A bill that would have created civil unions in Colorado failed Thursday in the House judiciary committee on a party line vote. It was widely expected to die in the Republican-controlled committee, but proponents remained optimistic right up until the last vote was cast.
At $106.72 a barrel the price of oil hit a 30-month high on Thursday amid new concerns in Libya. As that translates into higher gasoline prices, Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall wants the Obama Administration to investigate the possibility of global manipulation of oil prices. He says it’s no secret that it happens when OPEC nations collude on production.
The U.S. Postal Service made public this week a list of 400 offices across the country in which business has been suspended. The good news is that Colorado has only one entry on the list, and the small outlet in southern Colorado has been closed for some time.