Amid national political attacks on transgender rights, Colorado’s State House passed a bill yesterday that would make it easier for people to change the gender on their birth certificate to the gender they identify with.
Parents are often criticized for the choices they make, but rarely are the structural issues that facilitate these choices addressed.
Gardner wants to begin Obamacare repeal with actions that “won’t ever be scored by the Congressional Budget Office”
In response to the growing outcry over the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate that 24 million Americans could lose their health insurance under a proposed GOP replacement plan, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) told a conservative talk radio host today that the Trump Administration should step up repealing the national health care law by taking actions that “won’t ever be scored by the Congressional Budget Office.”
Coffman would vote for GOP health care bill “in its current form,” putting thousands in his district at risk of losing insurance
If passed, the health care law put forward by congressional Republicans would probably mean six to 15 million Americans would lose their health insurance, according to various outside analysts.
On International Women’s Day, Colorado legislators are moving forward with a bill that would exempt diapers from the state’s 2.9% sales tax in an effort to make the necessary item more affordable for women and families.
A bill to ban conversion therapy for minors in Colorado, sponsored by State Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Arapahoe) and State Sen. Stephen Fenberg (D-Boulder), passed the House with a 38-27 bipartisan vote. The bill is now headed for the Republican controlled Senate where it was defeated twice before, in 2015 and 2016.
When he was running for Congress in 2010, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) promised that voters could hold him “accountable once the election is over” by, among other things, attending his “town meetings.”
UPDATE: Coffman explains his flip to ColoradoPolitics political reporter Joey Bunch:
At the Spirit of America rally at Colorado’s Capitol Monday, approximately 200 demonstrators were shouting the familiar chants of “build the wall,” “lock her up,” and “drain the swamp,” and cheered as one speaker affectionately referred to them as “deplorables.”
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI) held its ninth annual Healthcare Day of Action on Thursday. The event connected consumers with legislators and helped give them the tools to engage in the healthcare issues that matter most to them.