Tag Archives: Obamacare

Hickenlooper Announces Salazar Retirement

john-salazar-flag-293Governor John Hickenlooper announced today that John Salazar, Colorado’s Commissioner of Agriculture, will retire at the beginning of January 2015. He has served in the role since 2011. The announcement came in a press release. Salazar served three terms representing Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District and was a member of the House Agriculture Committee, Veteran’s Affairs Committee, and the Continue reading

Study Shows Premiums Have Skyrocketed Under Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300A non-partisan, independent health insurance research organization, HealthPocket, examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health Continue reading

More Coloradans to Lose Insurance Plans

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300In a letter to the Colorado Senate Republicans Friday, the Colorado Division of Insurance announced that an additional 18,783 Coloradans have had their health insurance policy cancelled in the last month due to ObamaCare and 192,942 Coloradans will have their policies cancelled next year. That means the total number of policies Continue reading

Hickenlooper Takes Heat Over Obamacare Comment

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper is taking heat over comments he made this week regarding the Affordable Care Act. Hickenlooper hass been a stern supporter of the law. Some feel a recent poll, showing growing dissatisfaction with Obamacare is what has the governor changing his tune. The governor told a crowd that he is “no fan Continue reading

Gardner Receives Health Care Award from Women’s Group

gardnerAs part of Healthcare Solutions Week, Independent Women’s Voice has presented Representative Cory Gardner with the 2014 Healthcare Leadership Award. He is one of only 15 recipients nationwide. The group says Gardner has been a leader on the issues and in advancing the policies that are essential to truly improving American healthcare. The Independent Continue reading

Udall Fights Court’s Religious Freedom Ruling

mark-udall-300U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jumping on the “not your boss’s business” bandwagon.  Nancy Pelosi was ripped on national television last week for misrepresenting the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Hobby Lobby’s decision not to provide insurance for 4 specific forms of birth control that actually destroy a fertilized egg.  Continue reading

Gardner Blasts Obamacare Over More Health Policy Cancellations

gardnerCongressman Cory Gardner isn’t happy about the latest round of health policy cancellations in Colorado.  Colorado Senate Republicans announced yesterday that another 2,320 insurance policies have been cancelled in Colorado due to Obamacare.  Gardner is running against Mark Udall for Udall’s senate seat.  He says yesterday’s news is yet Continue reading

Udall and Gardner Spar Over Birth Control

gardnermark-udall-300Senator Mark Udall is trying to make “birth control” the central issue of his race against Cory Gardner.  Udall says Gardner’s record on voting against Continue reading

Obama Plans to Visit Colorado to Stump for Udall

mark-udall-300Reports say President Obama will come to Colorado next month to stump for Senator Mark Udall.  Udall has been an adamant supporter of Obama and his policies, especially when it comes to energy and health care.  Udall praised the new carbon emission rules released by the Administration as Continue reading

Colorado joins Lawsuit Against Obamacare

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Colorado has joined 19 other states in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Obamacare, also knows as the Affordable Care Act.  The lawsuit contends that the Act violates the Origination Clause, due to the fact the legislation began in the Senate rather than the House.  Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed the brief last Continue reading

Beauprez Gets Endorsement From Texas Governor Rick Perry

BEAUPREZTexas Governor Rick Perry has endorsed Bob Beauprez for Colorado governor, calling him the right leader to repair the damage done by Hickenlooper-Obama policies.  In a statement, Perry said Continue reading

Hearing Reveals Many More Coloradans to Lose Health Insurance Plans

gardnerDuring an Energy & Commerce Committee hearing yesterday, Congressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) questioned six representatives from insurance companies regarding the millions of cancellation notices that Americans have received. The witnesses confirmed that these cancellation notices were sent out due to the President’s healthcare law. It was also Continue reading