State Senate kill committee kills health insurance subsidy bill | AspenTimes.com


State Senate kill committee kills health insurance subsidy bill | AspenTimes.com

DENVER — You know Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush’s bill to help high country residents pay our outsized health insurance premiums?
The one she said was pushed into the Senate committee most likely to kill it?
They killed it.
The Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee voted 3-2 along party lines to kill Mitsch Bush’s H.B. 17-1235 — three Republicans against, two from rural districts, and two Democrats in favor.
“I was surprised they voted against it. They know it would help the constituents in their districts,” Mitsch Bush said.
The bill aimed to hold health insurance costs to no more …

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