As Republican health care proposals appear dead, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet says he hears frequent complaints about the current law, and has ideas to fix it.
The congressman was among the first entrants into the now very-crowded Democratic field for the open governor's seat.
The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo," fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died.
Professor John Straayer headed CSU's legislative internship program for 37 years. His students included Cory Gardner, who's now a U.S. senator from Colorado.
The congressman, who represents northern and eastern Colorado, is also concerned the president's proposed budget will grow defense at the expense of the national debt.
Back in Colorado during Congressional recess, Sen. Cory Gardner updates his positions on a number of issues.
Coffman took questions for almost two hours on health care, the president's tax returns and the environment.
The preliminary budget proposal is creating new lists of winners and losers. Military spending goes up while money for education goes down.
Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, and Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat have introduced separate measures to help troops pushed out of the military without health benefits.
Older people with disabilities, in long-term care, make up nearly 10 percent of the state’s overall Medicaid population, but they account for more than 40 percent of the costs.