Tag Archives | Cynthia Coffman

Cary Kennedy says she’s ’considering’ run for governor as Dems salute Salazar

Gubernatorial candidate former state Sen. Mike Johnston, D-Denver, and potential gubernatorial candidate former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Democrat Cary Kennedy said Thursday she’s “seriously considering” a run for governor next year and plans to announce her decision by next month, while the two declared Democratic candidates joined her in heaping praise on former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar after his announcement Wednesday night that he would be sitting out what could be a […]

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Romola and Catlin: Putting context around debt collection complaint data

Credit cards by Sean Macentee under Creative Commons 2.0 license.

The debt collection industry serves a vital role in America’s credit based economy. The industry is filled with hard working Americans that interact with millions of consumers regarding the most sensitive of issues, their finances. As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman released the top complaints submitted to the state’s […]

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Colorado leaders unite in defense of the recreational marijuana industry

Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at the Colorado National Guard's 157th birthday celebration on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the Colorado Capitol. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

With U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hinting that the Trump administration might intensify the enforcement of federal marijuana laws, Colorado leaders from both sides of the aisle have come to the defense of the state’s legal marijuana industry in an uncommon show of solidarity in what many consider to be divisive political times of unmatched […]

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State Rep. Salazar to run for attorney general, aims to be ‘the people’s lawyer’

Reps. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, and Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood at a House Education Committee hearing, January 30, 2017. (Photo by John Tomasic/The Colorado Statesman)

Colorado House firebrand Joe Salazar, a Democratic representative from Thornton, announced Friday he is running for state attorney general, motivated in part by the desire to act as “the people’s lawyer” in a political climate he views as threatening to democracy and to civil rights. “People get excited and upset that I challenge Democratic leaders […]

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