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  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 15, 2022 at 5:40 PM

The Electricity of the 21st Century

Dear Friend, During the pandemic, the essential nature of broadband in Colorado was clear and became more visible: those without it lacked access to health care, education, and economic opportunities.   A century ago delivering electricity to everyone, wherever they lived, was deemed essential. Tod…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 12, 2022 at 4:57 PM

We Asked; You Responded - The Results

Dear Friend, Your voice matters–in this election and beyond. A few months ago, we asked you to share the pressing issues facing Coloradans today. Here’s what you said:That’s not all. You asked us to continue protecting consumers, protecting the right to choose, and preventing gun violence. You show…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 8, 2022 at 3:10 PM

Protecting Health Care

Dear Friend, Honey Stechem credits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its protections for preexisting conditions with keeping her daughter alive.   Honey is not alone. Over 700,000 Coloradans are protected for preexisting conditions by the ACA. 400,000 more have health care thanks to Medicaid expans…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 4, 2022 at 3:39 PM

Fighting for Student Borrowers

Dear Friend,  Widespread deception and unfair practices by student loan servicers have caused excessive debt for Colorado students—harming their ability to use their education to support themselves and their families. For Judith, the significant debt caused by the deceptive acts of her loan servici…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
August 1, 2022 at 3:01 PM

100 Days to Go!

Dear Friend, The end of July marks an exciting milestone in our campaign–100 days to go until Election Day. Over the last month, I participated in our first debate, rolled out many new endorsements, and visited 16 counties–all fueled by lots of iced tea.  Here’s our progress captured in a single gr…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 25, 2022 at 4:11 PM

Advancing Public Safety

Dear Friend, As your Attorney General, it’s my job to advance public safety across our state, protect victims, and improve our criminal justice system.   This year, our office was asked to investigate violations of the Victims Rights’ Act in the San Luis Valley and, more recently, to step in to run …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 22, 2022 at 8:39 PM

Our Land, Air, and Water

Dear Friend, I am honored to share that Conservation Colorado, our state’s largest conservation group, has endorsed me to serve as your Attorney General for a second term.We earned this endorsement because we take our responsibility to protect Colorado’s land, air, and water seriously - for our gen…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 18, 2022 at 3:27 PM

One Pill Can Kill

Dear Friend,  Last week, I shared a video about my commitment to address the opioid epidemic. In this fight, we have taken on cartels and drug distribution rings who are pushing deadly fentanyl into our communities. Fentanyl is increasingly marketed in the form of counterfeit prescription pills that…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 15, 2022 at 5:28 PM

Democracy isn’t a spectator sport...

It's a team sport.Dear Friend,  With a challenging general election ahead, we need your help more than ever to ensure that I continue to represent you as your attorney general.  If you’ve thought about volunteering for our campaign, and are looking for the right way to get involved, we have several…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 11, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Our Best Messenger is You - Please Share This Video

Dear Friend, As we head into the general election, please trust me on this–we are facing a serious challenge. I’m optimistic, however, because we have you, our best messenger.   Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing a series of videos with you. They will show what we have accomplished in my firs…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 8, 2022 at 4:19 PM

Putting Our Best Foot Forward in Congress

Dear Friend, This November, Colorado has the chance to send two remarkable women to Congress–Brittany Petterson and Yadira Caraveo. When I met Brittany and Yadira, I knew they were tremendous public servants.   Both share a first-rate intellect, a spirit of public service, and a commitment to bring …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 4, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Our Democracy

Dear Friend,  As we celebrate July 4th, we all recognize that our democratic republic is more fragile than ever. As Judge Michael Luttig put it at the January 6 hearings: “A stake was driven through the heart of American democracy on January 6, 2021, and our democracy today is on a knife’s edge.” J…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
July 1, 2022 at 4:35 PM

The June Rundown

Dear Friend, June was an exciting–and difficult–month. It was great to gather again at celebratory parades and events for Memorial Day, Juneteenth, and Pride. And it was painful to learn about some of the Supreme Court’s decisions.   We are grateful to have received many important endorsements from…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 27, 2022 at 10:46 PM


Dear Friend,  Over the past weekend for Pride, we celebrated everyone, no matter who they love or their gender identity. Even while recognizing that we have made progress in the fight for inclusion and equality for all, we are stunned by the Supreme Court’s decision to overrule Roe v. Wade.  As Su…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 25, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Colorado Stands with Women

Dear Friend, With the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v Jackson, yesterday will be remembered as a dark day in our history. I stand firm in my commitment to fighting for the fundamental rights of all women to control personal decisions about their bodies, their healthcare, and their futures. That i…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 24, 2022 at 3:53 PM

The End of Roe and the Work Ahead

Dear Friend, I’m outraged by the Supreme Court’s decision to overrule Roe v Wade. And I am ready for the work ahead.  I am committed to fight for the rights of women to have control over their own bodies,  including the decision to have an abortion and access reproductive health care services. Than…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 20, 2022 at 3:05 PM

Celebrating Freedom

Dear Friend,  Today, Colorado celebrates Juneteenth for the first time as an official state holiday. In so doing, we celebrate freedom, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. That end, however, did not conclude our nation’s work to ensure equal justice for all. As Dr. King put it i…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 13, 2022 at 3:05 PM

All 64 Counties

Dear Friend,  Four years ago, my kids fully supported and engaged in my first campaign for public office, running to be an Attorney General who protected the rights of all Coloradans and defended the rule of law. They then saw me become “a little preoccupied,” as our first TV ad put it.  During the…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 7, 2022 at 3:20 PM

Our Commitment to Addressing Gun Violence

Dear Friend,  While mourning the horrific murders in Buffalo, New York, we witnessed the atrocious mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. We cannot allow ourselves to become numb to gun violence. We must do better.  In this blog post, I outline my commitment to doing better, buil…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
June 3, 2022 at 3:45 PM

May in a Nutshell

Dear Friend,  We had a busy May, juggling our important work in the office, gearing up our campaign, and celebrating my daughter’s graduation from high school. Here’s a snapshot of the month in the rear view mirror, all in one graphic. …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 31, 2022 at 4:06 PM

All We Value

Dear Friend, Many supporters ask me whether our campaign has any concerns about November given the current political climate. They assume the answer is no. Please trust me, the answer is yes.  Really. Let me tell you why.  Let’s start with the fact that out of state groups with undisclosed donors s…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 27, 2022 at 4:42 PM

March With Us

Dear Friend,  Over the next few months, I’ll be heading to parades around Colorado, and I’d love to have you march with me to support my re-election campaign. Marching in parades is a special way to engage the people of Colorado, and I could use your help. Please check out the list below and please…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 24, 2022 at 9:10 PM

The Crisis in Teen Mental Health

Dear Friend,  As my daughter and her friends graduated from high school last week, I thought about the challenges they faced and how important it is that we support them–and their mental health. The isolation and uncertainty te…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 16, 2022 at 4:29 PM

Standing Up for Colorado Airline Travelers

Dear Friend, As the People’s Lawyer, it is my job to defend Colorado consumers–and their pocketbooks. That includes returning almost $40 million to consumers from unfair or deceptive charges. It also includes reviewing the Frontier-Spirit airline merger to make sure that it does not harm consumers.…
  Heidi Wald (Phil's Wife) · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Happy Birthday Tribute to Phil

Dear Friend, Phil loves celebrating people’s birthdays. Why? Because he deeply cares for others and has a knack for making people feel appreciated and loved.  To help celebrate Phil’s 54th birthday, I’m sharing some fun facts about what makes him special to our family:Zeke, our family dog, has clai…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Why Roe Matters

Dear Friend, As we saw this week, the prospect that the Supreme Court will overrule Roe v. Wade is more real than ever. We must take seriously what lies ahead, particularly for low-income women in states that are set to criminalize abortion.  We are now entering a new era–and it is more important…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 5:15 PM

Only 6 Months—and Many Iced Teas—to Go

Dear Friend, We have six months left to spread the word about the important work our team at the Attorney General’s office does to protect and serve all Coloradans. Thanks for your help doing this important work. With only six months left, we need your support now so we can plan ahead. Please consi…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 27, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Advancing Responsible Policing

Dear Friend,  A common theme I hear from law enforcement and the communities they serve is this: both deeply want effective and responsible policing. For this, we must prioritize the recruitment of top candidates for law enforcement agencies, and invest in peace officers and their training. We a…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 22, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Protecting Our Land, Air, and Water

Dear Friend, In Colorado, our way of life depends on protecting our outdoors. That means doing all we can to care for our public lands and ensure clean air and safe water. As your Attorney General, this work is a top priority. In honor of Earth Day, this video captures my commitment to protecting o…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 18, 2022 at 12:00 AM

A Season of Renewal

Dear Friend,  For many of us of different faiths and beliefs, we begin spring as a season of renewal, a time to recommit to our core values.    Last Friday and Saturday night, like Jewish families all over the world, mine celebrated the Passover Seder. At the Seder, we tell the story of our ances…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 11, 2022 at 5:45 PM

It’s Official!

Dear Friend, Last Saturday marked a milestone—the Colorado Democratic Party unanimously placed my name on the ballot as the sole candidate for Attorney General for our party. I am deeply honored. Over the next seven months, we will make the case to Colorado why we should continue our work in what…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 6, 2022 at 9:35 PM

Preserving Women's Equal Rights

Dear Friend, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg famously called on all of us to “fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that others will join you.” In Colorado, that’s what we have done to protect reproductive rights.  I proudly supported the Reproductive Health Equit…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
April 2, 2022 at 8:00 PM

One graphic says it all

Dear Friend, March was a busy and successful month, as highlighted in our monthly campaign graphic below. These milestones wouldn’t be possible without you—our team of devoted supporters. While March showcased many wins, we have much more work to do in the next seven months of the campaign. Please …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 29, 2022 at 3:10 PM

Unify Colorado - Are you up for the challenge?

Dear Friend, “We have a republic,” Ben Franklin famously quipped, “as long as we can keep it.”    Having a republic means “a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” As the People’s Lawyer, I am committed to fighting for our republic and our democratic institutions.  To preser…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 22, 2022 at 4:01 PM

Honoring, With Action

Dear Friend,  Today, we remember 10 people senselessly killed and others forever impacted by a lone gunman at the Table Mesa King Soopers in Boulder. For Boulder and beyond, this tragedy will long remain deeply painful. Our hearts are with the community, the families, and the friends of the victim…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 14, 2022 at 3:15 PM

A Land Where Life Is Written In Water

Dear Friend,  In Colorado, water is life. That’s why it’s so critical that we manage our water the right way. One of the most important responsibilities I have as Colorado Attorney General is to protect Colorado’s water and the communities that depend on water for their local economies and liveliho…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 7, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Standing Up For Consumers

Dear Friend,This week is National Consumer Protection Week, providing an opportunity to champion our work protecting consumers and warn Coloradans about scam artists and fraudsters.  I am committed to protecting consumers and standing up to monopolists and irresponsible actors who prey on working …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
March 1, 2022 at 4:20 PM

Our Monthly Progress in One Graphic

Dear Friend,Election Day is in eight months. We need your help for the challenging work ahead, starting with spreading the word. Can you share our February campaign graphic with friends, colleagues, and family? And as we enter the crucial months of this campaign, please consider making a donation …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 26, 2022 at 5:15 PM

Can you help us caucus?

Dear Friend, For many people, caucuses are an unfamiliar tradition. In short, they are how we nominate candidates to be on the ballot. And they are a great way to see your neighbors and be involved in our democratic process. Let me explain.What is a caucus anyway? At each caucus, Democratic party …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 21, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Our Presidents’ Day Promise

Dear Friend Our nation’s founding–and our core values–are premised on a simple idea: e pluribus unum, out of many, one.  Today, we celebrate two Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and our nation’s ideals of advancing freedom and opportunity for all. Those are the values that brough…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 16, 2022 at 6:40 PM

Find Your Cause

Dear Friend, Fighting injustice matters more than ever as we’re bombarded with headlines like these: It’s all hard to digest. That’s why we are working so hard at the Attorney General’s Office to protec…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 14, 2022 at 6:40 PM

What is most important to you?

Dear Friend, Last fall, we launched our re-election campaign for Colorado Attorney General on the strength of our accomplishments for Colorado families and our conviction that, together, we will build a better future.     …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 10, 2022 at 6:31 PM

Engage On Social Media

Dear Friend, I’d love to connect with you on social media. Please follow and engage with us!    By connecting, we can stay current with you on how we work hard to protect the people of Colorado. As you are inspired, please share posts with …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 8, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Delivering Results

Dear Friend, Over the year ahead, I will continue to stand up for Colorado as your Attorney General. I will also be making the case to the people of Colorado for a second term and that our team has more work to do.   As public servants, our…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
February 2, 2022 at 4:59 PM

A Campaign We Can Be Proud Of

A Campaign We Can Be Proud Of View this email in your browser Dear Friend, Every candidate for public office must face a basic question—what type of campaign will I lead and run? In this …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 6:29 PM

The People's Lawyer

The People's Lawyer View this email in your browser Dear Friend, Today, we learned that John Kellner has entered the race against me as Colorado’s attorney general.  I am proud of our team’s work at the …
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 26, 2022 at 4:59 PM

Defending Reproductive Rights

Defending Reproductive Rights View this email in your browser Friend, I ran to serve as Colorado’s Attorney General to protect the rights of all Coloradans. One of those rights is the right to choose whet…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 23, 2022 at 8:59 PM

Exciting things to come

Exciting things to come View this email in your browser Dear Friend, In the upcoming weeks, you may notice a change in the appearance of our emails because we are upgrading our email program. This transition will enable u…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 13, 2022 at 3:59 PM

As the new year begins... leading with core values

As the new year begins... leading with core values View this email in your browser Dear Friend, When we started at the Attorney General’s Office three years ago, our first priority was to align our team o…
  Phil Weiser · [email protected]
January 2, 2022 at 2:59 PM

Helping Our Neighbors

Helping Our Neighbors View this email in your browser Dear Friend, We began the new year on a harrowing note. At the end of 2021, up to 1,000 homes in Boulder County were lost in the devastating Marshall …