Colorado Legislature

…”from El Salvador to Ethiopia, my constituents came from all over the world to pursue the American dream,” said Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman. “They haven’t improved just their own lives – they have strengthened the fabric of our entire community with their contributions. The president could learn a thing of two from them.”

In the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives, many Democrats, especially women, wore black — as many actors did at this week’s Golden Globe Awards — to show support for Rep. Faith Winter, who filed a formal complaint against Rep. Steve Lebsock in November. While lawmakers often bring their children to join them for the first day of the session, Winter invited two other women who have accused Lebsock of harassment to join her in the House

There have been at least a handful of formal sexual harassment complaints filed against Colorado lawmakers in recent weeks amidst a national wave of sexual harassment allegations, but beyond those it’s nearly impossible to tell how prevalent sexual harassment complaints are under Denver’s gold dome

DENVER | Colorado’s highest-ranking legislators responded Tuesday to harassment complaints against lawmakers by announcing a formal review of their procedures for identifying, reporting and resolving sexual misconduct incidents at the Capitol. The announcement by leaders of the Republican-led Senate and Democrat-led House comes after formal complaints were filed against two Democratic state representatives in recent weeks. Two […]