Sen. Lucia Guzman of Denver has struggled with Senate Republican leaders over the handling of sexual misconduct allegations against three Republican lawmakers.
Colorado Senate president calls for criminal investigation of alleged sexual harassment at the Capitol
Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham said that some alleged incidents rise “to the level of assault.”
Party heads shared ideas to deal with anti-growth concerns Thursday during the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's fifth annual Business Legislative Preview.
There's a sense of urgency on this issue as the 2018 legislative session starts in a few short weeks with a cloud over it.
One lobbyist described sexual harassment at the Colorado State Capitol as a problem that "crosses party lines and has been happening for generations."
The 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly ended without action on a top priority of Gov. John Hickenlooper and many lawmakers.
Leadership in the House and Senate said lawmakers need to keep talking, while citizen groups may be bringing competing transportation measures to the ballot.
But first he thanked the representative from Georgia for advice about his knee.
Colorado legislators get the chance tackle major issues facing the state starting Jan. 11 when the 2017 legislative session starts.
Colorado's state Legislature isn't changing hands between parties, but both the House and Senate have elected new bosses because of term limits.