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Privatization of Pinnacol Stalls

A group of lawmakers that heard six days of testimony about the practices of Pinnacol Assurance before this legislative session began oppose privatization of the workers’ compensation insurer.

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HB10-1009: Pinnacol Resists Lawmaker Efforts to Increase Public Input

A controversial bill that aims to diversify and open up decision-making at Pinnacol Assurance, the impressively profitable quasi-governmental workers compensation insurance provider, passed out of the House Judicial Committee Friday on a mostly partisan vote.

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House Panel Kills Bill Allowing Lobbyists To Bypass Capitol Security

Those opposed to the legislation, such as Rep. Nancy Todd, D-Aurora, said that all citizens should be allowed the same access as the lobbyists.

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Colo. Bill to Grant In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrants on Hold Until 2011

A bill to allow illegal immigrants to receive in-state tuition won’t go forward in the 2010 session, Rep. Joe Miklosi says.

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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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Pinnacol’s General Counsel: Regulations Threaten Us

An attorney for Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation provider, said Friday that seven bills proposed by an interim committee of the Colorado Assembly are a threat to the company’s ability to effectively provide workers’ compensation services to businesses in the state.

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