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Civil rights division bill could go by the wayside in session’s final days

Author: Marianne Goodland - May 8, 2018 - Updated: May 8, 2018

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With just over 36 hours to go in the 2018 legislative session, one issue that has yet to be resolved is what happens to the state's Division of Civil Rights and Colorado Civil Rights Commission. And it's possible the House Democrats are willing to risk letting the bill go in favor of bigger changes next year.

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Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.