Lawmakers looking to improve the both workplace culture and the handling of harassment complaints at the state Capitol met Thursday.
An analysis by The Associated Press found that about half of House and Senate legislative chambers nationwide have taken no substantive action this year.
In March, Republican state Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik filed a complaint alleging she saw Sen. Daniel Kagan, a Democrat, in the women’s restroom.
An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the state capitol building.
The opinion is a surprise, as many legal experts believed a statewide vote was necessary to alter Colorado’s constitution to allow sports gambling.
If someone is found mentally incompetent to stand trial, the state is required to “restore” them to competency within 28 days. Lawyers and advocates say the state is taking far longer.
The advocacy group is close to landing five candidates on the November ballot, one for the State Senate and the rest for the State House.
The different gaming factions in Colorado have not played nice in the past.
Gov. Hickenlooper said Colorado will “take seriously the Court’s admonition that the state must apply its laws and regulations in a manner that is neutral toward religion."
The Republican has been stripped of his committee assignments following new allegations of harassment.