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Gardner To Stop Blocking DOJ Nominations

Senator Cory Gardner says he will stop blocking nominees for some Justice Department jobs, which he was holding up due to recent changes in federal marijuana policies announced last month by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Gardner says he’s spoken with Deputy Attorney General Rod Continue reading

Gardner Talks Pot Protection With Sessions

Following his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to remove federal protections for states with legalized marijuana, Colorado Senator Cory Gardner met with the AG this week, to discuss the move. During Continue reading

Obama Opponent Tapped By Trump To Lead EPA

US-EPA-logoScott Pruitt, the Republican attorney general of Oklahoma, and a frequent legal opponent to the Obama administration, has been named President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has served as Oklahoma’s Attorney General since 2011, before that he served eight years in the Oklahoma State Senate. If the nomination Continue reading

Coloradans Warned of Tax Season Scams

SCAMS-300Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is once again warning Coloradans to avoid falling victim to IRS tax scams. While tax scammers operate year round, their efforts intensify this time of the year. These attempts to swindle often begin with callers claiming to be federal Internal Revenue Service agents seeking immediate payment of taxes. Continue reading

Governor Complains to Courts About Joining Clean Power Lawsuit

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is asking the Colorado Supreme Court to rule that he, not the state’s attorney general, has the final say on whether to sue the federal government. Hickenlooper’s petition, which was filed yesterday, comes after he complained that he, not Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, should Continue reading

Boulder County Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

civil-union-3001A Boulder County clerk began issuing same-sex marriage licenses after a federal appeals court ruled that states cannot prevent gay couples from getting married. But the Colorado attorney general says the licenses are invalid because Continue reading

Tipton Votes for Investigation of IRS and to Hold Lerner in Contempt

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to instruct the Attorney General to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of non-profit conservative organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when those groups were operating fully within the scope of the law. Tipton also voted to hold Lois Lerner, the Former Director of Continue reading