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  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 6, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Fighting For Airline Passengers

Dear Friend,  During the pandemic, we heard from Coloradans about how airlines–and Frontier Airlines in particular–failed to follow the law and left them unable to use refunds on flights canceled on account of the public health emergency. I heard complaints that people could not get through to cust…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 29, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Youth Champion Of The Year

Dear Friend,  Last year, I joined the Boys & Girls Club of Denver in Montbello for the 3rd Annual March for Peace, founded by two high school students, Naja’Ray and Nashara. Here I am with them last spring at the march– Naja’Ray and Nashara represent the positive impact that young people can ha…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 10, 2024 at 3:30 PM

My birthday wish

Dear Friend,  I recently visited the new location of the iconic Welton Street Cafe, one of Denver’s oldest Black-owned restaurants, in the historic Five Points neighborhood. It’s been a long road to getting back in business, but the food is worth it!   I had the pleasure of meeting with one of the…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 25, 2024 at 3:30 PM

Showing Up for Colorado

One of my core values is showing up for all of Colorado. Dear Friend, One of my core values is showing up for all of Colorado. In the past year, I showed up and visited 56 counties, engaging with thousands of Coloradans through town hall meetings on various topics like the Kroger/Albertsons merger,…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 16, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Our Fight for Colorado

I’ve traveled across the state to hear from voters. Here’s what I heard: Dear Friend, As Colorado’s Attorney General, my job is clear: listening to all Coloradans, fighting for consumers, and protecting our freedoms. And I’ve been busy getting that job done. Over the last year, I visited 19 differen…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 26, 2024 at 3:30 PM

Protecting Coloradans from Rising Health Care Costs

Coloradans tell me again and again about their frustration about rising health care costs. When we worked on addressing rising insulin prices a few years ago, we heard about Coloradans who had to choose between paying for life-saving medicine and food. That’s just wrong. Dear Friend, Coloradans tel…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 12, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Momentum on our Lawsuit to Stop the Mega Grocery Merger

Over the last year, we received profound support for not only taking this action, but also for the extensive effort we carried out to hear from Coloradans through listening sessions like this one in Colorado Springs. Dear Friend,  A few weeks ago, I wrote to you about my conversation with Albert, a …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 27, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Fighting for Democracy

I often remark that our democracy is a team sport, not a spectator sport. That’s why we are now in court challenging the Weld County Commission’s violation of Colorado’s anti-gerrymandering law. Dear Friend,  I often remark that our democracy is a team sport, not a spectator sport. That’s why we are…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 15, 2024 at 4:52 PM

Protecting Coloradans from Grocery Chain Mega Merger

Over a year ago, I began a set of listening sessions around the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons. Those conversations were at the forefront of my mind yesterday when I announced a lawsuit to stop this mega merger from happening. Dear Friend,  Over a year ago, I began a set of listening sessi…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 7, 2024 at 3:59 PM

Protecting Reproductive Freedom

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, protecting reproductive freedom is up to the states, and, most importantly, us. The painful reality is that we now have to fight for essential freedoms that we thought were won generations ago. But there is a flip side to this painful reality—the American people …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 23, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Standing Up for Consumers

As Colorado Attorney General, one of my core responsibilities is to be a consumer watchdog. That’s important because the sad truth is that too many businesses are willing to deceive consumers, only making things right when consumers know how to advocate effectively for themselves. Unless we get invo…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 6, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Defending Our Democracy in 2024

Three years ago, our nation witnessed one of its darkest days. And January 6th, 2021 is not in the past. In fact, it’s staring directly at us. Over this next year, we will confront, once again, a challenge to the foundation of our democratic institutions. We all have work to do to protect them in th…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
December 20, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Bringing Light Into Darkness

Last Thursday was the final night of Hanukkah, when we celebrated the festival of lights. This holiday season is a time when we can all reflect on how we can bring light into darkness. Dear Friend, Last Thursday was the final night of Hanukkah, when we celebrated the festival of lights. During this…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
December 6, 2023 at 4:00 PM

The Year Ahead: Join me on The Horizon Project

Over the last year, I focused on sharing with you the important work we do at the Attorney General’s Office—and I will continue to keep you updated on that important work. I also will ask for your help on The Horizon Project. Dear Friend, Over the last year, I focused on sharing with you the import…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 22, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Finding Gratitude

Over the last year, I visited more than fifty Colorado counties, listening to people’s concerns, working together to solve problems, and supporting each other. As the year comes to a close, I am thankful to each of you for being a part of our community here in Colorado, where we prize problem solvin…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 6, 2023 at 4:01 PM

The Work Ahead on Diversity and Inclusion

When I began my campaign for Attorney General in 2017, my commitment to diversity and inclusion was a central part of my platform. Dear Friend,  When I began my campaign for Attorney General in 2017, my commitment to diversity and inclusion was a central part of my platform. I wrote then, after marc…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
October 26, 2023 at 2:05 PM

Holding Social Media Platforms Accountable

This past Tuesday, Colorado co-led a multi-state lawsuit against Meta (formerly Facebook) for that company’s irresponsible management of its platforms (notably, Instagram) in ways that harmed our nation’s youth. Together, 42 states sued Meta in a coordinated set of state and federal lawsuits that se…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
October 13, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Heartbreak over Events in Israel

Six days after learning about the massacre and atrocities in Israel, and with new details coming out every day, I remain heartbroken, sick, and unable to put into words fully what these deaths, injuries, and kidnappings mean to me. It’s still hard to process it all. Dear Friend, Six days after learn…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
October 5, 2023 at 3:00 PM

An EPIC Award and the Important Work Ahead

As your Attorney General, I take seriously the need to protect consumers in our digital age. That’s why it was meaningful and humbling when the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) presented me with its Champion of Freedom award. Dear Friend,  As your Attorney General, I take seriously the …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
September 19, 2023 at 1:59 PM

Addressing the Opioid Crisis

When I took office as Colorado’s Attorney General, I made taking on the opioid crisis a top priority. I am proud of what our team has accomplished over the last 4 ½ years—and we have more work to do. Dear Friend, When I took office as Colorado’s Attorney General, I made taking on the opioid crisis …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 29, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Back to School–and Its Challenges

As your Attorney General, I take protecting our kids–including addressing the teen mental health crisis–very seriously. Dear Friend,  As your Attorney General, I take protecting our kids–including addressing the teen mental health crisis–very seriously, as I discussed recently on the Colorado Point …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 15, 2023 at 3:31 PM

Protecting Consumers in the Digital Age

With emerging technologies, consumers face a range of threats–robocalls, scam texts, the misuse of a person’s private information, and, now, the rising use of artificial intelligence (AI). As your Attorney General, I will always stand up for consumers. Dear Friend, With emerging technologies, consum…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 31, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Protecting Victims

As Attorney General, I am committed to doing all I can to protect victims. That work includes defending Colorado’s stalking law before the U.S. Supreme Court in Counterman v. Colorado. Dear Friend, As Attorney General, I am committed to doing all I can to protect victims. That work includes defendi…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 13, 2023 at 3:01 PM

Defending Civil Rights

As your Attorney General, a former Supreme Court law clerk, and a lawyer committed to the rule of law and defending our constitutional rights, I am clear that the Supreme Court got it wrong in several recent impactful decisions. Dear Friend, As your Attorney General, a former Supreme Court law cler…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 3, 2023 at 3:30 PM

What July 4th Means

On July 4th, we celebrate our Nation’s independence, which was founded with a commitment to the rule of law. We are privileged to live in a land whose motto is e pluribus unum–out of many we are one–and that promises liberty and justice for all. That’s worth celebrating each and every day. Dear Frie…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 20, 2023 at 3:01 PM

Addressing Rising Hate

A fundamental challenge of our time is combating rising hate and demonization. The signs that white supremacist groups are on the rise are everywhere, from the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol to the rising incidents of anti-semitism and other hate crimes. Dear Friend,  A fundamental chall…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 5, 2023 at 3:01 PM

The Kids Are Not Alright

It’s harder than ever to be a young person. Today, kids face a range of threats – access to vaping products, fentanyl, addictive social media platforms, and more. Dear Friend,  It’s harder than ever to be a young person. Today, kids face a range of threats – access to vaping products, fentanyl, add…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Congratulations, Graduates!

This is the time of year when we celebrate graduates completing one chapter of their lives and preparing for a new one. Let me take this moment to congratulate all of those graduating and express appreciation to their families and friends supporting them. Dear Friend, This is the time of year when …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 25, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Protecting Victims

Last week, I was honored to defend Colorado’s stalking law before the U.S. Supreme Court in Counterman v. Colorado. In this case, our work standing up for victims and advancing public safety will not only affect Colorado but also our nation. Dear Friend, Last week, I was honored to defend Colorado’…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 8, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Breaking News on Access to Abortion Care

Yesterday, a Texas judge took the outrageous step of banning access to the drug mifepristone–medication that has been used safely for abortion care and the management of miscarriages for over 20 years. Dear Friend,  Yesterday, a Texas judge took the outrageous step of banning access to the drug mif…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 3, 2023 at 4:02 PM

Addressing Medical Debt

When my friend Sharon told me about her experience following her breast cancer surgery and how she faced significant harassment and deceptive medical debt collection practices, I was outraged. Dear Friend,  When my friend Sharon told me about her experience following her breast cancer surgery and h…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 13, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Holding Social Media Companies Accountable and Addressing the Fentanyl Crisis

Last year, parents of kids who died from opioid overdoses or fentanyl poisoning asked our office to investigate the trafficking of fentanyl and other drugs via social media platforms. We agreed. Last week, we released the results from this investigation, highlighting the nature of this challenge and…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 20, 2023 at 5:01 PM

My Family’s Story and the Promise of America

On this President’s Day, I‘m reflecting on the promise of our nation’s commitment to freedom and opportunity for all–something that’s personal to my family. Dear Friend,  On this President’s Day, I‘m reflecting on the promise of our nation’s commitment to freedom and opportunity for all–something th…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 30, 2023 at 6:00 PM

You’re Invited! Film Screening and Live Policy Discussion

Dear Friend,  Two weeks ago, we celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the teachings from Dr. King that remains with me is “I have decided to stick with love . . . Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Along these lines, my investiture speech earlier this month called for a cult…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 16, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Only Love Can Do That

Every day, I am humbled by the privilege of doing this important work. As we do so, we honor the spirit of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose powerful call to do justice is posted at the entrance of the Ralph Carr Judicial Center, where we work. Dear Friend,  Last week, I had the honor of t…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 3, 2023 at 5:01 PM

Southwest Airlines

For many of us, our holiday travel experience looked like this: Dear Friend, For many of us, our holiday travel experience looked like this:With disrupted holiday plans, canceled flights (often after lengthy delays), and lost luggage, it was rough on many of us.  First, for those travelers who were…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
December 19, 2022 at 5:02 PM

Bringing Light Into Darkness

Dear Friend,  As a proud Jew, I have not hesitated to discuss my faith or family history in public life. I am pained by the rising levels of anti-Semitism—and hate of all kinds—that we are witnessing across our nation. And I refuse to be silent. I discussed this threat recently at a commemoration o…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
December 8, 2022 at 11:00 PM

What’s Troubling About the Kroger/Albertsons Merger

Dear Friend,  Just recently, Kroger and Albertsons announced their intent to merge, meaning that all King Soopers’ stores (as well as City Market) will be owned by the same company that owns all Safeway stores. For Colorado consumers already concerned about rising food prices, this is a cause for c…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 23, 2022 at 5:02 PM

What I am Thankful For

Dear Friend,  As we approach Thanksgiving Day, I am grateful for your support, proud to live in Colorado, and honored to serve another term as Colorado Attorney General. On election night, I expressed my gratitude and talked about the important work ahead. You can watch my speech here. On Election …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 21, 2022 at 5:54 PM

Heartbroken for Colorado Springs

Dear Friend, Once again, we woke up to a tragic story of violence. Early Sunday morning, in Colorado Springs, another killer attacked innocent people in an LGBTQ night club, leaving victims murdered, many more wounded, and a community in pain. In Colorado, we have seen too many of these attacks. We…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 9, 2022 at 8:34 PM

Thank You

Dear Friend, Thank you for supporting my campaign. As I like to say, “Democracy is a team sport,” and I’m so lucky you’re on my team. This victory couldn’t have happened without you.   In my second term, I will continue to defend Coloradans from those who violate their rights, improve public safety…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 7, 2022 at 4:42 PM

Our Campaign in One BIG Graphic

Dear Friend, With Election Day tomorrow, we’re reflecting on all we accomplished since announcing my candidacy for a second term.   I’m proud of the campaign we’ve run. There are too many highlights to count, but the most important is you. The number of supporters and committed volunteers who turne…
  Team Phil · [email protected]
November 5, 2022 at 1:30 PM

Final GOTV weekend

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  Phil Weiser for Colorado · [email protected]
November 4, 2022 at 4:05 PM

Did you cast your ballot?

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  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
November 3, 2022 at 3:33 PM

Engaging All of Colorado

Dear Friend,  As Attorney General, I am committed to engaging all Coloradans. That’s why I have traveled to every county in our state and am proud to have donors from all 64 Colorado counties. In our campaign, we are working hard to reach out to our rural communities, including a radio ad featuring…
  Team Phil · [email protected]
November 2, 2022 at 4:02 PM

We have to give this our all

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  Estare Weiser (Phil's Mom) · [email protected]
November 1, 2022 at 8:02 PM

Phil is the Right Choice for Colorado

Dear Friend, I’m proud of my son, Phil, who is running for re-election as Colorado’s Attorney General. Yes, I’m biased because I’m his mom, but I know in my heart that he’s the right choice for Colorado because he’s done so much over the past four years.  He has a track record of protecting fundame…
  Brea Hinricks, PhilForColorado.com · [email protected]
October 31, 2022 at 7:45 PM

a request for you

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  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
October 29, 2022 at 3:01 PM

I’ve been busy

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  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
October 28, 2022 at 5:14 PM

Have your friends voted yet?

Dear Friend, One of the best ways to get out the vote is to encourage your network to vote. We’re using a texting platform, called Outreach Circle, that allows you to see which of your connections haven’t turned in their ballots yet.  Please sign up for one of our quick, 30-minute training sessions…