Phil Weiser

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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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Here are all the lawsuits against the Trump administration Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined

The Democrat has joined or filed eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. He has filed seven more briefs in support of challenges to the president’s policies.

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Sometimes startups need advice more than capital, and that’s where Colorado’s BEN steps in

Denver’s tech ecosystem may not have found its Amazon yet, but behind the scenes veteran entrepreneurs with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network are helping a variety of companies. Now BEN is in transition.

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Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit

The state’s consumer protection laws were ranked among the weakest in the U.S. by a consumer advocacy group. The legislature responded, passing an overhaul 30 years in the making that Attorney General Phil Weiser said is “a big deal"

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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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Polis says law enforcement doesn’t have to use “red flag” bill, dodges questions about whether sheriffs should resign

The governor compared the measure making its way through the Colorado legislature to jaywalking when explaining how law enforcement can prioritize its use

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump administration to uphold DACA

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

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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?