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Irene Aguilar

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Colorado Won’t Ban Public Assistance At Pot Shops

Colorado won’t ban the use of public assistance at marijuana-shop ATMs, despite calls from both Republicans and the pot industry to ban it.

01/15/2014

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Colorado Medicaid Expansion Signed Into Law

An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that’s expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado is being signed into law Monday.

05/13/2013

State Sen. Irene Aguilar (credit: CBS)

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 Senator Pushes For More Mental Health Call Centers

A state senator who is also the only practicing physician in the Colorado Legislature joined a forum on Sunday in Denver to discuss improvements that could be made to mental health care in Colorado.

03/04/2013

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Overdose Drug Expansion Considered In Colorado

Access to a powerful drug that can stop drug overdoses could be expanded in Colorado.

02/11/2013

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Bill Would Help Those Without Health Insurance Pay For Care

A bill moving forward in the state Legislature would help people without health insurance when they end up in the emergency room.

02/24/2012

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Bill Hopes To Kill Voter Suppression, Intimidation

Colorado voters play an important role in the upcoming November election. That’s why one state lawmaker wants to make sure every voter is able to cast a ballot.

02/23/2012

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Lying To Voters Latest In Colorado Elections Debate

A proposal to enhance penalties for lying about elections is the latest divisive voting proposal to hit Colorado’s legislature.

02/22/2012

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Lawmakers Consider Immunity For Drug Overdose Reporting

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would grant partial immunity to those who report drug overdoses and stay with the victim.

02/17/2012

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GOP Idea To Help Colorado Budget Defeated In Senate

Colorado Republicans have been talking for months about trying to save money by seeking federal permission to cut Medicaid.

02/01/2012

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