Colorado

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Black Markets are often a severe drag on state economic planning. The products and services gain an unfair advantage because the activity goes untaxed and unregulated in the manner that other state commerce is subjected to. Rep. Eric Proctor rarely supports new tax proposals. there have been a couple recent exceptions. One is an overhaul of the oil production tax. Proctor wants to change the multi-tier system.  The other is a Colorado model, rega […]

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The Colorado House of Representatives voted 56-7 on Wednesday to pass legislation mandating that “the state, a state agency, or an agency of a political subdivision of the state shall not knowingly assist or aid a federal agency or agency of another state in arresting a Colorado citizen for committing an act that is a Colorado constitutional right.”

DENVER, Colo. (April 27, 2017) – On Monday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. A bipartisan coalition of two representatives and two senators sponsored House Bill 1115 (HB1115). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not…

DENVER, Colo. (April 12, 2017) – Yesterday, the Colorado Senate gave final approval a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. A bipartisan coalition of two representatives and two senators sponsored House Bill 1115 (HB1115). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance,…

DENVER, Colo. (March 21, 2017) – A Republican controlled Colorado Senate committee killed a bill that would have closed an asset forfeiture loophole that allows state and local police to circumvent more stringent state asset forfeiture laws. Despite bipartisan sponsorship, Senate Bill 136 (SB136) failed to advance out of the Senate Committee on Judiciary by a…

DENVER, Colo. (March 10, 2017) – Yesterday, the Colorado House unanimously passed a bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state. A bipartisan coalition of two representatives and two senators sponsor House Bill 1115 (HB1115). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby…