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Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Price Rises Above $12K For 30 Minutes; Colorado Lottery Partners With Chainlink For Contest

PYMNTS

The Colorado Lottery is partnering with Chainlink and ETHDenver for a new contest “to create new Lottery games that will excite and entertain a new, broad and diverse group of Coloradans to engage them in supporting the great outdoors and schools,” a press release says.

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Debt Management Company to Pay $110k in Refunds to Customers under Agreement with Colorado Attorney General’s Office

CFPB Monitor

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced a recent agreement between Florida-based debt management company Touchstone Partners, Inc. and the Colorado Department of Law in resolution of Touchstone’s violations of the Colorado Debt Management Services Act (DMSA).

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Colorado opt-out signed into law, effects to be seen

CFPB Monitor

As anticipated, on June 5, 2023, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law Colorado HB23-1229 , which will exclude consumer loans made in Colorado from the provisions of Section 521 of the Depository Institutions Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980 (DIDA) (codified at 12 U.S.C.

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Colorado is mapping a dangerous path on access to credit

American Banker

A new law will make Colorado a much more difficult place for cash-strapped citizens to get credit. Other states should avoid following in its footsteps.

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ABA, CBA: Colorado lending caps put state-chartered banks at ‘severe disadvantage’

ABA Community Banking

ABA and CBA filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit brought against Colorado for a new law capping interest rates and fees on loans to state residents made by state-chartered banks, no matter where the bank is located.

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Credit unions settle GAP fee refund cases with Colorado Attorney General

CFPB Monitor

On January 4, 2023, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced settlements with two state-chartered credit unions, Bellco Credit Union (“Bellco”) and Canvas Credit Union (“Canvas”), over Guaranteed Automobile Protection (commonly referred to as Guaranteed Asset Protection, or “GAP”) refunds.

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Colorado Just Elected a Tech-Savvy Governor Who Takes Blockchain Seriously

Bank Innovation

Amid a dizzying night of political drama, a bright spot appeared for the fintech and cryptocurrency communities -- the election of Jared Polis to Governor of Colorado. Polis is known for many things, such as being the first openly gay state governor ever elected and a dot-com millionaire to the tune of $400 million, but […].

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