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Federal judge: Amendment 71’s signature quota is unconstitutional

The Colo. Secretary of State’s office has until March 9 to convince him otherwise, or the 2% rule’s out A federal judge on Wednesday gave the Colorado Secretary of State until March 9 to show that a section of Amendment … Continue reading

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Madeleine Jacobs, MD: Help turn the tide

I was a family physician in Fremont County, Colorado for 28 years. When my patients began ending up in Intensive Care on ventilators because they could not afford their asthma medications and dying from metastatic colon cancer because they could … Continue reading

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Framing our values matters

During the campaign to pass ColoradoCare, many proponents felt that if they could just find the perfect slogan, the message would sink in across Colorado. Not so, according to cognitive scientist George Lakoff. Our brains work in values frameworks, he … Continue reading

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Medicaid buy-in: Band-Aid and stall

Medicaid buy-in: A Band-Aid for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that could stall universal health care for years by Ivan J. Miller, Ph.D., Executive Director (Read Dr. Miller’s Op Ed on the Medicare-X plan here.) Some candidates tout a Medicaid … Continue reading

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Colorado candidates need health care info. You can help them.

On the campaign trail, candidates need to answer questions from voters desperate about health care. We’ve been there. Our goal is to partner with as many of the more than 500 Colorado candidates running for office in 2018 as we can. … Continue reading

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Almost 500 Coloradans rally for #HealthforAll!

Almost 500 Coloradans attended one of five rallies Tuesday for #HealthforAll hosted by the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care and more than 20 partners at high noon on 12-12 in Fort Collins (Read the Ft. Collins story here), Boulder, … Continue reading

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Large crowd rallies Dec. 12 in Fort Collins

by Cherry Sokoloski Almost 150 people rallied for Improved Medicare for All on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Old Town Fort Collins. The enthusiastic crowd heard encouraging words from eight speakers and also rocked the Oak Street Plaza with a sing-along. … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs rocks City Hall for #HealthforAll

Colorado Springs 12-12 rally organizers Bethany Winder, RN, and Kristine Hembre, DO, were thrilled to see a crowd of at least 50, two TV cameras, and many supporters signing petitions calling for Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to … Continue reading

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Boulder’s Our Revolution ads marching to 12-12 rally

Sally Gilman, new Chair of Our Revolution Boulder, added a Boulder rally to the 12-12 Colorado events just three weeks before the event. Even so, about 25 attendees made a strong showing for the need for #HealthforAll. They met at … Continue reading

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Durango draws 100 for #HealthforAll rally

About 100 people attended the Durango rally on Dec. 12 for #HealthforAll to hear speakers including Guinn Unger, a leader for both Indivisible Durango’s Healthcare and Senior Issues Committee and Community Organizer for the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care; … Continue reading

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