In his monthly conversation with Colorado Matters John Hickenlooper also spoke about immigration and the state's effort to land a new Amazon headquarters.
American Health Care Act
The two governors called for the immediate stabilization of health insurance markets, among other recommendations.
The Democrat and Republican are working on a bipartisan plan to stabilize health insurance markets and give more power to states.
But Colorado's junior senator received multiple compliments for his recent statement criticizing President Trump.
Here's what Gardner had to say ahead of the late night vote for the so-called "skinny bill" to replace the ACA.
After months of being urged to vote one way or another on the fate of the Affordable Care Act, Colorado's two senators now go on the record.
Colorado's senators split ways on the motion to move forward. Republican Cory Gardner voted to proceed, while Bennet against.
Republican Senate leadership has proposed a vote on a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act after a replacement bill failed to get off the ground last week.
Video the protesters live-streamed showed them chanting "Rather go to jail than to die without Medicaid" as police moved in.
Small business owner optimism surged at the end of 2016 when President Donald Trump was elected, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.