DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that, in light of a lawsuit filed by Colorado and 19 other States, the federal government has agreed to reconsider rules adopted during the Obama administration that restrict property owners’ use of land.
DENVER—Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office has reached a settlement on behalf of the State of Colorado with various tobacco companies over disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). Under the settlement, Colorado will receive a lump sum payment of approximately $107 million on April 19, 2018. This payment is in addition to the annual MSA payment of approximately $75 million that the State will receive the same day.
Bipartisan group of 37 Attorneys General tell Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to turn over information on Facebook’s business practices and privacy protections
DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company’s business practices and privacy protections.
DENVER— Today, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined a bipartisan coalition of 56 states and territories urging Congress to end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment. Too often employees are required to sign employment contracts containing arbitration agreements mandating that sexual harassment claims be resolved through private arbitration instead of the judicial process. The secrecy surrounding these proceedings can protect serial violators and provide inadequate relief to victims.
DENVER—Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Shannon P. Murphy on five counts of securities fraud. Murphy is accused of soliciting and accepting investment opportunities into companies Epic Mineral Resources, Inc. (EPIC), Murphy Mining International, LLC (MMI), and Murphy Mining and Exploration, LLC (MME). Murphy represented to investors that their investment funds would be used for mining operations and would pay substantial returns.
DENVER- Below is a statement from Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman on the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in School District No.1 v. Masters:
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A new report shows Mesa County has a higher rate of suicide than the state average. Now, the District is meeting with Mesa County Public Health to figure out trends, and hopefully decide on solutions.
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.
Colorado will receive $107 million next month from Big Tobacco, the latest payment related to the 1998 settlement between cigarette companies and multiple states.