Attorney General’s Office
Colorado AG leads push to use federal internet discounts to help students get online at home — not just at school
The E-rate effort comes nearly five years after the Boulder Valley School District first petitioned the Federal Communications Commission for the exact same thing to close the homework gap
How scammers targeted Colorado’s unemployment system — and what the state is doing about it
The fallout of fraudulent claims for pandemic unemployment continues into 2021 as Colorado victims, employers and legitimate people on unemployment deal with impostors.
Colorado company accused of price gouging, false labeling around coronavirus gear to pay $70,000 penalty
Nationwide Medical Supply has also agreed to stop making false or misleading claims about its products
Opinion: Colorado’s open-records law needs improving. Here’s a layman’s plan.
Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband
Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.
Fraud, ID theft in Colorado have shifted during coronavirus. Now is the time to double down on protection.
A flood of federal relief overwhelmed outdated government systems as fraudsters exploited cracks with data likely stolen long ago. But don’t give up on protecting personal data, say security pros.
“Brutal” and “nasty” only begin to describe the GOP battles in Weld County ahead of the primary
Anonymous attacks, false accusations and big money groups target legislative, county commission races in this deep-red county
Colorado, Denver join 25 other cities and states in suing EPA for relaxing clean-car rule
The EPA’s final rule also could impact Colorado’s zero-emissions mandate
Colorado got $3.6 million from the Equifax breach. It’ll help start a rural college program to prevent this from happening again.
Colorado Northwestern Community College plans to start cybersecurity classes this Fall while the rest of the money will be spent on consumer education and possibly a loan-forgiveness program.
Coalition of states, including Colorado, sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns
Proponents have argued there is a constitutional right to publish the material, but critics counter that making the blueprints readily accessible online could lead to an increase in gun violence
Bankruptcy judge considers $1.3 million bonus for Purdue Pharma CEO being sued by Colorado
Craig Landau, a Purdue employee since 1999 who rose to the top job in 2017, is named as a defendant in lawsuits filed by Colorado, Massachusetts, five local governments and more than 100 hospitals
Former Colorado priest up for possible parole in sex abuse case; was named in attorney general’s report
Timothy Evans was sentenced to 14 years to life in prison in 2007 for sexually assaulting a boy who worked at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Fort Collins
A text, chat line for LGBTQ youth contemplating suicide gets a boost in Colorado
The Trevor Project connected with 1,500 Colorado teens last year, and that’s not nearly enough, the nonprofit says
Colorado’s trailblazing Safe2Tell system needs significant upgrades, lawmakers say
Police respond to suicidal teens instead of counselors under the current system, which is among the reasons leaders are looking to Utah for ideas on how to improve.
Nicolais: How a prison gang-rape led to a glimmer of hope
As a part of a recent settlement, Colorado took a step toward addressing the unconscionable violence and abuse faced by transgender prisoners
Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?
Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.
Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump administration to uphold DACA
There are an estimated 17,000 people living in Colorado with DACA protections
Colorado sues Trump administration for money withheld over immigration enforcement
Lawsuit claims Trump administration doesn't have authority to hold back $2.7 million in public safety grants based on Colorado's refusal to comply with certain federal immigration enforcement demands
Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor
Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan
First-of-its-kind study of Colorado suicides reveals traumatized communities — for reasons that differ across the state
All four counties studied reported a slow economy and lack of jobs as risk factors for suicide