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Hick wants answers on exchange 'screwing up'

Hick wants answers on exchange 'screwing up'Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colorado) wants answers after a 9NEWS investigation exposed a design flaw in the state health exchange which canceled the automatic renewal of up to 3,600 health plans without warning.
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  • 46 minutes ago
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Colorado likely to ban welfare cards at pot shops

Colorado likely to ban welfare cards at pot shopsState lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs.
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  • 3 hours, 21 minutes ago
Politics

GOP attempts to scuttle Colorado's health exchange

GOP attempts to scuttle Colorado's health exchangeColorado House Republicans made an ill-fated effort to disband Connect for Health Colorado, the official state health insurance exchange created to enact the federal Affordable Care Act.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
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Exchange begins to notify non-renewed customers

Exchange begins to notify non-renewed customersThe design flaw, first exposed in a 9NEWS report last week
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  • 22 hours, 27 minutes ago
Nation Now

Senate advances Keystone pipeline despite veto threat

Senate advances Keystone pipeline despite veto threatCongress moves closer to showdown with the White House.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Politics

Lottery money for bike trails under debate in Colorado

Lottery money for bike trails under debate in ColoradoA recreational bike trail from Wyoming to New Mexico is a goal set by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

Tougher penalties for animal fighting clear first vote

Tougher penalties for animal fighting clear first votePenalties for people who engage in animal fighting may face tougher penalties under a bill that cleared its first vote.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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Senate OKs 2 bills increasing health exchange oversight

Senate OKs 2 bills increasing health exchange oversightLegislators would get more control over Connect for Health Colorado under two bills that got bipartisan approval Wednesday.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Colorado right-to-die legislation announced

Colorado right-to-die legislation announcedColorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

State Senate cracks down on Colo. health exchange

State Senate cracks down on Colo. health exchangeThe GOP-controlled Colorado Senate passed two bills aimed at dialing up scrutiny of Connect for Health Colorado, the state's health benefit exchange, following an audit that found trouble with how the organization handled funds.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

3 companies in Colo. exempted from contraception rule

3 companies in Colo. exempted from contraception ruleA federal judge has barred the government from requiring three companies in Colorado to provide certain kinds of contraception under the federal health care law.
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  • 3 days ago
Politics

Tax law quirk means pot may pay off (literally)

Tax law quirk means pot may pay off (literally)Colorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise tax revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may give some of the money directly to residents.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Colo. prisons make small profit from inmate work program

Colo. prisons make small profit from inmate work programAuditors say Colorado prisons are making big profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items. But they're struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor to make furniture and other goods sold to state agencies and the public.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Health

More Coloradans left uninsured by glitch

More Coloradans left uninsured by glitchMore people are learning they've fallen victim to a glitch in Colorado's official health insurance exchange
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Politics

Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcohol

Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcoholColorado lawmakers will consider whether to ban powdered alcohol before the product arrives in stores.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

El Paso County to require drug testing for TANF

El Paso County to require drug testing for TANFEvery month, more than 2,200 families in El Paso County take advantage of Colorado Works - a program aimed at helping parents and children in need through federal funds.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Balance of Power: What can Congress get done?

Balance of Power: What can Congress get done?The President laid out an ambitious, progressive agenda to an opposition Congress in the State of the Union address.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Former state senator pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former state senator pleads guilty to embezzlementA former state senator accused of falsifying time sheets for work at a sheriff's department and a university has pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago