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Colorado Senate Democrats protested what they call light punishment for a Republican senator repeatedly accused of sexual and workplace harassment.
Hickenlooper declined to say whether Mayor Hancock should face repercussions over harassment allegations.
GOP Sen. Randy Baumgardner was investigated on sexual misconduct allegations.
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.”
One of the text messages described the woman as "sexy," and the recipient described herself as the victim of sexual harassment, according to Denver7.
House Majority Leader KC Becker said the findings of a confidential investigation were "serious and egregious in nature" and that she would be introducing an expulsion resolution.
She decided to go public Thursday because she says Crowder didn't accept responsibility for his actions during a meeting this week.
Ex-legislative aide Cassie Tanner alleges Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock unbuttoned her blouse at a bar in 2015.
The Denver Democrat drew applause in declaring on Wednesday's opening day that "there is no place for harassment, hate speech or discrimination in this chamber."
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.
Leaders of the Democrat-led House and Republican-led Senate announced Tuesday the review will involve outside parties in their analysis of the Legislature's workplace harassment policy.
A Colorado state representative accused of sexually harassing a fellow Democratic lawmaker and two other women says he's the one being harassed.
The harassment and assault came with the threat of losing their jobs at Denver-based Grynberg Petroleum Co. if they didn't comply.
Colorado Rep. Steve Lebsock to make statement on bid for state treasurer seat before end of November
The announcement comes after widespread reports from female lawmakers, lobbyists and staff members accusing Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat, of sexual harassment.
Denver will pay more to settle a defamation suit from a former mayoral aide than it paid to the woman he was accused of harassing
Denver has settled a defamation lawsuit from a former aide to Mayor Michael Hancock for $200,000.
Denver doesn't crack the top five.