“You have to legislate with a sense of political reality,” said Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., who said backing that proposal “would set up an ad against you from multiple directions” during upcoming elections.
“This is complicated work. We’re not going to rush it,” said Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, one of the panels helping craft the legislation.
“We should do full repeal,” said Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a leading House conservative. “And full repeal means not taking the taxes” from people.
The bill “does not repeal anyone’s insurance policies,” insisted Sen. Jim Smallwood, a Parker Republican and insurance agent who sponsored the bill.
Sponsors say there’s no reason Colorado should pay for its own exchange when shoppers could simply use the federal insurance exchange, healthcare.gov .
‘I see a huge difference in Sandy, and part of that is the physical excerice, of course … but part of it is the light in her eyes,’ said Jenni Dill, life engagement director at Chelsea Place. “’This doesn’t just happen at 10:30 (a.m.), this is Sandy dying her hair blonde on Monday and then getting it curled this morning and then picking out the perfect headband … it’s all of these things, and for her, it’s just so great for her mood.’
GOP lawmakers insist they’ve not abandoned their goal of repeal, though they face lingering disputes about whether that vote should come before, after or simultaneously with a replacement effort
Cherry Creek School District is looking to reshuffle start and end times for students in 2017-18 after getting positive feedback from surveys sent out in November to the district community
‘Medical obviously comes at a lesser price, and needing it medicinally, we need a lot more than a regular person would,’ said Ashley Weber, 32, a Longmont native who uses marijuana to treat chronic pain and PTSD from a car accident that left her in wheelchair.