Frank McNulty http://kunc.org en Failure of Civil Unions Could Impact State House Races http://kunc.org/post/failure-civil-unions-could-impact-state-house-races <p>A statewide gay rights advocacy group wants to use the failure of a civil unions measure last legislative session to flip control at the Colorado statehouse.</p><p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:59:49 +0000 Bente Birkeland 33597 at http://kunc.org Failure of Civil Unions Could Impact State House Races Civil Unions Fight Over, Tensions Remain http://kunc.org/post/civil-unions-fight-over-tensions-remain <p>At the state capitol, tensions between Democrats and Republicans meeting for a special session remains high following the defeat of a civil unions bill and a measure that would have asked voters to officially remove an anti-gay discrimination clause in the state constitution.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 21:40:14 +0000 Kirk Siegler 27332 at http://kunc.org Civil Unions Fight Over, Tensions Remain Civil Unions Legislation Defeated In So-called “Kill Committee” http://kunc.org/post/civil-unions-legislation-defeated-so-called-kill-committee <p>The effort to revive a stalled civil unions bill has run out of steam at the Colorado Capitol. The measure died Monday night in a Republican-controlled House committee.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 04:33:32 +0000 Kirk Siegler 27276 at http://kunc.org Civil Unions Legislation Defeated In So-called “Kill Committee” Hickenlooper Calls For A Special Session [Updated] http://kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-calls-special-session-updated <p>Governor John Hickenlooper has called for a special session regarding civil unions. The decision comes the day after Republican leaders in the house filibustered the measure even though it had enough GOP votes to pass that chamber.</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 02:33:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 27035 at http://kunc.org Hickenlooper Calls For A Special Session [Updated] The Dramatic Death of Colorado's Civil Unions Bill http://kunc.org/post/dramatic-death-colorados-civil-unions-bill <p>A bill that would have allowed <a href="http://kunc.org/term/civil-unions">civil unions</a> in Colorado failed in the Republican controlled house late Tuesday night despite having enough GOP votes to pass. It happened after a dramatic fallout on the chamber floor, when Republicans recessed the House for several hours as Democrats were trying to call up the bill.</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 11:43:49 +0000 Bente Birkeland 26985 at http://kunc.org The Dramatic Death of Colorado's Civil Unions Bill