Gold Dome: Another Lebsock Accuser Steps Forward

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A third woman has filed a formal sexual harassment complaint against Rep. Steve Lebsock. Former aide Cassie Tanner alleges the state legislator unbuttoned her blouse at a bar in 2015.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the accusations have hit the fundraising for his treasurer campaign.

Gov. John Hickenlooper said he supports a state tax hike to accomplish a legislative goal of addressing a $9 billion backlog in state transportation projects.

Funding for the state’s governor’s race hit a new record, with $13 million flowing into gubernatorial campaigns.

Denver made the cut for Amazon’s HQ2. The Denver region is moving on to the next round among a list of 20 potential locations.

And not to get ahead of ourselves, but Apple is looking for a new headquarters location outside of Silicon Valley as well.

Denver’s City Council on Wednesday opened the conversation about making the city a home to a safe injection site for heroin users.

The Colorado Supreme Court this week agreed to hear a case questioning the use of a drug-sniffing dog to detect marijuana in a traffic stop.

Tensions are high in Washington, D.C., this morning, and adding to that tension was a tweet from President Trump indicating he would not support a Republican stop-gap bill to prevent a government shutdown.

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