Legislature Likely to Make Big Policy Moves

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[Produced by Megan Verlee and Elaine Grant]

Last Tuesday night, Colorado voters effectively created civil unions. They also lowered state college tuition rates for students who are illegally in the country. Now, those issues weren’t on any ballot, but, by putting Democrats in charge of both the state House and Senate, those party priorities become a legislative likelihood when the session starts in January. Host Ryan Warner speaks with leaders of both parties, Rep. Mark Ferrandino, a Denver Democrat and the presumptive Speaker of the House, and Republican Rep. Mark Waller, of Colorado Springs, the next House Minority Leader.