Three days to go for Colorado's Legislature, and they have some long nights and tough calls ahead.
DENVER (AP) - The most compelling decision before state lawmakers is whether House Republicans will agree to civil unions for same-sex couples. Most Republicans oppose the idea, but a handful of Republicans say they support civil unions.
There isn't much time. Any bills that don't pass by midnight Wednesday are dead for the year.
Lawmakers also face decisions on whether to change literacy guidelines in the early grades and whether to set a blood-level impairment standard for drivers and marijuana.
This week's decisions are the last many lawmakers will make before facing voters this fall. So expect a flurry of political maneuvering as lawmakers jostle to meet campaign promises in the Legislature's final hours.
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