In 2014, there were 15 freestanding ERs in Colorado. Now there are more than 50.
Colorado's largest teacher's union says recent demonstrations have increased interest in their regular lobbying at the Capitol.
The biggest change came in February when regulators changed how flowlines are created, tested and eventually abandoned.
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.
Like other Democrats, Sen. Daniel Kagan believes the claim is nothing more than an effort to distract from harassment complaints filed against Republicans.
It’s not just that they’re barred from talking to the press.
If safe lawmakers shoot down politically perilous bills, then vulnerable lawmakers can dodge a tough vote.
"Cities like Denver and states like California are allowing criminal aliens to run loose, to kill, murder, maim or hurt our fellow Americans, " said State Rep. Dave Williams.