March 22, 2021


Colorado Democrats unveil their public health insurance option proposal. Here’s how it would work.

Democrats in the Colorado legislature on Thursday introduced a bill designed to drive down health care costs and, if consumers’ expenses aren’t reduced, potentially create a state-offered health insurance option.

The measure is the result of years of efforts by progressive lawmakers and is a top priority for Gov. Jared Polis. But it faces stiff opposition from private insurers and hospitals who say the initiative would reduce care choices for Coloradans and put too high a financial burden on providers. 

The Colorado Sun combed through the bill and talked to its sponsors to learn what the legislation would do and

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House Finance chairman open to completely changing Justice’s tax proposal

House Finance Chairman Eric Householder says Gov. Jim Justice’s tax plan is unlikely to make a committee agenda as it is.

Eric Householder

“It will look entirely different from what the governor introduced,” Householder, R-Berkeley, said on MetroNews’ “Talkline this morning, describing a completely new bill that could be taken up by the Finance Committee.

The Finance chairman said he still needs to talk to the governor about that, alluding to a meeting this coming Wednesday.

“You’re gonna see probably a committee substitute. That’s what I propose,” Householder said today. “I’m gonna meet with the governor probably next Wednesday and

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I run a luxury marriage proposal planning business

  • Heather Vaughn is the founder of “The Yes Girls,” a marriage proposal service based in San Clemente, California.
  • Since 2008, she’s helped couples plan the proposal of their dreams, ranging in cost from $1,000 to over $100,000.
  • Here’s what her job is like, as told to freelancer writer Molly O’Brien.
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I’ve always been someone who likes a challenge. I started my company right after graduating college in 2008, when I was only 22 years old. 

It wasn’t an ideal economy to be looking for a job or launching a brand new

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