in Colorado and across the country

DENVER--- Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR. This is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers.

Annie Skinner Thursday, June 28, 2018

DENVER- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey are leading a bi-partisan effort urging U.S. Congressional leadership to vote against HR 3299 (“Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017”) and HR 4439 (“Modernizing Credit Opportunities Act”). The coalition of 20 attorneys general sent a letter to leadership in the U.S.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, June 26, 2018

AG Coffman proposed seven big agenda items in her final legislative session, all of which were passed and signed by the Governor.

DENVER— Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman proposed her most aggressive agenda to date in the 2018 legislative session, and all of the bills will become effective in the coming months.

Annie Skinner Thursday, June 21, 2018

DENVER—Today Solicitor General Frederick R. Yarger accepted the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) “Best Brief Award” at the organization’s 2018 summer conference in Portland, Oregon. This is the third time the Attorney General’s Office has received this award during Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman’s tenure; before then, the office had never won a Best Brief Award. The award honors the best United States Supreme Court briefs authored by attorneys general offices around the country.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The case arose out of investigations conducted by Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

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Annie Skinner Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the week after the school shooting in Parkland that left 17 dead, a Colorado hotline made for students to anonymously share safety concerns saw 50 percent more reports — most were on details of planned school attacks, which resulted in arrests.
https://www.cpr.org/news/story/in-parkland-s-wake-colorado-safe2tell-could-be-a-model-to-break-the-code-of-silence

Annie Skinner Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Colorado will receive $107 million next month from Big Tobacco, the latest payment related to the 1998 settlement between cigarette companies and multiple states.
https://www.denverpost.com/2018/03/27/colorado-tobacco-settlement/

Annie Skinner Friday, March 16, 2018

After a teenage gunman killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school last month, schools across the country were hit by a wave of copycat threats.
http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2018/03/16/to-prevent-suicides-and-school-shootings-more-states-embrace-anonymous-tip-lines

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