Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.
Civil unions are one step closer to law in Colorado as the bill moves forward in the state Senate where lawmakers took their first vote today. But it wasn’t without some debate.
A proposal to double the amount of money the state can pay out to fire victims failed to pass in the Colorado Legislature on Tuesday.
State lawmakers participated in a fiery debate on Friday as they discussed a measure that would deny medical care based on moral and religious grounds.
A bill that has been the subject of heated debate at the state Capitol has passed the Senate and moves forward to the House.
Businesses on Tuesday lambasted a Democratic proposal that would give bidding preferences to companies that employ mostly Colorado workers for state projects, one of the highlights of the party’s job-creation plan this year.
Some Colorado Republicans argue that allowing same-sex civil unions will underscore the party’s commitment to individual rights and help party recruitment.
Colorado lawmakers on the Water Conservation Review Committee are questioning whether the government has a place in citizens’ bathrooms.