GOP Sidetracks Jobs Agenda for Empty Political Measure

January 19, 2012

January 19, 2012 (Denver) – In a session where all sides agreed that the top three priorities were jobs, jobs and jobs, Republicans devoted the first 2012 floor debate in the state House of Representatives to a toothless, partisan resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to convene a constitutional convention to repeal the federal Affordable

‘Partners, Not Partisans’: On Opening Day, Ferrandino Calls for Cooperation on Practical Solutions

January 11, 2012

January 11, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Mark Ferrandino called on members of the state House of Representatives today to put aside partisan differences as the Colorado General Assembly convened for its 2012 session. “House Democrats will not take the low road toward gridlock and dysfunction,” Rep. Ferrandino said in his first floor speech as leader

Young-Ferrandino Bill Opens Paths to Medicaid Solutions

January 10, 2012

January 10, 2012 (Denver) – Soaring Medicaid costs are straining the state budget. Today, Rep. Dave Young and Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino proposed a bill to save money and maximize health outcomes. “Colorado families are still suffering from the aftereffects of the Great Recession and thus the Medicaid rolls continue to grow,” Rep. Young (D-Greeley)