Senate fix to last year’s hospital provider fee bill to surface Tuesday
Author: Marianne Goodland - January 16, 2018 - Updated: January 17, 2018
The issue that caused Gov. John Hickenlooper to call back lawmakers for what turned into a failed special session makes a return visit to the Capitol this week. But Senate leaders indicated Tuesday this measure might actually solve the mess that Senate Bill 17-267 created last year.
Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.