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11 months 3 weeks ago

Proposed Defense Cuts Could Raise Tricare Fees

The proposed 2015 budget from the Pentagon of $47.4 billion could mean major changes to the Defense Department's healthcare program, Tricare. DoD said Tricare rates would likely increase, as well as the cost of other healthcare benefits. This would impact a large portion of Southern Colorado's population, made up of...

3 years 10 months ago

Government appeals judge's health care ruling

ATLANTA (AP) - The Obama administration has appealed a judge's ruling that found the federal overhaul of the health care system unconstitutional. The Justice Department filed a 62-page motion Friday to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta that said there's clear and well-established precedent that Congress acted...

4 years 1 month ago

Rep. Tipton to vote for Obamacare repeal

Newly elected Rep. Scott Tipton, who represents the 3rd congressional district which encompasses Pueblo, gave his first speech in the House yesterday. He spoke in favor of repealing so-called Obamacare, the Health Care Law passed by congress last year. Rep. Tipton said, "Mr. Speaker, the question before us is:...

4 years 8 months ago

Job of the Day: Physical Therapist

Complete Home Healthcare is looking for a Physical Therapist. The agency serves clients along the Front Range, including in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Canon City. The applicant must have a current Colorado PT license, current CPR training, one year of experience and must be able to travel to the homes...

5 years 1 month ago

Transit cuts called discriminatory at MLK event

Events we're held in Colorado Springs in celebration of the Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Monday. At Colorado Technical University, James Tucker publisher of the African American Voice hosted a panel of guest speakers to discuss issues facing black families in Colorado Springs. The topics included healthcare, criminal...

5 years 2 months ago

Health care bill passes Senate

The Senate has passed it's version of the long awaited health care reform bill. Senators arrived at the Capitol while it was still dark out for the historic vote. The plan will provide health care coverage for over 30-million Americans. Republicans tried to block passage of this version...

5 years 4 months ago

Tempers flare at health care town hall meeting

The national health care debate played out in Colorado Springs on Monday. Hundreds gathered at the Stargazer Event Center in Colorado Springs for a town hall meeting with Congressman Doug Lamborn (R). A small but loud minority interrupted Lamborn several times, yelling "Tell the truth" and "You lie." Lamborn...

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