You may not remember Senator John McCain’s courageous thumbs-down vote on the so-called “skinny repeal” bill to repeal Obamacare, but I do. I was up in the wee hours of the morning, watching from home. I was always at home then, only leaving to see doctors, get groceries, or attend public events to beg my Senator to protect our care.
On Thursday, two local unions hosted an event encouraging Coloradans to call the office of Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO).
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has been notoriously difficult to reach for comment recently, particularly when it comes to criticizing President Trump.
In Fundraising Email to “Fight Propaganda,” Colo GOP Leader Understates COVID Hospitalizations by Half
In a political fundraising email sent yesterday, statehouse Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) underreported the number of Coloradans hospitalized with coronavirus by half. He claims “fewer than 900 people” have had hospital stays, but publicly available state data put the total at over 2,000.
Colorado’s largest hospitals are ramping up a campaign against legislation aimed at lowering health care costs, saying they’re being unfairly targeted and the proposed law would weaken the hospitals.
With Obamacare again on the chopping block this year at U.S. Supreme Court, it’s possible that the national health care law’s mandate that insurance companies offer free preventive care (e.g., annual checkups, vaccinations) will disappear, leaving it up to states to decide whether health insurance companies should be required to offer this type of care at no charge.
Colorado GOP Leaders Call HIV Prevention Coverage a ‘Feel-Good Idea,’ Will Use Stall Tactics to Kill Bills
Speaking last month at a Republican Party fundraising luncheon in downtown Denver, all four ranking members of the GOP leadership at the Colorado Legislature said their primary strategy for this year’s legislative session is to stop proposed laws using the procedural stall tactic of demanding that the entire text of bills be read out loud.
A bill introduced in Colorado’s legislature would increase access to HIV prevention drugs by allowing pharmacists to dispense such medication without authorization from a physician.
Republicans in Colorado’s legislature introduced a bill Wednesday that would impose criminal penalties on doctors who provide gender-affirming care for transgender youth.
After Tuesday’s vaccine-oriented rally in front of the Colorado State Capitol, a few parents and some of their school-age children filled a committee room in the ornate building’s basement for a town-hall meeting, organized by state Rep. Dave Williams (R-Colorado Springs), to discuss his proposed legislation, called the Vaccine Consumer Protection bill.