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Max Richtman, National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, President & CEO, listens to speakers along with several Members of the Ways & Means Committee, Social Security advocates during the announcement of the introduction of the 'Social Security 2100 Act in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. A 1997 law has left Congress repeatedly heading off deep cuts in doctors’ Medicare reimbursements. Lawmakers are tired of those showdowns. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Both leaders think the clashes are worthwhile for a proposal that would block an April 1 cut of 21 percent in Medicare fees for physicians, revamp how they’re paid and replenish money for a popular children’s health program.

“All of these bills are based on false information about supposed gaps in state and federal regulations that are actually talking points from the environmental lobby, and not based on reality,” the Denver-based group’s vice president of government and public affairs, Kathleen Sgamma, said in a statement.

DENVER | A bill to make it harder to sue condominium builders has cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Legislature. The measure would make it harder to sue builders of single and multifamily homes for defective construction. It would require that a homeowners’ association use a mediator before suing, and require them to get written […]

DENVER | The battle over whether to allow Colorado supermarkets to sell wine and beer could end up being decided by voters themselves and opponents are going on the offensive. Colorado liquor store owners and breweries expect a ballot proposal in the 2016 election and plan to launch an opposition campaign called “Keep Colorado Local” on […]

Construction workers pack up their personal tools Thursday morning at the over-budget Denver VA Medical Replacement Project site near Interstate 225 and East Colfax Avenue in Aurora. The project is currently on hold after a federal board of appeals ruled that the VA had breached its contract. Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman said Colorado delegates were working to keep Kiewit-Turner as the contractor for the hospital so that the 1400 people who were laid off can come back to work. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“The VA couldn’t lead starving troops to a chow hall when it comes to managing a construction project. The VA’s mismanagement of this project is beyond belief and brings into question the competence of their leadership at every level,” he said in the statement.

DENVER | Visitation to Colorado’s ski resorts remained strong in January and February, despite unseasonably warm and dry weather at the beginning of the year. The trade group Colorado Ski Country USA said Monday that skier visits at its 21 member resorts in January and February were up 3.7 percent compared to the same time last […]