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  • Contact House Appropriations Members – Urge Support for HB09-1111 and HB09-1119!

    By on March 30, 2009

    Two bills that CRHC supports are scheduled to be heard this Friday, April 3rd in House Appropriations and we need your help to move them through! HB09-1111: Health Resources for Underserved Areas is an extrememly important bill that will greatly impact rural healthcare access and services by strengthening the...

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  • SB002 – Passed another hurdle…..almost there! Please Contact your Representatives!!

    By on March 20, 2009

    SB09-002 passed both the House Transportation & Energy Committee and the House Finance Committee this week! Thanks to all of you for your help and support! The bill now awaits the House Appropriations Committee, which will most likely hear the bill sometime next week. Once it passes Appropriations, it...

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  • Contact your Representative Now to Support SB09-002!!!

    By on March 18, 2009

    SB09-002, which would increase the motor vehicle registration fee by $1 to support Emergency Medical Services in Colorado has passed the Senate and is now up for consideration in the House Fianance Committee. After passing in the House Transportation & Energy Committee by a 10-1 vote yesterday the bill...

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  • HB-1293: Colorado Healthcare Affordability Act

    By on March 13, 2009

    HB-1293: Colorado Healthcare Affordability Act is a first step in helping to insure more than 100,000 Coloradans, while at the same time ensuring that hospital providers have adequate reimbursement rates. This bill will begin the process of establishing a hospital provider fee in Colorado that is estimated to bring...

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  • SB09-002: Contact your Representative!

    By on March 4, 2009

    SB09-002, which would increase the motor vehicle registration fee by $1 to support Emergency Medical Services in Colorado has passed the Senate and is now up for consideration in the House Transportation & Energy Committee. A hearing date has not been set, but it is not too early to...

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  • Keep up to date on bills CRHC is tracking

    By on February 25, 2009

    CRHC is updating its legislative tracking list on a weekly basis. Keep up to date on bills that we are following by visiting our site: CRHC Policy & Advocacy

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  • SB09-002 Passes Senate!

    By on February 23, 2009

    Today SB09-002 (Increase Motor Vehicle Fee for Emergency Services) passed in the Senate!Thank you to everyone who contacted their Senator to urge their support. As soon as the voting record is made public, I will post that information here. The bill will now cross over to the House and...

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  • Please Contact your Senator!

    By on February 18, 2009

    SB09-002: Increase Motor Vehicle Fee for Emergency Services is expected to be heard tomorrow (Thurs. Feb. 19th) by the Senate as a Whole. SB09-002 would help improve the capacity of EMS services in Colorado, in particular rural areas of the state. Please contact your Senator to urge their support...

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  • Bills in House Appropriations – Contact Your Representative

    By on February 11, 2009

    Two bills that CRHC is in support of (HB-1111: Health Resources for Underserved Areas & HB-1119: Rural Substance Abuse Grant Program) have both passed their first hurdle and now await the House Appropriations Committee. Please contact your Representative and urge their support of these two bills. If you would...

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  • HB09-1119: Rural Substance Abuse Grant Program

    By on February 11, 2009

    HB09-1119 would establish the rural alcohol and substance abuse grant program that would provide alcohol and substance abuse treatment and prevention services to youth who reside in rural areas of the state. Rural is defined in this bill to be a county with less than 30,000 people. Rural areas...

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