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Lawrence Pacheco Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mar. 14, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Attorney General Phil Weiser released the following statement regarding the local enforcement of extreme risk protection orders, legislation that is currently being considered by the Colorado General Assembly:

Lawrence Pacheco Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mar. 14, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — A Denver District Court judge today ordered the owners of Denver Custom Food Trucks to pay $4.5 million dollars to resolve a case in which they took thousands of dollars from clients to build custom food trucks that were either never delivered or equipped with unsafe, fraudulent parts.

Lawrence Pacheco Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Mar. 12, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Attorney General Phil Weiser released the following statement regarding a lawsuit the State of Colorado is filing in federal court to ensure that state and local law enforcement agencies receive $2.7 million public safety funds they are entitled to under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice:

Lawrence Pacheco Friday, March 8, 2019
Mar. 8, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Attorney General Phil Weiser released the following statement regarding the State of Colorado joining a coalition of states in submitting a ‘friend of the court’ brief in Rucho v.
Lawrence Pacheco Friday, March 8, 2019

 Mar. 8, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)—Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general representing 54 states and territories urging the U.S. Senate to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act. This legislation would provide additional enforcement tools to the federal government and to state attorneys generals to crack down on unwanted robocalls. This move is the latest in a series of measures Weiser has taken to bring Colorado to the forefront of bipartisan efforts to address this challenge.

Lawrence Pacheco Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Mar. 5, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.)—Colorado has joined 21 other states in filing a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a new Title X “Gag Rule” that will significantly restrict access to reproductive health services and information for women and families.

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