Special Session


Tue May 29, 2012

Hickenlooper Reflects on Special Session, Civil Unions

Governor John Hickenlooper
  • Bente Birkeland speaks with John Hickenlooper


Tue May 15, 2012

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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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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