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Colo. GOP’s beetle-kill timber bill questioned

Colorado Republicans want to eliminate local restrictions they say stifle the sale of beetle-killed timber. But groups representing local governments say there are no such restrictions. That’s calling into question the validity of one of the centerpieces of the GOP’s jobs package this year. Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty used his speech to… Continue Reading Colo. GOP’s beetle-kill timber bill questioned

Partisan bickering stalls health exchange

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Colorado will miss a Friday deadline to apply for $22 million in federal funds to set up an insurance marketplace because Republicans and Democrats can’t agree on how to apply for the money. The Colorado Health Exchange is a virtual health insurance marketplace approved by lawmakers last term. Some Republicans opposed the idea because insurance… Continue Reading Partisan bickering stalls health exchange

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Colo. Republican: End pensions for Congress

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Republican Rep. Mike Coffman says members of Congress should follow millions of American workers and give up their pensions. The Republican from suburban Denver says that when Congress returns from recess, he’ll suggest cutting the pension available to members with at least five years’ service. Coffman says that the bad economy prompted his idea. Coffman… Continue Reading Colo. Republican: End pensions for Congress

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