special session

“We’ve reached a place in negotiating local-control issues related to oil and gas development where we are soliciting greater stakeholder input,” Eric Brown, spokesman for Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, said Friday. “We still need larger support — and particularly bipartisan support — before deciding whether to call a special session.”

DENVER | Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper says a special session over civil unions and other bills killed after filibuster from Colorado House Republicans will address a fundamental question of fairness and civil rights. Hickenlooper issued the statement to lawmakers before the session Monday. The Legislature adjourned less than a week ago after the tense standoff. […]