2013 Legislature

Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Wrap Up Weighty Term

Colorado lawmakers were closing a contentious and weighty term Wednesday with big decisions settled on gun control to immigration to marijuana. But the 120-day session didn’t end without a dose of partisan sniping and a few big ideas left on the table.


Fmr. House Speaker Frank McNulty shakes hands with 2013 House Speaker Mark Ferrandino (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s 1st Gay Speaker Takes Gavel

Colorado’s first gay House speaker has taken control, less than a year after Republicans used their former majority to block civil unions for same-sex couples.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Begin 120-Day Session

Democrats take complete control of Colorado’s legislature Wednesday when they gavel the 2013 lawmaking session to order.



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