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Mark Ferrandino

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Gun Control, Gay Rights, Taxes Headline Colorado Session

Gay rights. Gun control. Taxes. Illegal immigration. The Colorado Legislature will be far from timid this year.

01/08/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Pitch Grants For High-Tech Industries

Colorado lawmakers proposed a plan Monday calling for as much as $20 million a year to attract more tech companies and their high-paying jobs to the state.

01/07/2013

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Gun Control Tough Topic For Colorado Lawmakers

Gun control is expected to be a heated topic at the Colorado Legislature in the coming months, and legislative leaders have indicated that it will be difficult to find common ground.

12/14/2012

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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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Colorado Lawmakers Work To Reconcile Marijuana Legalization With Federal Law

There is a standoff between Colorado and the federal government over the recent approval of Amendment 64 which legalizes marijuana.

11/16/2012

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Colorado Democratic Lawmakers Pick First Gay House Speaker

Colorado Democrats have elected the first openly gay House speaker in state history.

11/08/2012

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Democrats Expected To Control Colorado Legislature

With Colorado’s Legislature firmly under their control, Democrats are poised to dictate the state’s economic agenda and to pass civil unions after two years of divided government.

11/07/2012

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Republicans, Democrats Court Colorado Suburban Voters

Democrats and Republicans are zeroing in on the outer ring of Denver’s suburbs in their battle for control of the state Legislature.

10/05/2012

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Civil Unions Group Begin Mailers Against Colorado GOP

A Colorado pro-civil unions group targeting vulnerable Republicans began its efforts Tuesday with a lawmaker whose narrow victory two years ago gave the GOP control of the House and the fate of legislation for same-sex couples.

09/18/2012

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GOP Kills Civil Unions In Colorado Special Session

Gay couples who watched as Colorado lawmakers rejected a civil unions measure are taking comfort in the bill sponsor’s mantra: It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when civil unions become law.

05/14/2012

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