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Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Signs Next Year’s Budget For Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s budget for Colorado on Monday, a spending plan that includes more funding for public schools, pay raises for state workers, and money to expand mental health services.

04/29/2013

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Democrat Backs Off Universal Health Care Plan In Colorado

An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care was spiked Friday by its Democratic sponsor.

04/12/2013

State Sen. Irene Aguilar (credit: CBS)

State Democrat Backs Off Universal Health Care Plan

An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care has been spiked by its Democratic sponsor.

04/12/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Health Care Change

Colorado is preparing to expand health assistance for low-income adults, but state lawmakers want to know how much it would cost.

01/31/2013

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U.S. Challenges Order In Federal Health Care Lawsuit

The federal government is seeking to overturn an order blocking it from penalizing a Colorado company whose health care coverage doesn’t include birth control.

01/18/2013

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Health Care Industry Scrambling To Make Transition To Obamacare

A year from now everyone in the nation will be required to have health insurance under Obamacare. In Colorado that means the health care industry and state officials are scrambling to make the transition easy for consumers.

01/14/2013

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Health Care Costs Spur Push For Wellness Programs

Michelle Ebert played basketball, volleyball, tennis and softball in high school. But she gained weight after college while building her career with a firm that helps other companies manage customer service, often working 14-hour days.

01/13/2013

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No Gridlock In Sight For 2013 Colorado Legislature

Democrats have consolidated control of both chambers and the governor’s office, and the 2013 session could see a flurry of legislation after two years of divided control, tight budgets and little significant change.

01/06/2013

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Hickenlooper Proposes Medicaid Expansion

Some 160,000 Colorado adults with low incomes could become eligible for public health care assistance under a plan announced Thursday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

01/03/2013

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Colorado Meets Health Care Deadline Early

A major deadline looms Friday for states to comply with the new health care law. Colorado’s an early achiever and doesn’t have to worry about the deadline.

12/14/2012

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