lawsuits

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficient

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says a bankruptcy court could “cram” a Purdue settlement onto the state. He also says he is examining potential legal action against other opioid companies.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado lawmaker has agreed to stop blocking people on social media after being sued. But the ACLU wanted more.

The legal challenge targeting state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Mesa County, will cost taxpayers $25,000

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Auto dealers vow to keep fighting Colorado’s move to adopt less-polluting vehicle standards

The auto dealers sued to block the policy, but failed to convince a judge that lower-emission vehicles will cause “economic injury” to their industry

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Appeals court dismisses Colorado lawsuit affecting free speech rights filed by energy firm against activist

The ruling in favor of Delta County activist Pete Kolbenschlag came in a case that helped lead to the enactment of a new Colorado law to protect citizens and news outlets from lawsuits that seek to curb their First Amendment rights