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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Democrats Sign Letter on Baumgardner Complaint

Fifteen Senate Democrats signed a letter Tuesday asking the Republican Senate President to let the minority leader help decide a possible punishment against a Senator accused of sexual harassment. Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland has more. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2018/02/020618DemLetter.mp3   Senator Baumgardner, […]

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Next Steps for Credible Complaint Murky

Leaders in the Colorado Senate are in a position to decide whether to impose some form of punishment against Republican Senator Randy Baumgardner. A formal sexual harassment complaint filed against him – has been validated by an outside group investigating […]

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