Dr. Jill Vecchio joins Kim to “lowlight” HB20-1349, Colorado Affordable Health Care Option. This bill is all force; mandating hospitals must participate or they will be heavily fined and/or closed. The newly unelected commissioner and the Colorado option advisory board will make all decisions regarding this new agency and will audit themselves. Cost shifting will be a necessity. Write your legislators and let them know you are not in favor of government control of your healthcare and policy dictated by unelected bureaucrats.
Jason McBride joins Kim to shed a bright light on the stock market. The stock market is surging after experiencing record lows. We have all felt the pain of the past few weeks and volatility continues. Now is a good time to review your risk tolerance.
Roger Bianco, Board Member of Leadership Program of the Rockies, reviews his recent article, Are Public Things Good? Some people believe that if you emphasize that something is “public” it is good and virtuous. However, if we examine government control on policy, like poverty, education and housing, we see failure. Additionally, once control is obtained the government does not relinquish control and usually seeks to have more. When you hear “public,” ask yourself: Is this the proper role of government?