In 2014, there were 15 freestanding ERs in Colorado. Now there are more than 50.
2018 Colorado Legislature
The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission found that Extraction Oil and Gas paid for a town hall-style event on oil and gas.
Republican Rep. Jim Wilson, of Salida, a co-sponsor of the bill, says other states are also looking to reverse this "gag order."
While a surplus has eased tensions among lawmakers jockeying for priorities, it also has them scrambling for the extra dollars.
The report recommends hiring new staff to help manage sexual harassment complaints.
The vote fell largely on party lines, with only one Republican joining 16 Democrats in voting for expulsion.
State Sen. Lucia Guzman, a Denver Democrat, will instead serve out the remainder of her term as assistant minority leader.
It has been one of the thorniest issues at the legislature this year: how to pay for fixing Colorado roads.
Like other Democrats, Sen. Daniel Kagan believes the claim is nothing more than an effort to distract from harassment complaints filed against Republicans.
The Colorado House and Senate have handbooks that say lawmakers’ aides and interns may not grant interviews with reporters.