Colorado Legislature


Mon May 14, 2012
Special Session

Special Circumstances, Special Session at Colorado Capitol

Kirk Siegler

A civil unions measure is the primary focus of a special legislative session that began Monday morning. Hundreds of gay rights activists are rallying at the capitol in hopes of persuading lawmakers to approve the bill, but many are skeptical the measure will get a fair shot the second time around.

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Sun May 13, 2012

Capitol Conversation: How We Got To A Special Session

Colorado lawmakers are coming back to the state capitol Monday for the start of a special legislative session to address civil unions. The bill was one of many that got caught in the crossfire last week and failed in the waning hours of the session.

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Fri May 11, 2012

EdNews: Legislative Review 2012

Education News Colordao

An improving economy and a willingness to listen may have been the key factors behind passage of significant education bills by the 2012 legislature.

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Wed May 9, 2012

Hickenlooper Calls For A Special Session [Updated]

Screencap of Governor Hickenlooper's speech today calling for a special session

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.

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Wed May 9, 2012