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Tag Archives: Insurance

Senate approves reporting threats to targeted locations; House settles wrangle over rental car repair costs

Notes from the 77th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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March 25, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Health, The Mix

Wiretap: USA endures DC gas bags; Colorado caps methane

National Journal Poll: Americans (still) hate their representatives. The president has slipped to 38 percent approval, from 52 percent just after he was elected. He can't begin to compete with Congress, which has an approval rating of 9. ...

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November 19, 2013 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Markey YouTube explains and celebrates health reform vote

Markey YouTube explains and celebrates health reform vote

She may be getting threatening phone calls because of her vote in favor of health reform Sunday, but U.S. Rep Betsy Markey is standing by […]...

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March 26, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Metzger at The Nation: ‘Health mandate will be a tax on non-purchase of insurance’

Metzger at The Nation: ‘Health mandate will be a tax on non-purchase of insurance’

The Nation dedicated this week’s episode of its “The Breakdown” to the attorneys general lawsuit filed this week against health reform legislation and joined by […]...

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March 26, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Senate passes bill to expand coverage of maternity care and contraception

Senate passes bill to expand coverage of maternity care and contraception

DENVER– The Senate today sent legislation for the governor to sign into law that will require insurance companies here to include maternity coverage with a […]...

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March 12, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Swalm, done offending poor on the House floor, takes to the Twitter

Swalm, done offending poor on the House floor, takes to the Twitter

State Rep. Spencer Swalm seems intent to inflame these days, tossing out provocative bon mots on the House floor, in committee hearings and on the […]...

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February 11, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
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
Bennet on health reform offers calm and steady in a storm of crazy

Bennet on health reform offers calm and steady in a storm of crazy

Only Sen. Michael Bennet can deliver a full-contact well-supported muscular line on health care like “The status quo is eating people alive all across this […]...

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October 1, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
In the Matter of Health Care Versus Baloney

In the Matter of Health Care Versus Baloney

Today we talk about Andorra. We also talk about arrogance and ignorance. We talk about presumption and prevarication. We talk about protecting the privileged and […]...

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August 20, 2007 Uncategorized
Tancredo Exploits Children’s Health For Political Gain

Tancredo Exploits Children’s Health For Political Gain

You can measure Congressman Tom Tancredo’s hatred of illegal immigrants by his willingness to exploit children. So when Tom Terrific went after a law expanding […]...

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July 31, 2007 Uncategorized

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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