Capitol Updates

Each week during sessions of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. Check the updates below for analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed. 

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HB19-1004 (Roberts & Catlin/Donovan) Proposal for Affordable Health Coverage Option

Originally Posted: January 18, 2019
Last Updated: June 5, 2019

The Children’s Campaign supports developing a public health insurance option for Colorado. By providing a less expensive health insurance option, this plan could increase competition in the health insurance market (where 14 counties only have one health insurance carrier) and reduce health insurance costs in an equitable way across the state.

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