Cassie Tanner, a former legislative aide, has accused Lebsock of unbuttoning her blouse at a Young Democrats event in 2015.
Opening day of the 2018 legislative session is marked by a call to high ideals and staking out territory on key issues.
Prepared remarks of Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham to open the second regular session of the 71st Colorado General Assembly.
Formal complaints have been filed against two Democratic House members and two Republican senators. All have denied the allegations.
Last week nine legislators, lobbyists and staffers accused Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock of sexual misconduct.
The rancor wasn't a surprise after Republicans protested to the governor calling the session in the first place.
How many Colorado lawmakers does it take to fix a bill-drafting error? All 100 of them.
Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham touted passage of two other bills that had divided their parties for years.
Republicans on the Senate Finance committee voted 3-2 to kill the bipartisan tax bill aimed at securing infrastructure funding.
Separate bipartisan proposals could raise the state sales tax and free money in the existing budget for roads, schools and health care.