Civil Unions


Thu April 26, 2012

Senate Initially Approves Civil Unions Measure

The state Senate had a lengthy and at times emotional debate on a bill to allow civil unions in Colorado. It's the second year in a row the Senate has taken up the measure. It still needs a final vote before it can move to the House, and this year the discussion showed more division among Republicans.

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Thu February 16, 2012

Civil Union Measure Clears First Legislative Committee

Creative Commons

A bill that would allow civil unions in Colorado cleared its first legislative hurdle on Wednesday. After a lengthy debate, the measure passed the senate judiciary committee on a bi-partisan vote.

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Tue February 14, 2012

State Lawmakers to Debate Civil Unions Measure

Jason Prussman, Jason Cobb, and Jacobb Prussman.
Bente Birkeland

The state senate will take up a measure this week on whether to allow civil unions in Colorado. A similar bill failed last year in the Republican controlled house by a single vote. 

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Fri January 13, 2012

On The State Of The State

The Governor delivering his State of the State address, January 12th, 2012.
Office of the Governor via

Governor John Hickenlooper urged state lawmakers and Coloradans to be creative entrepreneurs in his second state of the state address yesterday at the Capitol.

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Wed June 29, 2011

CO Legislator Says He Plans to Reintroduce Civil Union Bill

Colorado Rep. Mark Ferrandino

Colorado Democratic Representative Mark Ferrandino says he’ll reintroduce a bill to create civil unions in the state after New York legalized same sex marriages earlier this month. A similar bill this year died in a House committee on a party-line vote.

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