Hickenlooper Faces Backlash over Vetoes

Governor John Hickenlooper is being criticized for nine bills he vetoed this year. As Bente Birkeland reports, that’s the most vetoes he’s issued since taking office. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2018/06/060618HickMarijuanaVetoes.mp3   Marijuana advocates are upset that he vetoed a bill to allow some […]

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Sexual Harassment Six Months Later

After a dramatic and tearful day in early March, lawmakers voted out one of their own. Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock was the first lawmaker expelled in 103 years after allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation and retaliation from five women, were […]

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Senate Punishment For Sen. Baumgardner Stirs Frustration, New Resignation Calls

A punishment for Sen. Randy Baumgardner, amid allegations of sexual harassment that investigators found credible, has spurred a series of reactions at Colorado’s Capitol, and some critics described the discipline as a slap on the wrist. Senate Democrats have renewed their calls for Baumgardner’s resignation or expulsion and Gov. John Hickenlooper declined to say whether he thinks Baumgardner should step down.

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CO Civil Rights Commission Reauthorization Clears Hurdle

A measure to reauthorize the Colorado Civil Rights Commission cleared its first hurdle in the Senate Wednesday, but as Bente Birkeland reports, there are still disagreements over how it will ultimately look… https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2018/04/041818CivilRightsCommission.mp3   Right now the Governor appoints all […]

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Capitol Conversation: Transportation Funding

For the second year in a row, Colorado lawmakers are working on a way to provide funding for the states roadways. In 2017 it was a proposed tax measure that failed. This time around it’s a bonding plan that would […]

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