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Legislator spikes his own bill

Author: Peter Marcus - February 27, 2012 - Updated: February 27, 2012

Cites pressure from PERA Republican Rep. Chris Holbert of Parker shocked observers on Thursday when he asked the House Finance Committee to kill his own bill. Critics said it would have reduced employer contributions to the Public Employees’ Retirement Association health care fund in such a way that health care subsidies provided to retirees would […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.