The fate of a bill to create a healthcare exchange in Colorado now rests in the hands of the Republican controlled house. The state senate passed the measure on Wednesday on a party line vote. Many Republicans oppose the bill saying it’s too closely tied to the federal healthcare overhaul. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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