Gold Dome: Lawmakers Consider New Sexual Harassment Policy

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As state lawmakers near the end of a session defined almost exclusively by sexual harassment scandals, they will receive a consultant’s recommendations for improving a Capitol harassment policy with hopes of adopting a policy before the session ends in May 9.

The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to House Bill 1322, the Long Appropriations Bill, working through 118 amendments proposed to the $28.9 billion state budget into late Wednesday night.

A Denver police detective who accused Mayor Michael Hancock of sexual harassment said through her lawyer that she is “extremely disappointed” in the city council’s decision not to investigate the matter.

A man sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile was hoping a state law would help him get released. A challenge to that law from prosecutors will keep him behind bars longer, though.

Opioids and marijuana might get more attention, but meth is a growing problem in Colorado.

A lawsuit that challenges the petition-gathering tactics of a candidate for Congress in Colorado might have encouraged other ballot challenges in the race for governor.

Despite gaining unanimous approval in the Senate, a bill that would help legal U.S. immigrants in Colorado avoid deportation after committing certain low-level crimes still awaits a floor vote several weeks later.

Public defenders from across the country came to Denver for a conference focused on best practices for keeping people with mental health issues out of the criminal justice system.

The super PAC supporting presumed Republican frontrunner Walker Stapleton is spending $100,000 to put its first ads on TV.

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