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Rep. Primavera Pushing for Colo. Medicaid Rule Change

Women with breast or cervical cancer who qualify for a certain Medicaid program can sign up the day of their diagnosis for the federal insurance that pays for their treatment — but only if they go to the right clinic.

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HB10-1202: Primavera Bill Bringing Affordable Chemo Choices for Patients Passes Final House Vote

State Representative Dianne Primavera’s (D-Broomfield) House Bill 1202 will require health insurance plans to cover oral chemotherapy treatments when medically necessary, as determined by a patient’s doctor. The bipartisan bill passed a final vote in the House today 53-10, with 2 excused.

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HB10-1018: House Passes Waste Tire Fee Proposal

A panel of lawmakers was told today that Colorado is at the bottom of the pile in managing the disposal of its old tires–and that the funds that were supposed to be used to clean up the mess have been siphoned off while old tires continue to multiply on the Colorado landscape.

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GOP Tantalized By Colo. House Prospects, But Dems Have Strength

There’s a reason for Colorado Republicans’ optimism for reclaiming the Colorado House in November 2010.

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Despite Gap, Colorado GOP Upbeat About 2010 Elections

Bolstered by public frustrations with government, GOP leaders have set their sights on reclaiming the state House and Senate in an election year that will shape Colorado politics for the next decade.

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Colorado Bill Aims at Abandoned Properties’ Sale Time

Lawmakers intend on introducing legislation to deal with the aftermath of the state’s higher-than-average foreclosure crisis, a crisis that left many city blocks with the black eye of row after row of abandoned homes and buildings.

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Ritter, Three Dems To Offer Up Neighborhood Blight Bill Tomorrow

Gov. Bill Ritter and three Democratic legislators will have a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday to announce proposed legislation that will protect neighborhoods from abandoned properties.

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David Cox, 28, To Announce Run For Steve King’s HD-54 Seat

A native of East Orchard Mesa is the latest person to join the fray to be the Republican nominee for House District 54. ALSO: UPDATED 2010 HOUSE ELECTION TRACKER.

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Look Ahead To 2010: Colo. House Democrats Likely To Stay In Control

Democrats enjoy a healthy 38-27 majority in Colorado’s House of Representatives. It’s unlikely they’ll lose that advantage in 2010, but they’re being forced to play a lot of defense, a State Bill Colorado analysis shows.

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At Least Five New State Audits To Be Released Monday, Tuesday

The General Assembly’s Legislative Audit Committee meets next week to see new audits of a number of organizations that are state entities or receive state funding. Two of the audits concern Recovery Act programs, and two involve higher education (CSU and Metro State).

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