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Conyers Introduces Bill to End Health Insurer's Anti-Trust Exemption

David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dayen

The concentration of the health insurance market among regional monopolies leads to higher costs for consumers, almost by definition.

Western Slope Politicians Squabble After Poll Shows Support For FRAC-act

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Voters in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District a month ago favored legislation that would require the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate hyd...

Leadville Contaminated Pipeline Bill To Return To House Floor, Dems Control Schedule

The Colorado Independent | Katie Redding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LEADVILLE -- A long overdue environmental clean-up bill that would see industrially contaminated water evacuated from the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunn...

Six Appeal: The Case for Health Reform in Six Easy Words

Larry Borowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Borowsky

Those were the broad themes U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette discussed at her town hall in Denver last Saturday, explaining the benefits of health-care reform. Six words: More competition. Lower costs. Guaranteed rights.

Colorado Democrats Already Taking Sides In Democratic Primary

The Denver Post | Michael Riley and Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Democratic primary contenders in the U.S. Senate race are furiously trying to line up supporters across the state, creating dividing lines at all ...

Proof that Diana DeGette actually met with voters at a healthcare town hall

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Even after Congresswoman Diana DeGette announced a slew of in-person healthcare town halls to supplement a previously scheduled teleconfere...

Safe Drinking Water Act Could Backfire: COGCC Chief

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- When it comes to the safety of hydraulic fracturing- the "stimulating" of natural gas wells with high-pressure injections of water, sand and...

The Politicization of Sex and Reproduction

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

Instead of policies based on extreme ideology, we need to start a new dialogue about reproductive and sexual health that is based on sound, science-based public policies.

At Last, Prevention First

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Medical experts continually warned us during the Bush years that the abstinence-only approach would sow the seeds of ignorance in teenagers. Those seeds are finally bearing fruit.

Support Obama for Women

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

We must continue our work now to unite the party behind Obama to defeat John McCain. For too long, McCain has avoided the scrutiny from women that his record deserves.