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Women say discrimination is rampant in Denver’s “alpha-male” Safety Department Two...

It was November 2017 and two female Denver sheriff’s deputies had asked for a meeting with their boss demanding the right to pee. The problem,...

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...

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 men.

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...

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 contentious, budget strapped, elction year session. . The bill, co-sponsored by Reps. Sue Schafer, D-Wheat Ridge, and Rep Beth McCann, D-Denver, underwent a final perfunctory reading Thursday.

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 Bill 1008, sponsored by Reps Beth McCann, D-Denver, and Sue Schafer, D-Wheat Ridge, seeks to distribute and lower those costs for women who don't have employer or state health plans. The motion ultimately passed out of committee on an 8 to 2 vote.

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...

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

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