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Faith Whang Thursday, March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Today, Attorney General Phil Weiser moved to join a multi-state lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s actions to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  

Faith Whang Tuesday, March 19, 2019

March 18, 2019 (Denver, Colo.) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today announced two new senior appointments to his administration:

David Powell, Equity Shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.’s Denver office, will serve as Deputy Attorney General for State Services. Powell has almost 30 years of private practice experience in employment litigation, as well as experience as a former prosecutor in the Denver District Attorney’s Office and former law clerk for the Honorable John L. Kane Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Faith Whang Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Mar. 19, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) – Today Attorney General Phil Weiser joined a coalition of 25 attorneys general urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to take immediate action to protect consumers from abuses in payday lending, vehicle title lending, and other exploitative practices.

Lawrence Pacheco Friday, March 15, 2019

Mar. 15, 2019 (DENVER, CO) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today testified in support of HB19-1177, Concerning Creation of an Extreme Risk Protection Order, before the Senate State Affairs Committee. Weiser Testimony can be found here.

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Lawrence Pacheco Friday, March 15, 2019

Mar. 14, 2019 (DENVER, Colo.) — Today, Attorney General Phil Weiser announced that the State of Colorado is joining a multistate lawsuit challenging two federal government rules that would significantly reduce women’s access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Michigan and Nevada joined Colorado in moving to intervene in the case, which is pending in federal district court in California. Thirteen other plaintiff states and the District of Colombia have already joined California in this case.

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.

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