State Senator Determined To Raise Awareness Of Hidden Health Care CostsThere was a move to cut out the hidden cost of health care at the state Capitol, and to make sure patients know what they're paying for. The bill failed but a state senator is still determined to raise awareness of the problem.
Colorado Could Become The First State To Opt Out Of Affordable Care ActAmendment 69, called ColoradoCare, will be on the state ballot in 2016. If approved, Colorado would become the first state to opt out of the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a health care plan paid for by a payroll tax.
Universal Health Care Advocates Heading To Colorado VotersSupporters of universal health care loaded boxes of resident petitions off an ambulance and onto a stretcher Friday, launching their campaign to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law..
Universal Health Care Advocates Heading To Colorado VotersSupporters of universal health care loaded boxes of resident petitions off an ambulance and onto a stretcher Friday, launching their campaign to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with taxpayer-funded coverage for all.
Colorado Senate OKs Crackdown On Unregulated Pot GrowersAfter years of trying and failing to make it harder to grow large amounts of pot without paying taxes, the Colorado Senate has given unanimous preliminary approval to a crackdown on unregulated marijuana growers.
Colorado Youth Surveys On Drugs, Sex Under ScrutinyColorado has been asking middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug use for nearly a quarter of a century in anonymous public health surveys.
Bill To Increase Oversight Of Medical Marijuana Caregivers Debated At State CapitolA measure that would increase oversight over medical marijuana caregivers has moved forward at the state Senate.
Vaccine Skeptics Find Unexpected Allies In Conservative GOPAs vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans, including in Colorado.
Bill Would Support Parents Opting Out Of Child VaccinationsMany blame the expanding measles outbreak on the increased number of families choosing not to vaccinate their children. Now there may be a bill to support those parents who are against vaccines.
Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control FundingColorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Colorado Moves To Expand Experimental Drugs For SomeFrustrated by federal delays getting experimental medications to terminally ill patients, some states are forging so-called "Right To Try" legislation to allow access to the drugs without federal approval.
Colorado Lawmakers Grapple With Pot EdiblesLawmakers held off on a directive to implement new restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado Thursday, but they will study the issue to consider legislation next year.