Colorado Attorney General's Office

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Colorado Securities Board will seek its own counsel to investigate quick hiring of new securities commissioner

The Colorado Attorney General’s office says DORA didn’t have to post the job opening since Chris Myklebust previously served in different, but similar roles -- a common hiring process among state agencies

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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

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Colorado’s top securities regulator was hired in 19 days. Board members push for investigation of the quick pick.

Chris Myklebust was a "patronage" choice for a civil service job, some members say. Securities lawyers are concerned, but the attorney general's office says his selection was legal.

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Colorado expands lawsuit against opioid-maker Purdue Pharma to include its owners, the Sackler family

Attorney General Phil Weiser says the move will allow the state to use new consumer protection laws, which could mean stiffer penalties and ease the state’s burden of proof

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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

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Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.

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Oklahoma just agreed to a big settlement with the maker of Oxycontin. Should Colorado do the same?

State lawmaker says the amount Oklahoma received is “absolutely insufficient” to address Colorado’s opioid crisis

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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?