Centennial businessman and former lawyer Tom Kim kicked off his campaign for state senate last night, the second Republican to announce a run to represent District 27. The newly drawn boundaries remain almost entirely in Arapahoe County and will encompass about half of Centennial and a chunk of Aurora.
After four attempted (and failed) recalls of Colorado Democratic state legislators, a premature resignation during a recall campaign, and a sixth signature gathering effort underway, Sen. Jack Tate (R-Centennial) has rolled out legislation that would prevent recalls from being abused–and most of his fellow Republicans are not happy.
Explaining her reasons for supporting a recall of Colorado State Rep. Tom Sullivan (D-Aurora), Arapahoe Republican Party Vice Chair Brenda Stokes told CBS4’s Rick Sallinger last week that Sullivan politicized his son’s murder.
A bill that aimed to help survivors of sexual assault on college and university campuses was struck down by Republicans in Colorado’s Senate this week.
GOP state lawmakers’ reluctance to act on sexual harassment within their ranks deserves bigger media spotlight
Since long-time public radio reporter Bente Birkeland first broke the news of multiple allegations of sexual harassment against Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock (D-Thorton), three more Republican state lawmakers have been accused of sexual misconduct.