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Tag Archives: Faith Winter

Lawmakers reconsider Gold Dome’s sexual harassment policy after session fraught with allegations

On a hot Monday morning this week, Colorado lawmakers returned to a mostly empty committee room at the state Capitol to try to bring closure […]...

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July 12, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers selected to tackle workplace harassment policy in wake of session marked by sexual harassment scandals

A lawmaker whose sexual harassment complaint led to the historic expulsion of a fellow Democrat from the House of Representatives will serve on a summer […]...

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May 31, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

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

House Democrats plan to nix bonding measure from Senate’s transportation bill

House Democrats rejected a Republican-backed plan to use bonding to help pay for the state’s ailing transportation infrastructure when they announced a funding proposal on […]...

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May 1, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

An effort to curb campus sexual assault is on life support after this GOP-led panel overhauled a proposed new law in Colorado

Update: The Senate Appropriations Committee, controlled by Republicans, killed this bill on Tuesday, May 1.  Jessica Higgins never reported. After she was raped her freshman […]...

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April 26, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

As student debt swells, Colorado lawmakers seek relief for borrowers by regulating debt collectors

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee killed the bill 3-2.  Colorado lawmakers want […]...

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April 25, 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

Short Take: Littwin on Baumgardner — should he stay or should he go?

As far as I can tell, there are two scenarios for the Randy Baumgardner saga. Either Friday is the deadline for Baumgardner to resign from […]...

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March 29, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: In a dramatic day at the Capitol, Lebsock’s accusers were believed 52 times over

It was one of the finest days ever witnessed at the state legislature. It was so moving, so emotional, so powerful that only a self-righteous, […]...

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March 2, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado House of Representatives expels Rep. Steve Lebsock in historic vote following sexual harassment allegations

The Colorado House of Representatives voted on Friday to remove embattled Rep. Steve Lebsock from office over allegations of sexual harassment, a historic move that […]...

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

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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