Frank McNulty

9:59am

Thu September 13, 2012
Politics

Failure of Civil Unions Could Impact State House Races

Kirk Siegler
  • Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol for Morning Edition

A statewide gay rights advocacy group wants to use the failure of a civil unions measure last legislative session to flip control at the Colorado statehouse.

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3:40pm

Tue May 15, 2012
Politics

Civil Unions Fight Over, Tensions Remain

KUNC File Photo

At the state capitol, tensions between Democrats and Republicans meeting for a special session remains high following the defeat of a civil unions bill and a measure that would have asked voters to officially remove an anti-gay discrimination clause in the state constitution.

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10:33pm

Mon May 14, 2012
Politics

Civil Unions Legislation Defeated In So-called “Kill Committee”

The effort to revive a stalled civil unions bill has run out of steam at the Colorado Capitol. The measure died Monday night in a Republican-controlled House committee.

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8:33pm

Wed May 9, 2012
Politics

Hickenlooper Calls For A Special Session [Updated]

Screencap of Governor Hickenlooper's speech today calling for a special session
CBS4 denver.cbslocal.com

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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5:43am

Wed May 9, 2012
Politics

The Dramatic Death of Colorado's Civil Unions Bill

KUNC

A bill that would have allowed civil unions in Colorado failed in the Republican controlled house late Tuesday night despite having enough GOP votes to pass. It happened after a dramatic fallout on the chamber floor, when Republicans recessed the House for several hours as Democrats were trying to call up the bill.

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