Colorado Hospital Provider Fee bill crosses important first hurdle

Author: Peter Marcus - April 11, 2017 - Updated: April 11, 2017

A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced bipartisan legislation that would finally pump money into ailing roads, schools and hospitals by restructuring the thorny Hospital Provider Fee. A conversation years in the making, Senate Bill 267 passed the Republican-controlled Senate Finance Committee 4-1. The bill now heads to appropriations for consideration, where it continues to face […]

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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.