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DENVER -- Vicki Tosher, now 61, knows a lot about cancer. She has survived two kinds of breast cancer and she was a University of Colorado researcher in cancer prevention. She lost her job in 2009, and 18 months later, she lost her health insurance.
In the West Foyer of the Capitol Tuesday, Governor Bill Ritter will celebrate national health care reform legislation by announcing the introduction of the...
When commercial pilot Matt Temme of Castle Rock was furloughed by his employer last June, he lost his health insurance. Temme's wife had coverage through her employer, but adding Temme and his son would have cost $800 a month— an expensive proposition for a family who had just lost a portion of their income. So Temme went looking on the individual market for insurance. He's a healthy 41-year-old. His son is a healthy 6-year-old. "I never imagined I would have a problem," he said.