Action Alert: Tell Senate Appropriations to Oppose Single-Payer Health Care Bill

The single-payer health care bill, which could cost businesses billions in new employment taxes, has advanced to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The Colorado Chamber opposes this bill as it sets the foundation for a government-run health care payment system that will strain the industry and threaten jobs.

The bill would create model legislation to implement a single-payer health care system in Colorado. The Colorado Chamber has raised concerns in previous committee hearings in the House about the intent of the this study to achieve a predetermined outcome.

Similar legislation has recently passed in the state of Oregon. The task force proposed a system which has been estimated to cost $20 billion in new taxes, including a $12.3 billion employer payroll tax.

The bill will be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee in the coming days. Please use the Chamber’s grassroots tool below to tell members of the committee to OPPOSE House Bill 1075.