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Civil unions bill dealt bad hand

Author: Ernest Luning - May 11, 2012 - Updated: May 11, 2012

High stakes legislative gamble yields no vote in full house; special session a whole new game Backers of legalized civil unions for same-sex couples in Colorado will have another bite at the apple after Gov. John Hickenlooper this week ordered lawmakers to hold a special session to consider proposals that died when House Republican leaders […]

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Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning

Ernest Luning is a political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has covered politics and government for newspapers and online news sites in Colorado for more than 25 years, including at the Highlands Ranch Herald, the Jefferson Sentinels chain of community newspapers and the Aurora Sentinel, where he was the city hall and cops reporter. After editing the Aurora Daily Sun, he was a political reporter and blogger for The Colorado Independent site. Since 2009, he has been the senior political reporter and occasional editor for The Colorado Statesman.