The 2013 legislative session made extraordinary progress in expanding opportunities for more Coloradans.
In our January preview of the session, we described how legislative leaders from both sides of the aisle outlined broad goals and emphasized the role of public policy in expanding opportunity. During the session, they delivered. The result is one of the most productive and far-reaching sessions in memory.
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The 2013 legislative session made extraordinary progress in expanding opportunities for more Coloradans. The legislature enacted several measures that the Bell and others have been working on for almost a decade.
Our end-of-session edition of The Opportunity News reviews many of those accomplishments, with a focus on the Bell's major bills.
Dozens of citizens and area health care professionals found their way to a Montrose Memorial Hospital conference room Friday to learn more about the Affordable Care Act in a presentation hosted by the Montrose County League of Women Voters.
Presenter Robert Semro, a policy analyst for the Bell Policy Center, said the new policy is now the law of the land, but patients, as well as health care providers, insurance companies and employers, can expect more changes.
Robert Semro, policy analyst Testimony to the House Public Health Care & Human Services Committee April 23, 2013
My name is Robert Semro, and I am a policy analyst with the Bell Policy Center. The Bell is a non-partisan, non-profit research and advocacy organization founded on progressive values and dedicated to expanding opportunity for all Coloradans.