Union protests following the labor battle at the Wisconsin legislature are spilling into other states. In Colorado, union leaders and workers staged a rally Tuesday outside the state capitol where public employee unions protested proposed cuts to their benefits.
A bill that aims to repeal Colorado’s hospital provider fee has a hearing before the House Health and Environment Committee Thursday. But supporters argue the legislation has been a win-win for both hospitals and the uninsured.
Recent calls for civility in politics hit a bump in the road at the state capitol last week. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about that and the confirmation of a controversial member Governor John Hickenlooper’s cabinet that’s already causing partisan divisions.