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Tag Archives: gender discrimination

Coffman’s new ad—coming soon to a TV near you

Rep. Mike Coffman released a new TV ad today in the race to hold on to his closely contested seat in the 6th congressional district. […]...

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August 26, 2014 Just In
Swalm takes last swipe at gender equality insurance bill

Swalm takes last swipe at gender equality insurance bill

DENVER-- The House easily passed a bill this morning to end health-insurance gender rating over the objections of Spencer Swalm, R-Centennial, who argued today as he has throughout the session, that the bill would unfairly raise rates for...

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March 19, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
McCann health insurance reform bills gain steam heading to state Senate

McCann health insurance reform bills gain steam heading to state Senate

State Rep. Beth McCann, D-Denver, is carrying two major health insurance reform bills this legislative session and has managed to move the bills through legislative […]...

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February 25, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Colorado bill to end insurance-industry gender discrimination advances

Colorado bill to end insurance-industry gender discrimination advances

DENVER-- Colorado members of the House overwhelming supported a bill that would mandate gender equity in the Colorado individual health insurance market. The bill passed by voice vote after just ten minutes of debate Wednesday, a remarkable feat in this...

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February 19, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized
Lawmakers tussle over bill that would ease health insurance gender discrimination

Lawmakers tussle over bill that would ease health insurance gender discrimination

DENVER-- A packed hearing Thursday for a bill that seeks to address wide differences in cost based on gender in the individual health insurance market in Colorado saw clashes erupt between male and female members of the committee. House...

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February 5, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Democratic women of the Senate make their case for health reform

Democratic women of the Senate make their case for health reform

Today, some of the women of the U.S. Senate took to the chamber floor and made their case for health reform. Maryland Democrat Barbara Mikulski […]...

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December 1, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Katie Redding and David Sirota talk insurance industry discrimination and clean water

Katie Redding and David Sirota talk insurance industry discrimination and clean water

Colorado Independent writer Katie Redding joined Progressive Talk 760 AM host David Sirota this morning to discuss her recent reporting on insurance industry gender discrimination […]...

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November 30, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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