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BILLS UP TODAY on our quick-look calendar.
THE TAKEOVER IS COMPLETE, WILL EXPENSIVE NEW SIGNAGE BE NEXT? Gov. Hickenlooper grudgingly agrees to let the legislature take three floors of the 1525 Sherman St. building begin vacated soon by the attorney general’s office.
PRESSURE MOUNTS against House Republicans to allow legislation recognizing same-sex civil unions to advance at the Capitol before the session’s end. “Democrats have put themselves in a win-win situation, so no wonder Republicans are grumpy,” political consultant Katy Atkinson told Lynn Bartels. If the measure passes, Democrats can claim victory for one of their important causes, she said. If it dies, they can blame Republicans, which Atkinson said would be a “bum rap.”
LAST-MINUTE PRO-CIVIL UNIONS RALLY PLANNED VIA FACEBOOK: More than 9,500 people are invited using the social-media network.
ROBO CALLS GO Republican on Republican.
SOUNDS LIKE THE POST AGREES TO PAY FOR IT: Denver Post says Hickenlooper should call special session for civil unions.
HAS ITS LOBATO DEBATE: Colorado House.
FRETS ABOUT LEGISLATIVE DELAYS: Mark Scheffel.
THEY THOUGHT OF THIS IN THE SESSION’S LAST WEEK? A Capitol Tweeter writes, “A real hot-buttered popcorn machine has been set up outside the Senate for the film-industry bill. It’s popping away.”
HIGHLIGHTS COLORADO’S TRANSFORMATION FROM HATE STATE: New York Times.
MOVING ON: Benefit corporations bill.
KILLED: CDPHE permits bill.
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YESTERDAY’S BILL ROUNDUP FOR STATE BILL SUBSCRIBERS, COURTESY OUR VIRTUAL BILL BOX:
* Introduced bills
* Signed bills
* Bills acted upon
* New fiscal notes
* Bill amendments
* New bill versions
* Day’s archived audio
* Day’s archived video
* New lobbyists
* New principals
TODAY’S HICKENLOOPER PUBLIC EVENT
5:30 p.m. – remarks at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Location: The University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, 12348 E. Montview Blvd., Aurora.
RALLY SCHEDULE DOESN’T LIST pro-civil unions rally, noted above. Does this mean supporters didn’t pull a permit, or the government isn’t good at updating the schedule?
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