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Attorney General Coffman, colleagues urge Congress to close fentanyl loophole

Author: Erin Prater - September 7, 2018 - Updated: September 7, 2018

Colorado Attorney General Cythina Coffman has joined her colleagues in 51 other states and territories in urging Congress to "close a loophole that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl to stay a step ahead of law enforcement," according to a Friday press release from her office.

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Erin Prater

Erin Prater

Erin Prater is Colorado Politics' digital editor. She is a multimedia journalist with 15 years of experience writing, editing and designing for newspapers, magazines, websites and publishing houses. Her previous positions include military reporter at The Gazette, general assignment reporter at The Huerfano County (Colo.) World, copy editor at David C. Cook publishing house and adjunct mass communication instructor at Pueblo Community College. Her bylines include The New York Times Upfront, The Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Military Spouse magazine and Omaha Magazine (Omaha, Neb.). Her syndicated bylines include The Denver Post,, and wire services.