Civil Unions

5:28am

Thu April 26, 2012
Politics

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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8:05am

Thu February 16, 2012
Politics

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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6:00am

Tue February 14, 2012
Politics

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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7:55am

Fri January 13, 2012
Politics

On The State Of The State

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

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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2:51pm

Wed June 29, 2011
Politics

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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