Tag Archives: sexual harassment

A 2018 legislative session marked by financial challenges amid revenue surplus, sexual harassment scandals

It was a sprint finish to the 2018 legislative session; as lawmakers on the House floor played jeopardy and tossed yo-yos, others were pacing between […]...

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May 10, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

The balance of power in the Colorado state legislature is up for grabs, and the gloves are off

The Colorado Senate GOP tweeted a photo on Wednesday that shows Senator Beth Martinez Humenik wearing boxing gloves and blasting the Democrats’ preliminary transportation spending […]...

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May 5, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado GOP Sen. Baumgardner was just stripped of committee positions after harassment claims

A Republican state senator in Colorado, Randy Baumgardner, has been stripped of all his summer interim committee assignments following a sustained pressure campaign by Democrats […]...

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May 3, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: Who’s the bigger culprit in sexual harassment report—Boob Grabber or Grantham?

Which is the bigger scandal — that yet another investigator has concluded that Randy “Boob Grabber” Baumgardner is a serial sexual harasser or that Senate […]...

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April 24, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Sen. Baumgardner created offensive work environment, investigation finds, adding to list of alleged sexual misconduct

This story was updated on April 24 to include a link to the investigative findings, which were made public on Tuesday.  Senator Randy Baumgardner is […]...

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April 23, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers plan to return to the Capitol over the summer to revise statehouse policy on sexual harassment

Lawmakers will hold off on making any potential changes the state’s sexual harassment policy until the 2019 legislative session, leadership decided on Wednesday. House and […]...

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April 11, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Report finds sexual harassment common — and commonly unreported — in Colorado state capitol

An overwhelming majority of workers at the state Capital who have reported harassment are not satisfied with the outcome, according to an independent review of […]...

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April 5, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: In the Colorado Senate, the #MeToo movement turns back into the #NotUs

If you don’t remember the bad old days — you know, like last year — the Colorado Senate is here to remind us how sexual […]...

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April 4, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Vote to expel GOP Baumgardner over harassment claims fails in Colorado’s Senate

A Republican state senator in Colorado will keep his job despite allegations of sexual harassment after the upper chamber on Monday voted against a resolution […]...

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April 2, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Swing district Republicans hope promise of smaller government will woo unaffiliated voters

At Saturday’s Jefferson County Republican assembly, one message came through loud and clear: If Republicans want to keep their hold on the state Senate, the […]...

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March 25, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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