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Could water funding sweeten a compromise on the hospital provider fee?

Gov. John Hickenlooper has added water to the list of needs that could be funded if the General Assembly reclassifies the state’s hospital provider...

John Suthers: I don’t understand some Republicans on the hospital provider...

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Lawmakers wrap up their work in Denver next week, but the largest battle waged during the legislative session remains in a...

Hospital provider fee bill survives furious House challenge

  With just 13 days to go in the 2016 legislative session, the House today held its long-awaited debate on whether to reclassify a billion-dollar...

Colorado is in Americans for Prosperity’s ‘persuasion universe’

  BRIGHTON, CO — It's an unseasonably warm Wednesday in early April, and a handful of activists in green Americans for Prosperity T-shirts are reading...

House slashes from hospitals, roads and ed to balance budget

“We pulled off some miracles!” That was the claim this morning by the Joint Budget Committee, after the House gave final approval to the 2016-17...

How Colorado’s schools could see another $90 million in revenue

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Todd Engdahl on March 29, 2016 The outcome of a high-stakes legislative fight over health care spending could increase...

TABOR architect Douglas Bruce sentenced to the slammer. Again.

  Talk about a late Friday news dump. The man who became an anti-tax folk hero for convincing voters to pass Colorado's statewide Taxpayer's Bill of...

A Colorado ballot measure to hinder ballot measures

  Colorado is a unique place. The first state to legalize recreational marijuana was able to do so because of how easy it is to...

Democrats gear up to fight for a hospital provider fee bill

Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Monday that reclassifying the state’s hospital provider fee as an enterprise meets constitutional muster, restarting conversations among lawmakers...

What’s Colorado’s hospital provider fee, who cares and why?

This year, three words have dominated the political debate under the gold dome of the Colorado Capitol: Hospital Provider Fee. It's become a political battle, a legal battle,...
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