Lawmakers spend late night at Capitol

By Shaun Boyd


As state lawmakers wrap up one of the strangest legislative sessions in recent memory, they are taking it down to the wire on some significant issues.

They have until midnight Wednesday to reach agreement on PERA — the public employees’ pension system — which funds the retirement of 560,000 Coloradans.

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission — which investigates workplace discrimination — also hangs in the balance. It will expire in a year if lawmakers don’t reauthorize it.

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