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Housing to health care, Legislators introduce flurry of bills | Western Colorado
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Housing to health care, Legislators introduce flurry of bills | Western Colorado

The first few bills introduced into the Colorado House and Senate traditionally set the tone for what priorities lawmakers, or at least those in the majority, plan to take in any legislative session.Normally, they are considered high priorities, but Senate Democrats have taken it one step further than normal.There, four of its first six bills have main sponsors from both sides of the aisle, including a measure to get federal authority to allow community health workers to get Medicaid reimbursements.Other measures address affordable housing, job training, getting more mental health workers in schools, better addressing wil...