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Civil union bill still alive

A civil union bill passed the House Appropriations Committee by a 7 to 6 vote this afternoon. It has one more hurdle -- the Republican controlled House. It will have to be ratified by midnight, or die before it gets to the Governor. There is speculation there won't be...

2 years 10 months ago

Civil union bills face last minute drama

DENVER (AP) - Civil unions are close to becoming law in Colorado amid last-minute drama in the Republican-controlled House. The bill is expected to clear a final committee Tuesday to reach the full House for debate and initial vote. The issue divides House Republicans who have a 33-32 voting edge....

2 years 10 months ago

Colorado closer to legalizing civil unions

Colorado is one step closer to legalizing civil unions for same sex couples. Earlier tonight the House finance committee gave Senate Bill 2 approval: the second of three hurdles before the bill reaches the full House for a vote. The bill would grant same sex couples inheritance rights, parental...

2 years 10 months ago

Civil unions face Colorado House

DENVER (AP) - The debate over whether gay couples should have civil unions in Colorado faces a defining moment in the Republican-controlled House. Senators approved the bill for the second consecutive year, but it's now in the hands of the same House committee that rejected it last year. Supporters of...

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