Colorado attorney general

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado, other Western states oppose federal government plan to charge for reservoir water

Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority over their own water.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalled

Weiser joined attorneys general from six other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Philadelphia non-profit Safehouse

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado attorney general intervenes in $4.3 billion DaVita-UnitedHealth merger just as deal is finalized

DaVita Medical Group owns two large physicians’ groups in Colorado Springs totaling more than 100 doctors, meaning the sale would have affected patients in the region

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado joins 19 other states in suing to stop Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

The attorney general's office says the rule conflicts with Colorado laws, including ones that protect a women's access to birth control

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump administration to uphold DACA

There are an estimated 17,000 people living in Colorado with DACA protections

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”

A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptions

The legal action was one that Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, promised in January to join

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Here is why Colorado didn’t convene a grand jury to investigate priest abuse as Pennsylvania did

Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t have the same broad authority as in other states to convene a grand jury to investigate