2011 State Legislature Session

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

HB1160 – It's the Principle…….

February 23, 2011 Today in the Local Government Committee HB11-1160 passed with 100% of ALL committee members voting to move this bill out of committee and to the Committee of the Whole (c.o.w.) for a full house vote which will then move the bill to the Senate. The Republicans who voted YES on this bill… read more

HB1160 – It’s the Principle…….

February 23, 2011 Today in the Local Government Committee HB11-1160 passed with 100% of ALL committee members voting to move this bill out of committee and to the Committee of the Whole (c.o.w.) for a full house vote which will then move the bill to the Senate. The Republicans who voted YES on this bill… read more