Senate GOP-led committee passes bill on protections for LGBTQ Coloradans

Senate GOP-led committee passes bill to protect LGBTQ Coloradans

Author: Joey Bunch - April 6, 2017 - Updated: April 6, 2017

The Republican-led Colorado Senate hasn’t been hospitable to legislations supported by the state’s LGBTQ advocates. A bill to extend legal protections based on physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation and transgender status broke that losing streak Wednesday. House Bill 1188 passed the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee unanimously. The bill is co-sponsored by Republican […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.