Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Colorado’s new attorney general on Wednesday outlined a list of legal challenges he plans to either join or explore joining against the Trump administration, starting with lawsuits aiming to protect the Affordable Care Act. Phil Weiser said his priority is to sign Colorado onto a challenge with other Democratic state attorneys general appealing a federal […]

Posted inBusiness, Coloradans, Health, News

Communities in the Colorado high country, hit hard by soaring premiums, offer medical cost-sharing programs to ease burden

VAIL — Chris Romer has watched families in the Vail Valley writhe under mortgage-sized payments for medical insurance. He’s watched state legislators and regulators fail to stem the soaring costs of health insurance in the Colorado high country, where a family policy easily tops $2,000 a month. And with the pending departure of the Affordable […]

Posted inHealth, News

How Colorado insurance regulators used an Obamacare quirk to help engineer better health coverage prices for 2019

For the first time in years, Coloradans who buy their own health insurance could be in for some relatively good news this week. When the state Division of Insurance announces the finalized 2019 rates for the individual insurance market on Thursday, consumers will see the lowest premium price increases since the implementation of the Affordable […]

Posted inNews, Wildfire

Many Black Forest residents were thrilled to find their property intact after the 2013 wildfire. For some, the ordeal was just beginning.

BLACK FOREST — At first, Nancy Trosper could hardly believe her good fortune. Although she initially heard that her house had burned to the ground in the disastrous 2013 Black Forest fire, the report proved erroneous. When she saw it still standing, and authorities finally allowed her to move back in, she was ecstatic. But […]