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Civil Unions

An image from the Capitol on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions: A Lesson in Compromise

This year’s version of the Civil Unions bill should help teach an important lesson about a word that is considered taboo among many Republicans, compromise.

01/24/2013

An image from the Capitol on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Get Initial OK In Colorado

A proposal granting gay couples rights similar to married couples got initial approval from Colorado Democratic senators Wednesday after hours of testimony that was at times emotional.

01/23/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Civil Union Bill Gets First Vote In Colorado

A proposal granting gay couples rights similar to married couples was expected to pass its first vote from Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday after hours of testimony that was at times emotional.

01/23/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Civil Unions Almost Reality, Bigger Fight Looms

Colorado Democrats will move civil unions for gay couples closer to a reality in the coming weeks, but there’s a bigger battle looming over marriage for same-sex couples.

01/22/2013

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Colorado Senate Bill On Civil Unions Expected To Be Heard This Week

Colorado lawmakers will again take up the issue of civil unions.

01/21/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers the 2013 State of the State speech. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Urges Debate On Gun Control In State Of The State Speech

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper urged lawmakers to debate gun control in the aftermath of mass shootings in Aurora and Connecticut, saying Thursday that “our democracy demands this type of debate.”

01/10/2013

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

First Colorado Bills Address Gay Rights, Guns And Unions

Civil unions for same-sex couples, concealed firearms by school employees and proposals about unions are among the first bills introduced in the Colorado Legislature.

01/09/2013

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.

01/09/2013

Michael Carr and Fred Bachhuber (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Issue Will Be Back On The Fast Track Next Session

The matter of civil unions in Colorado will be back on the fast track now that Democrats have taken control of the legislature.

12/03/2012

Rep. Mark Ferrandino (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s New House Speaker Conquered Adversity

Democratic Rep. Mark Ferrandino of Denver is poised to become Colorado’s next House speaker in January.

11/20/2012

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