Colorado lawmaker accused of sexual harassment

Colorado lawmaker accused of sexual harassment”

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne was one of the state's highest-ranking political figures to react by calling for Lebsock's resignation, which Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran urged earlier in the day.

Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran removed state Rep. Steve Lebsock of Adams County as chairman of the Local Government Committee on Friday.

A female Colorado state lawmaker is going public with allegations that fellow lawmaker Rep. Steve Lebsock made sexual advances toward her a year ago, and she says there are several others who have made similar claims.

Alberto Garcia, Westminster's mayor pro tem, said that no one should have to face the kind of behavior Lebsock allegedly directed toward Winter. He's running for state treasurer in 2018.

"Let us be very clear, women who have the courage to come forward to name their experiences and the men who have assaulted them, harassed them, or who in any way made them feel unsafe, deserve to be heard and believed", Silverii said in a written statement.

Both Duran and Lynne are Democrats, as is Lebsock, who represents Thornton.

Rep. Faith Winter told KUNC that Lebsock "suggested sexual acts the two could do to make each other happy because it was the end of the legislative session and they deserved to be happy". He started grabbing my elbow.

"Steve Lebsock's behavior is egregious", Winter said.

More people have come forward with similar allegations against Lebsock, which is why she made a decision to tell the story now, Winter told Denver7. She said that Lebsock eventually apologized and, later, promised to get therapy. "Winter (the night of the alleged incident)".

"I repeatedly told him no", Winter told Denver7 Friday.

Attempts to reach Lebsock for comment have so far been unsuccessful.

Winter told Denver7 she thought that should Lebsock resign, it would be "an appropriate course of action". "Then he expressed support for the "#metoo" social media movement in which victims of sexual harassment and abuse have come forward worldwide.

"Mom's telling a fearless story so other people don't get hurt", Winter said she told him. He was trying to get me to go out of the bar. Lebsock responded angrily when Garnett offered to arrange an Uber ride for him, Garnett said. "I told him he needed to leave", Winter said. Winter", he said, adding: "I can honestly tell you that I do not remember saying anything like that to Faith ever.

"Sunshine on these types of issues is the only way to ensure that we have clean culture where everyone is rewarded on our work ethic and our ability to legislate well", he said. That and Winter's allegation prompted the Senate minority leader, Democrat Lucia Guzman, to say that the Legislature's "process for reporting and addressing sexual harassment is in urgent need of review and improvement". Public radio station KUNC published a report Friday alleging multiple allegations against him from nine fellow lawmakers, staffers and lobbyists.

Dean Toda, a spokesman for House Democrats, says leaders would not be able to confirm if a formal investigation of the Lebsock complaint is under way. Under current policy, formal complaints are handled confidentially.

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