Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Robinson told Colorado Public Radio this week that, as governor, he wouldn’t try to roll back Obamacare, putting him at odds with fellow primary candidate Walker Stapleton and Victor Mitchell.
Colorado United for Families is launching a new television advertisement in an effort to hold U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) accountable for voting to increase health care premiums, making healthcare unaffordable for thousands of his own constituents.
Following a career-long pattern of voting for cuts in Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman is now calling for a reduction in “welfare” spending, a change in rhetoric that does not appear to reflect a shift in the Congressman’s thinking about the need to trim or eliminate Medicaid.
Coffman said he didn’t want a partial Obamacare repeal in the tax bill. Now that it’s included, will he vote for it anyway?
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) has traveled his usual winding road on supporting Obamacare repeal bills this year, even doing his usual U-turn along the way.
Hundreds showed up to a rally in front of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) office Tuesday to oppose the GOP tax plan, which was widely criticized for primarily benefitting the wealthiest Americans and corporations.
The following transcript is from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s Tuesday appearance on Colorado’s Morning News (KOA, 850am) with host April Zesbaugh. Certain quotes have been highlighted by the Colorado Times Recorder:
At a rally today to oppose the Trump administration’s weakening of the Obama-era mandate for employers to provide birth control coverage at no cost to patients, several reproductive rights advocates explained why affordable birth control is central to the health, well-being, and empowerment of women.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has yet to comment on Trump’s latest effort to deliver a body blow to Obamacare by eliminating insurance assistance for low-income people.
Gardner, who called questions about women’s health a distraction, has now voted nine times to defund Planned Parenthood
Back when he was running for U.S. Senate in 2014, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) dismissed his opponents’ repeated accusations that Gardner would use his power to restrict access to abortion and contraception.