Same-sex Marriage

4:29pm

Thu April 3, 2014
Politics

Could Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Be A Boon For Colorado's Economy?

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Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Colorado could add an estimated $50 million in spending to the state and local economy and $3.7 million in tax revenue according to a study. Currently, Colorado bans same-sex marriage, offering civil unions in their stead.

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1:19pm

Wed February 19, 2014
Marriage Equality

Same-Sex Couples File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Colorado

The Supreme Court of the United States struck down DOMA in 2013. Now Colorado will face a court challenge to its 2006 same-sex marriage ban.
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Following the lead of similar lawsuits in Utah, Virginia and Kentucky, nine same-sex couples have filed civil rights litigation against Governor John Hickenlooper and Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson saying the state’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional.

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1:50pm

Mon February 17, 2014
Politics

Same-Sex State Tax Bill Passes House, Heads To Governor

A newly married couple following the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.
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Having passed its third and final reading in the Colorado House, Senate Bill 19 now only awaits the Governor’s signature.  The bill allows same-sex couples residing in Colorado and married in one of the 17 states and the District of Columbia where same-sex marriage is legal to file joint state taxes.

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1:15pm

Tue January 21, 2014
Politics

Colorado Senate Approves Bill Allowing LGBT Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns

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Breaking along party lines, the Colorado Senate Tuesday passed, on an initial vote, a proposal to allow gay couples legally married in other states to file a joint Colorado tax return.

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3:01pm

Mon January 13, 2014
Politics

Utah Same-Sex Marriage Case Has Implications For Colorado

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It may take months before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver decides on Utah’s same-sex marriage ban. Dave Montez, executive director of One Colorado, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group says they're watching the challenge.There’s a reason; Colorado has a similar constitutional amendment on the books.

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