Colorado Legislature

1:46pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Politics

[Updated] "The World Is Watching," After Impasse, Civil Unions Bill Dies On House Floor

Theo Doranian Flickr/CreativeCommons

In what could create an historic end to the Colorado legislative session, Colorado’s Civil Unions bill cleared the House Appropriations committee on a 7-6 vote with one Republican supporter. The stage is now set for a possible debate on the house floor which could last well into tonight. 

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6:49pm

Mon May 7, 2012

5:32am

Mon May 7, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Colorado Civil Unions

KUNC

A bill to allow civil unions in Colorado is poised for a showdown in the Republican controlled house in the final days of the state’s legislative session. The measure narrowly cleared two Republican house committees by one vote, last week, and still faces one more committee hearing before it can head to the full floor for debate.

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11:46am

Fri May 4, 2012
Politics

Committee Says No to Being “High” on Colorado Highways

After a lengthy hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Colorado is one step closer to creating a legal standard for driving while high.

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5:22am

Fri May 4, 2012
Politics

Civil Unions Bill Passes Another Legislative Hurdle

Republican Representative BJ Nikkel expaling her vote.
Daniel Gonzales

A measure to allow civil unions in Colorado has cleared the Republican controlled house judiciary committee. Many in the audience say they were shocked when the same committee that defeated the bill last year moved it forward.

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