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Our strategy to get to universal health care

Working with this impressive group of dedicated volunteers and staff is inspirational. Because of our efforts, all three of the Colorado Dems in the House co-sponsored HR-676, improved Medicare for All. Your tireless work and donations are the power that … Continue reading

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Nevada’s Medicaid for All plan could lead the way

Any Nevada resident could sign up for Medicaid if Nevada’s governor signs into law a bill the legislature passed in late May. And whether Nevada becomes the first state in the U.S. to offer health care to all its residents … Continue reading

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Crowds cheer single-payer as Bennet urges activists to ‘hammer’ on AHCA

By Elaine Branjord and Nancy Spillane Colorado’s Sen. Michael Bennet urged folks at town halls this month to “hammer” senators with calls, emails, and letters to kill the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Bennet also said any health care bill … Continue reading

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Hang Tough During Washington’s Delay and Destroy Tactics

by Lyn Gullette, Campaign Coordinator Hang tough. Those of us who want everyone to have health care are being tested by the national shifting winds. We need a system that takes responsibility for access to health care for everyone, for … Continue reading

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Routt County activists a case study in engagement

Routt County has seen a surge in local health care activism thanks to a group of about 20 Steamboat Springs’ residents. They call themselves the Yampa Valley Health Care Action Group. The group has published 34 letters about health care … Continue reading

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Federal Lawsuit Challenges Amendment 71 as Unconstitutional

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017 Federal Lawsuit Challenges Amendment 71 as unconstitutional Complaint: Increased requirements for citizens to make the state ballot defy First and 14th Amendments Denver— Attorney Ralph Ogden filed a complaint today in Federal court challenging … Continue reading

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Foundation statement on complaint that Amendment 71 is unconstitutional

Foundation Statement Regarding the Complaint that Amendment 71 Is Unconstitutional By Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D., Executive Director 4.24.17 The Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care is proud to host the press conference announcing Ralph Ogden’s lawsuit asking the Federal Court … Continue reading

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Sign the petition allowing drug imports from Canada

by Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D. 3.5.17 Sign the petition asking our senators to take the: Fair Price for Medications Pledge Congressional pledge to vote to legalize Canadian imports (Full text of pledge) The Hill reported on February 14th that Bernie … Continue reading

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The Big Picture – Executive Director’s View

The way to get to universal health care is called a movement. Amendment 69 showed the possibility that state-based plans could achieve universal health care one state at a time. The Affordable Care Act put two things front and center: … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle: Colorado’s EVERYONE Campaign

While still brushing off the dust from the ColoradoCare Amendment 69 campaign in 2016, Coloradans are ready to get back in the saddle. With the uncertain future of the ACA, it is imperative that we be ready to create a … Continue reading

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