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Here’s where Colorado’s GOP candidates for governor stand on health care

In the days leading up to a Republican vote in Congress to repeal and replace— or just repeal— Obamacare, 1,500 miles away in Colorado the […]...

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July 25, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 10: In times of chaos, find Mike Littwin

A major vote on healthcare is expected in the Senate early next week, and Senate Republicans still aren’t sure what they’ll be voting on. The […]...

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July 22, 2017 Health, Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats

The Indy Weekly Podcast: Why this lawyer would rather go to jail than “die without Medicaid”

Longtime disability rights advocate Carrie Ann Lucas is a dedicated activist, but she usually avoids risking arrest — she is, after all, an attorney. That […]...

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July 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Supporters await the release of disabled demonstrators jailed for occupying Cory Gardner’s office

UPDATE: The disabled demonstrators were released from jail early Saturday morning— the last one leaving at around 2 a.m., according to media reports. “The protesters […]...

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June 30, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Disabled activists arrested during healthcare protest in Cory Gardner’s office

Police arrested 10 disability rights activists, many in wheelchairs, on Thursday after a  58-hour sit-in protest in Sen. Cory Gardner’s Denver office. The protest, which began Tuesday morning, […]...

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June 30, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

What repealing Obamacare would mean for one rural Colorado hospital

San Luis Valley Health Regional Medical Center in Alamosa is a small hospital, with only 49 beds. But it is the only hospital within 121 […]...

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June 29, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

GOP Obamacare repeal bill passes House; Coffman is only Colorado GOP ‘no’ vote

UPDATE: The bill passed. Here is the vote breakdown for Colorado’s congressional delegation: Coffman (R): No Lamborn (R): Yes Tipton (R): Yes Buck (R): Yes […]...

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May 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Between Trump, Kochs and his constituents, Coffman was caught on a vote that never happened

Colorado Republican Mike Coffman said early Friday that he supported the AHCA, the GOP’s plan in the U.S. House to repeal and replace Obamacare. By the afternoon, […]...

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March 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Letter outlines how the AHCA would affect Coloradans with disabilities

A network of civil rights advocates is warning Coloradans how the healthcare bill being debated in Congress would play out for people with disabilities. “We […]...

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March 23, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

CBO analysis: 24 million would lose healthcare under GOP plan

The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican-proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act estimates that 24 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage by 2026 under […]...

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March 13, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Will the Colorado GOP block unaffiliated voters from its 2018 primaries? It seems unlikely but there’s a movement to do it

Last week, the Colorado Republican Party said it would take a vote next month to determine whether to scrap its June 2018 primary elections now […]

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