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Colorado Dems Hope To Reverse 2010 Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

As the battle for Colorado goes to the voters Tuesday, both turnout and the presidential race are major factors in both parties' playbooks. Republ...

Coloradans Still Strongly Support Civil Unions Bill Killed By GOP

Posted 08.13.2012 | Denver

According to a survey released by Public Policy Polling last week, Coloradans are still in favor of the bill that legislative Republicans killed in Ma...

Gay Latino Candidates Could Tip Balance Of Power In Colorado Legislature

Carlos Marquez | Posted 08.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Carlos Marquez

For Colorado's LGBT families, the prospect of doubling Colorado's LGBT representation in the legislature with an openly gay Speaker at the helm can restore hope that same-sex relationship recognition legislation will pass in the next session.

Civil Unions Battle Could Affect Obama's Winning In Colorado

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Minutes after President Barack Obama endorsed gay marriage on May 9, Colorado's Democratic governor choked back tears as he ordered state la...

The Untold Story of Why GOP Extremists Killed Civil Unions

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's not ok to impose your homophobia on others anymore in America, even though we just saw it happen in Colorado. Most Colorado legislators know it. Yet the legislation was killed by Colorado House Republicans.

Tensions Remain High After Civil Unions Defeat

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 07.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Opponents of same-sex unions rallied at the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday as tensions remained high one day after state House Republicans reje...

GOP Kills Civil Unions In Special Session

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.14.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A last-ditch effort by Colorado's governor to give gay couples in the state rights similar to married couples failed Monday after Repub...

Speaker McNulty Sends Civil Unions Bill To 'Kill' Committee

Posted 05.14.2012 | Denver

All eyes are on Colorado to see whether the special session ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper will push the state to join five others that have legali...

Special Session Begins: Will McNulty Give Civil Unions A Fair Shot?

Posted 05.14.2012 | Denver

Colorado's lawmakers are going back to work this morning to decide the fate of seven bills during a special legislative session that Gov. John Hickenl...

Hickenlooper Makes Impassioned Push For Civil Unions

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.09.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- An emotional Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he's pulling Colorado lawmakers back to work to resolve a debate over civil unions t...

Civil Unions Bill To Be Debated Again

Posted 04.19.2012 | Denver

Legislation to establish state recognition of civil unions in Colorado is heading back to the Senate floor for debate and a vote next week. Althoug...

Colorado's General Assembly Makes History

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

Colorado House Democrats elected Mark Ferrandino their minority leader last Friday, making him the first openly gay man to serve such a high position ...

Excuse Me Republicans, But How Will You Pay for That?

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Reporter Tim Hoover received House Speaker McNulty's good news about the end of the "tough budget" era, allowing seniors to enjoy a tax break on property taxes. And so he asked McNulty how he'd adjust the state budget to pay for it.

Redistricting Maps To Be Drawn By Court Or Special Session

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.12.2011 | Denver

Lines between political parties in Colorado remain strong, but the issue of settling where the lines may divide the districts has remained obscure. ...

Colorado Budget Deal Reached Between Senate, House

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 06.05.2011 | Denver

Colorado lawmakers -- in both houses -- appear to have reached a tentative agreement on the state budget, a deal that involves restoring tax exemption...

Budget Compromise Dies Over Dinner Meeting Thursday

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 06.01.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Senate President Brandon Shaffer stormed out of a dinner with House Speaker Frank McNulty and Senate Minority Leader Mike Kopp after McNult...

Ten Legislators Abandon Right-Wing Republican Study Committee

The Colorado Independent | Leslie Jorgensen | Posted 05.30.2011 | Denver

Former Colorado Springs Senator Dave Schultheis is no longer holding forth on bills on the Senate floor in Denver, but he has continued to exert influ...

GOP House Speaker Accused Of 'RINO' Behavior

Colorado Statesman | Ernest Luning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The eyes of the conservative movement were on a gathering of several hundred Republicans at the fairgrounds in Castle Rock on Feb. 10. And when it c...

Frank McNulty Mutes Dem's Microphone As House Proceedings Get Testy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Any semblance of bipartisanship that may have existed in the Colorado State House during the first weeks of the 2011 legislative session seemed to eva...

Partisanship Pervades At Opening Day Of Legislative Session

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

If the first day of Colorado's 2011 legislative session was any indication, nobody should expect the talks of bipartisanship that permeated Tuesday's ...

Colorado Republicans Take State House; Dems Keep Senate

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senate Republicans went to bed thinking they had won control of both chambers in the legislature, but woke up this morning to find Democrats still in ...

Colorado Civil-Unions Bill Will Be Considered In Legislative Session

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next year that would make Colorado the fourth state to recognize civil unions. Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denv...

Colorado Payday Lending

The Colorado Independent | digg_url = 'Http://coloradoindependent.com/48681/First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER-- Perhaps no issue will underline the divide separating state Democrats and Republicans this legislative session as well as the war to rein in ...

Colorado's Texting While Driving Law Has Led To Only 6 Tickets

Denver Daily News | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver is reporting only six citations issued for texting while driving since the law took effect in December. Law enforcement had originally said...