Posted on DemocraticUnderground.com by Denver Dave
Colorado: 829,000 no insurance; 674,686 underinsured. One-third, more than 1.5 million people, lack health insurance or are underinsured. Jonathan Gruber's 2011 study projects that 350,000 will remain uninsured two years after full implementation of ACA.
Proposition 101 would do much more than put FASTER in reverse. It would cut auto-registration fees to almost nothing, cut the state income tax by nearly 25 percent and eliminate almost all telephone fees and taxes. "The total impact of 101 on the state budget, in a word, it's devastating," said Carol Hedges of the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute.
On Monday, Aug. 13, the Bell Policy Center will launch Health Blog, a forum for health care experts and the public to discuss health care reform efforts now under way in Colorado. ???Health Blog will give people all over Colorado access to the debate over how to fix our health care system,??? said Wade Buchanan, Bell Policy Center president.