Gold Dome: Denver Develops New Sexual Harassment Claims

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The Denver City Council worked out new workplace conduct and censure policies that came from Mayor Michael Hancock’s sexual harassment claims from earlier this year.

If the U.S. Supreme Court were to make abortion an issue for states to decide, Colorado would remain off the list of states likely to change course, but some say the legislature could become more contentious.

With the BLM planning a move out West, Grand Junction is jockeying for consideration as its potential new home.

Jason Crow, the Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District, said Democrats need new party leaders, despite the support he gained from them in his primary race.

The Denver City Council is looking to change its campaign finance laws after a complaint against one councilman fell through the cracks simply because there were no applicable rules for them.

Olympic athletes spoke before a U.S. Senate committee, saying they want an independent watchdog for the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee.

Longmont is considering ending its municipal grocery tax; if it does, it could cost the city $9.41 million in revenues.

A federal judge in Virginia agreed earlier this week to postpone the trial of Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Jury selection will begin this week but the trial is now set to begin July 31.

President Donald Trump finally said he’s concerned about Russia meddling in elections — but he said he suspects Russia will try to aid Democrats because “no President has been tougher on Russia” than him.

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