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Lawrence Pacheco Friday, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019 (Denver, Colo.) –Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined a coalition of 51 Attorneys General urging the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to develop a process to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who are totally and permanently disabled as a result of their military service. The bipartisan coalition issued its letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as the country prepares to honor, support, and celebrate veterans on Memorial Day. 

Lawrence Pacheco Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) —Attorney General Phil Weiser today joined Governor Jared Polis for the signing of HB19-1289, legislation that strengthens the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) and gives the Attorney General’s office more tools to crack down on scams and unfair business practices.

Lawrence Pacheco Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Attorney General Phil Weiser today joined several states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S.

Lawrence Pacheco Wednesday, May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) – Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and the Attorneys General of California and Oregon are leading a coalition of states in defending the rights of individuals to select a non-binary gender designation on U.S. passports.

Lawrence Pacheco Sunday, May 12, 2019

May 12, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Attorney General Phil Weiser announced today that Colorado has joined 42 states in filing a lawsuit against some of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers for conspiring to fix prices and thwart competition in a scheme to violate the antitrust laws and harm consumers. Over a number of years, this conspiracy caused price increases for generic drugs that are used to treat common infections and diseases such as cancer, asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Lawrence Pacheco Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 8, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Led by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a bipartisan coalition of 38 state and territorial attorneys general have called on Congress to pass federal legislation that would authorize marijuana-related businesses to access the federal banking system. Because of this widespread support, the bipartisan National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has adopted this position as official policy, an unprecedented show of support for common-sense marijuana banking rules.

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