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Annie Skinner Monday, October 29, 2018

DENVER—Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today joined a coalition of 32 attorneys general calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to continue protecting military servicemembers against predatory lenders under the Military Lending Act (MLA). The attorneys general urge the CFPB to reconsider its reported decision to stop examining lenders to ensure they are complying with the MLA.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Office to provide critical funding to help young people seeking mental health treatment and support

Annie Skinner Thursday, October 11, 2018

Attorney General Releases School Legal Guide to Help Support Information Sharing, School Violence Prevention

DENVER– Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that the Safe2Tell program is on track to have another record-breaking school year for number of tips reported. The program has continued to see growth every year since the inception of the school safety initiative in 2004. In September of 2018, a total number of 1,842 total reports were received— a 46% increase in monthly tip volume as compared to September 2017.

Annie Skinner Wednesday, September 26, 2018

DENVER–Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado has joined with 49 other states and the District of Columbia in a $148M settlement with Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers.

Annie Skinner Wednesday, September 19, 2018

DENVER– Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has joined with 55 other attorneys general collectively calling for Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The attorneys general sent a letter this week to congressional leaders and the chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees, urging lawmakers to vote to reauthorize VAWA before it expires this year.

Annie Skinner Monday, September 10, 2018

DENVER- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and the AARP Foundation ElderWatch program today alerted Colorado consumers about callers claiming to be with the Social Security Administration (SSA). These imposters are claiming to be investigators or attorneys with the SSA and telling consumers that their Social Security account is being used fraudulently. They are urging consumers to call back immediately or risk not getting their Social Security check the next month.

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Annie Skinner Tuesday, October 16, 2018

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Students at a Highlands Ranch school are coming together to address the tragic issue of teen suicide. The students are juniors at Thunder Ridge High School in the Douglas County School District.

Among them is Mia Heyden, “Last year I lost my friend Jen to suicide. It was unexpected and one of the hardest things I ever had to go through,” she told CBS4’s Rick Sallinger.
https://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/10/16/student-oasis-grant-teen-suicide/

Annie Skinner Tuesday, October 16, 2018

DENVER – Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has declared a crisis in Colorado when it comes to teen suicide.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, October 9, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS – The number of suicide threat reports made to Safe2Tell Colorado have skyrocketed over the last several years, according to new data from the program.

Over the 2011-12 school year, the program received 300 suicide threat reports. That number rose to nearly 2,800 reports in 2017-18, an increase of 833 percent.
https://koaa.com/news/2018/10/09/safe2tell-suicide-threat-reports-spiked-in-recent-years/

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