HC-11-2-Health Insurance Exchange Principles

WHEREAS CLUB 20 has adopted several policies encouraging competition in the health care arena; WHEREAS the State of Colorado created a health insurance exchange called Connect for Health Colorado; and …

HC-09-1-Health Information Technology

WHEREAS broad use of health information technology will: Improve health care quality, Prevent medical errors, Reduce health care costs, Increase administrative efficiencies, Decrease paperwork, and Expand access to affordable care, …

HC-03-7-Health Care System Efficiency

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes the importance of a competitive health care marketplace and the value of maximizing efficiency of the health care system for the benefit of consumers, NOW, THEREFORE, …

HC-05-3-Health Care Principles

All Coloradans must work together to help solve Colorado’s health care challenges. Consumers must assume greater responsibility for, and   Colorado State Government should enact policies, procedures and laws which …

HC-05-1-Health Care Legislation Assessing Impacts

WHEREAS rural communities have very limited resources with which to provide health care services, and WHEREAS broad geographic service areas pose huge limitations on the availability of options and access …

HC-12-1-Health Care Integration

WHEREAS health care communities in Western Colorado have received recognition for delivering high quality cost effective medical care; and WHEREAS such outcomes are the result of cooperation and shared accountability …

HC-03-5-Government’s Role In Health Care

WHEREAS CLUB 20 recognizes that the current health care system is built upon state and federal entitlement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and that such programs – while a …

HC-11-1-End-of-Life Care

WHEREAS the people of the communities in Western Colorado believe that quality of life is important for persons of all ages; and WHEREAS education is an important component of decisions …

HC-03-1-Cost-Shifting Of Health Care Services

WHEREAS health care is a basic need of everyone; and WHEREAS cost-shifting – discounting costs for one group and increasing costs for another – usually results in increased health care …

HC-13-1-Behavioral Health Units, Support of

WHEREAS Club 20 has seen the imminent need to support, nurture and heal vulnerable citizens suffering from behavioral health and substance abuse issues, and understanding the importance of decreasing record-level …

HC-14-02-CLUB 20 Resolution On Aging

WHEREAS  The United States and Colorado face a historic demographic shift over the next 50 years. As unprecedented numbers of workers retire and longevity increases, the percentage of the population …

EN-09-1-Taxes on Western Colorado’s Energy Industries

WHEREAS ongoing tax and compliance policies established and proposed by the Administration and/or Congress, have significant implications on investments in Western Colorado’s energy industries; and WHEREAS Western Colorado’s energy industries …

EN-02-1-Severance Tax Revenues Oppose Redirecting

WHEREAS by statute, severance tax revenues are split evenly between the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Local Affairs with half of the DNR half deposited into the Operational …

EN-03-2-Roan Plateau Management

WHEREAS the Roan Plateau has long been recognized for its mineral resources, with 56,000 acres set aside as the former Naval Oil Shale Reserve (NOSR), and an estimated one trillion …

EN-13-01-Renewable Energy and Efficiency

WHEREAS Colorado has one of the highest renewable energy standards in the United States, which has helped renewable energy resources, such as wind and solar, become a measurable portion of …

EN-01-1-National Energy Policy, Support For

WHEREAS the energy policies of the past are still not working. Our nation continues its dependence on foreign energy and we need to develop a plan that ensures the nation …

EN-14-02-Hydraulic Fracturing Policy

WHEREAS Hydraulic fracturing has been conducted over a million times in the United States, is proven and is not a new technology.  Hydraulic fracturing has also been used to stimulate …

EN-91-1-Federal Mining Leasing Payments

WHEREAS production of minerals including, oil, and natural gas, and coal on federal lands is authorized under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (as amended). Through that act, each …

EN-10-2-Ethanol, Support for

WHEREAS the ethanol industry in the United States currently blends up to 10 percent (E10) ethanol in gasoline tanks, and WHEREAS ethanol is a clean-burning fuel that naturally adds oxygen …

ED-10-1-Seamless Education System

WHEREAS our education system has historically been viewed in a compartmentalized fashion whereby Preschool, K-12 and Post-Secondary institutions operate independently of each other, and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that …

ED-15-1-K-12 Education Funding

WHEREAS the State of Colorado has implemented multiple educational reforms to make sure every child has access to a great teacher and an outstanding principal, but has not changed the …

ED-11-1-Higher Education Financial Aid Distribution

WHEREAS CLUB 20 counties are the proud host of some of Colorado’s leading institutions of higher education including: Colorado Mesa University, Western State Colorado University, Fort Lewis College, Colorado Mountain …

ED-10-2-Education Reform

WHEREAS education is the foundation of our civilized and free society and is the best investment that we can make to help ensure a prosperous future, and WHEREAS providing our …

ED-12-2-Education Guiding Principles

**Note: the following serves as a guiding document only. CLUB 20’s Board of Directors and/or Executive Committee reserve the right to interpret and amend this document and the included principles …

BA – 06 – 2-Promoting Good Government In Colorado

WHEREAS, while there exist a multitude of organizations which advocate for government policies that benefit their specific constituency, there is currently no mechanism for promoting the foundation concepts of good …

BA – 06 – 3-Planning Colorado’s Future

WHEREAS  Colorado has no long-range comprehensive vision of what we want our state to become, and in the absence of such a long-range vision for our state, Colorado’s public policy …

BA-13-1-Immigration Reform, Support for

WHEREAS CLUB 20 supports immigration reform that reinforces economic strength and stability on a state and federal level that will be viable as the American economy and culture continue to …

BA-92-1-Enterprise Zones

WHEREAS enterprise zones are vital to the economy of Western Colorado, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that CLUB 20 supports continued use of Enterprise Zone tax credits to diversify local economies, …

BA – 90 – 2-Economic Development Office West Slope

WHEREAS  the Governor’s Office currently funds the position of a Western Colorado Business Development Representative within the Colorado Office of Economic Development, and WHEREAS the Western Slope is a unique …