Colo State Issues

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What is new with Liberty Watch for the 2012 State Legislative Session

Hard to believe but the 2012 State Legislative Session “kicked off” January 11th and it is time to get back to the work of holding our State elected officials accountable! Since the 2011 session ended we have published a new web-site with a blog that is integrated with Face Book and Twitter, fine tuned our… read more

SB200 Insurance Exchange, SB167 Efficiency in State Regulatory Sys & HB1160 Cash for Home Clunkers, HB1285 LT Managed Care

April 19, 2011 SB200 passed Legislative Council today & the following Republicans stood on PRINCPLES of Free Mkt & Limited Govt & so please thank the following legislators who defended Liberty: Sen. Kopp, Sen. Cadman, Sen. Renfoe and Sen. Scheffel mike.kopp.senate@state.co.us, bill.cadman.senate@state.co.us, senatorrenfroe@gmail.com, mark.scheffel.senate@state.co.us SB200 insurance exchange which with or w/o obamacare will lead to… read more

SB200 Insurance Exchange, SB167 Efficiency in State Regulatory Sys & HB1160 Cash for Home Clunkers, HB1285 LT Managed Care

April 19, 2011 SB200 passed Legislative Council today & the following Republicans stood on PRINCPLES of Free Mkt & Limited Govt & so please thank the following legislators who defended Liberty: Sen. Kopp, Sen. Cadman, Sen. Renfoe and Sen. Scheffel mike.kopp.senate@state.co.us, bill.cadman.senate@state.co.us, senatorrenfroe@gmail.com, mark.scheffel.senate@state.co.us SB200 insurance exchange which with or w/o obamacare will lead to… read more

The Cost of SB11-200 Health Benefit Exchange -Is Liberty worth it?

March 24, 2011 The Federal Government has been meddling in the free market for decades which is why many areas of our economy such as healthcare have only a faint hint of free market remaining. History shows that since the 1900’s the Federal Government has attempted to control the healthcare industry through regulation and taxes… read more

Thanks to those who voted No on HB1160

March 19, 2011 To the Honorable Representatives Nikkel, DelGrosso, Balmer, Acree, Baumgardner, Beezley, Swalm, Becker, Holbert and Murray: Thank you so much for voting no on HB1160 which in my opinon violated several key principles of fiscal conservatism such as free market, limited government and fiscal responsibility.  There are those who believe that because the… read more

HB1160 – a battle between politics as usual and principles of fiscal conservatism

March 16, 2011 The main premise of this bill is to spend the balance of ARRA funds (porkulus stimulous money) that remains in the Governor’s Energy Office which is supposedly $330,000. Now why would Rep. Gerou and the Home Builder’s Association be fighting so hard to spend $330,000?  If the average upgrade cost $10,000 then… read more

Liberty Watch “kicks off” the 2012 Session by recognizing Top Legislators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Rumfelt E-mail: nyrumfelt@comcast.net January 9, 2012 Guardian of Liberty Awards 2011 Legislative Session Liberty Watch “kicks off” the 2012 Session by recognizing Top Legislators The 2011 Legislative Session was just the beginning in the fight to restore the Principles of Liberty within not just the Republican Party but also within… read more