“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
This fall, Colorado voters will have ample opportunity to consider, discuss, and vote on matters pertaining to health care. With respect to Amendment 69, there are simply too many questions left unanswered for me to comment for or against this proposal to overhaul Colorado’s health care system.
On the other hand, plenty of evidence and hard facts support Initiative 143. It would increase Colorado’s tobacco tax and use the funds to help reduce health care expenditures for the rest of us well into the future.
According to the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 5 percent of the...