Phil Weiser

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Colorado’s Democratic attorney general is exploring lawsuit to stop Trump’s emergency declaration

Phil Weiser said the president’s order Friday goes against the rule of law. Other Democrats have threatened lawsuits pushing back against the move and the ACLU has already vowed to sue

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Man exonerated in rape case will receive nearly $2 million after Colorado attorney general drops compensation challenge

Clarence Moses-EL spent 28 years in prison after a rape victim said his identity came to her in a dream. Attorney General Phil Weiser says it was a “travesty of justice.”

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Nearly 3 dozen cybersecurity breaches reported in Colorado since start of consumer data-privacy law

More than 90,000 Coloradans private data has been breached -- at least that's what we know of thanks to a new state law

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Flexing new political muscle, the outdoor industry unites for a historic push against climate change

In Denver, an alliance of ski and outdoor organizations resolves to tackle “the most pressing environmental issue of our time”

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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

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A Colorado law pays people for time they wrongly spent in prison. It’s helped only one person.

Clarence Moses-EL could become the second person paid under the state’s exoneration law

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3 ways of looking at the Colorado Supreme Court’s major oil and gas ruling

Moving forward, will the Martinez decision most benefit the industry or environmental activists? What about both?

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Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

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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