The bill would prompt employers and employees to contribute to a state fund that would accommodate up to 12 weeks paid leave.
Finance Committee members agreed to hold off their vote on the FAMLI Act while the sponsors work on amendments.
Discussions on the capitol’s workplace culture dominated the 2018 legislative session.
Democratic Rep. Faith Winter is trying to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik.
It’s not just that they’re barred from talking to the press.
State Rep. Steve Lebsock of Thornton was expelled from the legislature Friday after accusations of sexual harassment.
Lebsock becomes the first state House member expelled since 1915, when Rep. William Howlett was ejected after he perjured himself.
Cassie Tanner, a former legislative aide, has accused Lebsock of unbuttoning her blouse at a Young Democrats event in 2015.
The #MeToo movement has reached a critical juncture at the Colorado Capitol as lawmakers return to Denver Wednesday.