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Attorney General Coffman appeals Martinez decision over Governor Hickenlooper’s objection

Colorado;s Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and Gov. John Hickenlooper (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Asserting that Colorado’s governor doesn’t have the authority to overrule a decision made by the state’s oil and gas commission, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Thursday appealed a lower court ruling that could effectively shut down drilling in the state despite Gov. John Hickenlooper’s request this week for her office to stand down.

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Attorney General Coffman, Democratic challengers sound alarm over Comey memo

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman talks about her accomplishments during an interview on Feb. 24, 2017, at her office in Denver. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Wednesday called for an independent investigation into allegations that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down a federal probe into Michael Flynn, Trump’s former national security advisor, according to accounts of a memo Comey wrote after a meeting with the president.

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Election forecaster calls Mike Coffman’s race against Democrat Jason Crow a toss-up

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, an Aurora Republican, left, and Denver attorney Jason Crow, one of his Democratic challengers (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Mike Coffman has a race on his hands, according to the venerable Cook Political Report. In the wake of last week’s vote by House Republicans to approve a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, the venerable election forecaster shifted the contest for the Aurora Republican’s 6th Congressional District seat from “Lean Republican” […]

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In light of recent gas patch events, Boulder casts Coffman court case as absurd

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Boulder County’s moratorium on new oil and gas drilling expires in three days — but the lawsuit seeking to lift that moratorium will continue, for now. On Wednesday, Boulder District Judge Norma Sierra denied the county’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which was filed early in the year by state Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and […]

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YESTERYEAR: Legislature hits low with frivolous lobbyist ethics complaints

Twenty Years Ago This Week in the Colorado Statesman … In a continuation of the battle for welfare reform, Gov. Roy Romer outlined his reason for vetoing House Bill 97-1166. “I am vetoing this bill because of one provision. That provision creates an irrational two-tiered system of welfare cash assistance benefits for our fellow citizens […]

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