Highlights and News

Nov 12, 2014

Straight talk on health care reform: 2015 open enrollment

Nov. 15 marks the start of the second open-enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. We've gathered facts from Connect for Health Colorado, the Colorado Division of Insurance and healthcare.gov to help you better understand the process.

Nov 10, 2014

For Veterans Day, help curb loans that harm our troops

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, so this is a good time to highlight ongoing action by the Department of Defense that is designed to protect active-duty service members and their families from abusive lending practices.

Nov 7, 2014

ACA supports two-generation approaches in health care

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) supports two-generation approaches – focusing on the needs of children as well as parents – by offering incentives for holistic care, accountability and streamlined eligibility processes, according to a recent report by The Aspen Institute.

Nov 6, 2014

Your votes counted – Here's how ballot measures fared

In the days leading up to Election Day, we encouraged you to vote and offered our analyses on statewide ballot measures and on Denver Measure 2A.

Voting is the very foundation of our democracy, and your votes counted. Here's how the measures fared (latest tallies available):

Amendment 67: Definition of a Person and Child
Bell's position: Oppose

No: 64.6 percent
Yes: 35.3 percent

Amendment 68: Horse Racetrack Casino Gambling
Bell's position: Oppose

No: 70.6 percent
Yes: 29.3 percent

Nov 4, 2014

Coloradans have been voting for 153 years - don't miss out

Coloradans have been voting since before Colorado became a state. The first general election in the newly formed territory, in 1861, was to select a delegate to Congress and members of the Territorial Legislature. In that election, 9,597 votes were cast. 153 years later, we still enjoy the privilege of participating in this civic process.

Vote today – if you haven't already – and be part of the history we share with Coloradans who came before us.

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