by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, April 29, 2011
On April 27 the Colorado state Senate passed SB 11-200, which could establish a government-controlled health insurance exchange. Read up on why this is a bad idea.
by Brian T. Schwartz | 9:20 pm, April 22, 2011
A state-run insurance exchange in CO cannot defend itself from burdensome federal regulations. Collaboration w/ ObamaCare “confuses the commitment to repeal.” You “do not want …Obama campaigning on Obamacare’s faux flexibility and responsiveness — as would have been demonstrated by bipartisan state legislation to implement it.”
by Al Maurer | 9:41 pm, April 21, 2011
Actions by the state administration make clear that healthcare exchanges are not free market–they’re a Trojan horse for Obamacare.
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, April 20, 2011
Colorado Senate Bill 11-200 advances to the state Senate without the provision that “would nullify the bill unless the state is allowed to opt out of the federal Affordable Care Act,” reports the Denver Business Journal
by Brian T. Schwartz | 9:55 pm, April 19, 2011
The Denver Post has quoted Colo. state rep Amy Stephens as saying that “Most people viewed exchanges as the most free-market part of Obamacare.” But viewing state-run exchanges as somehow free-market is also wrong because privately-run exchanges already exist.
by Al Maurer | 11:18 pm, April 13, 2011
Colorado citizens aren’t smart enough to know what’s good for them.
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, April 4, 2011
Reps. Amy Stephens and Shawn Mitchell stall the CO health insurance exchange bill (SB 11-200) with amendment that requires a waiver from ObamaCare mandates before exchange can be implemented.
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, March 30, 2011
“Rather than wasting scarce legislative time trying to find the least harmful way of “implementing” Obamacare, state politicians should invest in reforms that will survive long after Obamacare is relegated to history’s dustbin. Including health insurance in an interstate compact would be such a reform.”
by Brian T. Schwartz | 5:30 am, March 23, 2011
“[A] fire hose of [federal] subsidies explains why it is far more likely that Obamacare will corrupt Utah['s exchange] than Utah will manage to redeem Obamacare,” writes John Graham. The same applies to Colorado.
by Kelly Maher | 11:32 pm, November 5, 2010
Now that Republicans will control the Colorado House of Representatives in January, it looks like the so-called “Amazon Tax” may be on the chopping block. And to recall what a pro-business state DOES NOT look like, see the video (at left) from March in which state Sen. John Morse, D-Colo. Springs, accused Amazon of “tyranny.”« go back — keep looking »
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