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At least 166 children have been sexually abused by Catholic priests in Colorado since 1950, new report finds

It took Colorado’s three dioceses an average of nearly 20 years to concretely restrict an abusive priest’s authority after receiving an abuse allegation against him, according to the investigation

News

For months Colorado has quietly been in talks for another multibillion-dollar opioid settlement

Colorado is part of a $48 billion national opioid settlement framework between state and local governments and pharmaceutical companies Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Johnson & Johnson and Teva

Health

Can Purdue Pharma’s opioid settlement win judge’s approval?

Colorado attorney general taking hard look at Trump administration’s clean-water regulations rollback

Democrat Phil Weiser says if the Environmental Protection Agency rolls back the Waters of the United State rule beyond a certain point, he could take legal action

Environment

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement that Colorado’s attorney general thinks is inadequate

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser wants negotiations to continue. He says the proposed settlement doesn't go far enough.

Health

Colorado isn’t part of settlement with opioid maker Purdue Pharma; attorney general calls offer “inadequate”

Colorado is suing Purdue, maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin, and the Sackler family, which owns the pharmaceutical giant, in state court

Crime and Courts

Colorado joins 49 other states and territories in new antitrust probe targeting Google

Colorado is also part of a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation into Facebook's market dominance

Crime and Courts

Nicolais: More Republicans are concluding that equality is a political hill worth dying on

The sacrifice Cynthia Coffman made on behalf of the LGBTQ community should be recognized for the rare political courage it represented

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s attorney general vows to sue Trump administration over methane rule rollbacks

Some major oil and gas companies have asked President Donald Trump to forgo the rollbacks, siding with environmentalists

Energy

Purdue Pharma, facing opioid lawsuit from Colorado, is in settlement talks with attorneys general across the U.S.

It's not clear if Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser is part of the settlement talks

Health

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.

Environment

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

Politics and Government

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

Health

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

Politics and Government

Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump administration to uphold DACA

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

Crime and Courts

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?

Politics and Government

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

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

Crime and Courts

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

Politics and Government

Cynthia Coffman once had a bright political future. Here’s what Colorado’s GOP attorney general has to say as she leaves office.

The Colorado Sun interviewed Cynthia Coffman, who is preparing to leave office, about her future, the state of Republican politics and what went wrong in her gubernatorial bid

Politics and Government
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