Irene Aguilar

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Colorado Moves To Expand Experimental Drugs For Some

Frustrated 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.

05/16/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Grapple With Pot Edibles

Lawmakers 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.

05/02/2014

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Divisive Vaccine Proposal Abandoned In Colorado

Colorado has one of the nation’s most lax vaccination requirements. And a bill to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has been largely abandoned.

04/22/2014

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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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