Only one state in the United States – Washington – has a public health insurance plan. Democrats think they could make Colorado second. They are reviving the issue in the Colorado legislature for another year of debate on a bill that this time makes concessions to the health care industry.
A bill circulated on Tuesday. Representative for the bill’s sponsor Dylan Roberts, an Avon Democrat, said there was no specific timeline for when it would be officially introduced, but said he expects “solid conversations over the next few weeks and changes to be made ahead of the introduction.”
In 2019, lawmakers ordered the state to recommend a public health insurance plan. Last year, lawmakers tried to push through the plan, but had to put it aside because of COVID-19. Roberts said this year’s bill takes into account the effects of the pandemic by giving the industry time to recover from …
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