Category: Legislative

Threats to Affordable Care Act continue

The federal Affordable Care Act has survived a legislative attack, but threats live on as proposals to curb federal payments designed to keep premiums low continue. Currently, the Affordable Care Act includes several provisions that reduce the cost of insurance …

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Federal Health Update

A modified repeal of the Affordable Care Act failed to pass out of the U.S. Senate just before midnight mountain time last night. Republican Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski joined all of the Democratic senators in opposing …

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Senate’s Final Health Vote Tomorrow – Speak Up Now

A lot has happened in the U.S. Senate in the past few days with proposed repeals of the Affordable Care Act. Here is some context and explanation of what is expected to happen with health care legislation in the next …

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Federal threat to health care continues—keep speaking up

After a whirlwind week, the Senate Republicans are again gaining momentum in their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which would jeopardize health insurance coverage and access to critical health services for kids in Colorado. Senate leaders hope to …

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Revised Senate health bill still devastating for kids in Colorado

Yesterday, leaders in the U.S. Senate released an updated version of a health reform bill and are planning to vote on the proposal next week. The revised version of the bill does not improve its devastating impact on kids in …

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Join us Sunday: Rally to protect health coverage!

Please join us on Sunday, July 9 in Denver to rally against millions of Americans losing health care access. Our U.S. Senators return to Washington on July 10 to renew the debate on repealing the Affordable Care Act and defunding …

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Federal health bill delayed—but keep up the pressure

This week, the U.S. Senate delayed the vote on their health reform bill until sometime after the weeklong July Fourth recess. It’s clear that constituent calls and letters are having an impact. However, despite this delay, the Senate proposal could still pass, as …

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Federal health vote delayed—keep up the pressure

Thank you for calling! Keep it up. Thank you for your calls! The Senate has delayed the vote on their health reform bill until after the July Fourth recess. But there’s still work to do. Yesterday, the U.S. Senate delayed …

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Senate Version of Health Reform Jeopardizes Colorado Kids

Yesterday, the Senate released a draft of their health reform bill. As expected, this bill closely mirrors the bill passed by the House last month. A vote on the Senate floor could happen as early as next Wednesday, which is …

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ACTION ALERT: Ask our Senators to Protect Colorado Kids in Health Reform Debate

We need you! PLEASE CALL OUR SENATORS TODAY to ask them to ensure that federal health reform protects Colorado Kids. Senate efforts to pass federal health reform—modeled on the American Health Care Act passed by the House last month—are heating …

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