That's why Obama is visiting. This town on the western slope of the Rockies has some of the highest quality, lowest cost care in the country.
Stimulus spending is one reason. Tax revenues also drop during a recession.
For all those who don't have time to read the thousands of pages of proposed legislation, or listen to hours of C-Span debate, here is a quick summary.
Independents now make up 34 percent of the electorate. Polls suggest they're worried about the cost of reform, but are not averse to a public option.
Obama launched a campaign on health reform Monday, but opposition is building on both sides of the aisle.
It doesn't rein in the government's runaway costs for Medicare and Medicaid,says the director of the Congressional Budget Office.
Massachusetts is not the first to sue against the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. But it could be the most important.