Sheriff Lou Vallario http://aspenpublicradio.org en Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/garfield-county-asks-governor-intervene-insurance-rules <p>Garfield County wants Governor John Hickenlooper to intervene with the state's new health insurance rules. The county has some of the highest premiums in Colorado under new guidelines, which are part of the Affordable Care Act. The state agency in charge of the new rules recently visited communities around the state to explain why premiums are so high. But Garfield County officials remain unconvinced.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 03:31:49 +0000 Elise Thatcher 11748 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Garfield County Asks Governor to Intervene on Insurance Rules Garfield County Sheriff: Colorado Gun-Control Laws too Confusing to Enforce http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/garfield-county-sheriff-colorado-gun-control-laws-too-confusing-enforce <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On July </span>1st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, &nbsp;two controversial gun laws go into effect in Colorado and one local sheriff is speaking out against them. Garfield County Sheriff Lou </span>Vallario<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the gun magazine law and the background check bill are too confusing to enforce. One law limits gun magazines to 15 rounds and the other requires background checks for all transfers and sales of firearms.</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:04:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 3460 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Garfield County Sheriff: Colorado Gun-Control Laws too Confusing to Enforce