Government perverts “transparency”

February 24th, 2012 by Amy Categories: Colorado, health care No Responses

When government uses “transparency” to watch citizens, that’s a strong signal that transparency has been perverted. Originally, a movement for citizens to shine a light on government, government now is passing laws so that it can collect legally your most private health care information. Linda Gorman and I authored a column that originally appeared in [...]

APCD is dangerous to your health

January 11th, 2012 by Amy Categories: Colorado, health care, politics No Responses

The column below appeared originally in the Summit Daily on December 22, 2011.
Colorado’s all-payer database poses serious risk, little gain
By Amy Oliver Cooke and Linda Gorman
Colorado state government, and local foundations and health policy elites, have become so ideologically invested in failed health reform policies that they now see nothing wrong with forcing Colorado citizens [...]

Transparent candidate; opapue president

June 1st, 2009 by Amy Categories: Public Utilities Commission, local transparency 3 Responses

Candidate Barack Obama on Transparency:
Whether you believe Government ought to spend more or spend less or just spend differently, we all should be able to agree that Government spending should be transparent and that public information ought to be accessible to the public.
Following his Big Apple date night with First Lady Michelle Obama, the New [...]