House Bill 1232
Lobbying spending at the Colorado Capitol set another record. Here’s how much was spent.
Opposition to public option health care bill drove spending in fiscal year 2021, which ended June 30
Opinion: The Colorado legislature’s big health care bill will worsen health disparities for African Americans
It is disappointing that lawmakers rushed to advance this legislation without understanding the larger implications. They would be wise to go back to the drawing board.
Opinion: As emergency doctors, we see the compromise Colorado Option health insurance bill as our best shot at affordable, quality health care
House Bill 1232 would give every Coloradan the opportunity to live a healthy life, and now is the time to pass it.
Opinion: The Colorado Option health insurance bill would harm state’s most vulnerable citizens
It is already difficult to find available appointments for Medicaid patients, and access would get worse, especially for those in need of mental health services.
Dark-money group spends record amount lobbying against Colorado Democrats’ effort to shrink health care costs
Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, funded by hospitals, insurers and other business groups, is now the top single-year Colorado lobbying client for any year since 2011 — and possibly ever
Opinion: Unelected commissions and boards are running a large part of Colorado government and your life
When there are big, weighty decisions to be made, we should put the power in the hands of those who are closest to the people and most likely to hear their voice.
Opinion: A Colorado public option for health care is a backwards step
We would all be much better off by working together to build on and improve our current system than trying to implement one that is controlled by politicians in Denver.
Opinion: In a COVID-devastated world, the case for a Colorado public option for health care is clear
By reining in runaway health-care costs through the public option, we can protect all Coloradans, especially low-income families, underserved communities and under-represented populations.