On the heels of alleged misconduct in the mayor’s office, Denver officials have begun drafting new policies to establish a process for addressing sexual harassment allegations against the city’s elected personnel.
PHOENIX — A former Arizona lawmaker who became the first kicked out of a state Legislature since the #MeToo movement began because of a lengthy pattern of sexual misconduct is running for office again.
SANTA FE — An animal rights advocate and former political lobbyist went public with sexual harassment allegations last week against a New Mexico state lawmaker, who cast himself as the victim of politically motivated lies.
Senate President Kevin Grantham of Cañon City has removed Republican Sen. Randy Baumgardner of Hot Sulphur Springs from four committees, punishment for allegations that he sexually harassed a nonpartisan Senate staffer and created a hostile work environment for other Senate staffers.
Senate Democrats are reacting angrily to the latest report on allegations of sexual harassment against Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner. They vented their anger both at the Hot Sulphur Springs Republican, demanding he resign, and at Senate leadership that they claim refuse to take any action on the allegations.
A fresh investigation of Colorado state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, who survived an earlier attempt to oust him from the legislature, finds he created “an intimidating, offensive, and hostile work environment” for several Senate staffers.