Wed, 31 May 2006 14:26:11 GMTDENVER—Today the Governor vetoed Senate Bill 64, a measure to reform state contracting procedures. Senator Peter Groff (D-Denver), the sponsor of the bill made the following statement:
Wed, 31 May 2006 14:25:13 GMTDENVER—Today, within the 18 bills that Governor Owens vetoed were three crucial Colorado education measures which would have gone a long way to improve schools, safety, as well as, strengthen Higher Education. All three bills, Senate Bill 65, 69 and 209, were sponsored by Senator Sue Windels (D-Arvada).
Wed, 31 May 2006 14:22:45 GMTDENVER—Today the Governor vetoed Senate Bill 1, a measure that was to create the Colorado Cares Rx Program to save thousands of Coloradans money on their prescription drugs.
Wed, 24 May 2006 14:37:29 GMTDENVER—Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Senator Bob Hagedorn (D-Aurora) and House Majority Leader Alice Madden (D-Boulder), first passed the Senate in April on a vote of 25 to 10. The bill passed the House yesterday on a vote of 64 to 1. The measure was re-approved by the Senate yesterday on a vote of 32 to 2.
Wed, 24 May 2006 14:35:59 GMTDENVER—It is estimated that only 65% of a doctor’s or a hospital’s actual costs are covered under Medicaid, therefore, fewer and fewer doctors and hospitals are taking Medicaid patients. The other 35% of the costs are then shifted to other paying customers.
Mon, 22 May 2006 05:18:11 GMTDENVER—It is estimated that only 65% of a doctor’s or a hospital’s actual costs are covered under Medicaid, therefore, fewer and fewer doctors and hospitals are taking Medicaid patients. The other 35% of the costs are then shifted to other paying customers.
Mon, 22 May 2006 04:59:31 GMTDENVER—Drivers in Colorado are using electronic devices to change traffic lights to green upon their approach to decrease their travel time.
Mon, 22 May 2006 04:55:11 GMTDENVER—There is a growing concern in Colorado’s public which deals with the economic taking of landowners’ rights and private property. Senator Lois Tochtrop (D-Adams County) has presented a solution to this issue by sponsoring House Bill 1411.
Mon, 22 May 2006 04:53:13 GMTDENVER—Today a bill was moved to guide Colorado in the right direction towards fairness and equality. House Bill 1344 passed on the Senate floor.
Mon, 22 May 2006 04:48:20 GMTDENVER—It was a triple today for Senator Ron Tupa (D-Boulder) as he passed three of his sponsored bills on the floor of the Senate.