Jovan Melton

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Colorado employers, colleges could soon be prevented from asking about criminal histories on their applications

So-called “ban-the-box” bills have failed in the legislature in the past. If the General Assembly passes the employment measure this year, Colorado would become the 12th state to have such a policy for private businesses

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Abortion is a key issue in Colorado’s 2018 campaigns — but it sounds different this time

The issue of abortion is a defining difference between candidates for governor and down the ballot in the 2018 election

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Colorado Democrats launched a #MeToo commission this year, but so far there is little to show

The situation involving Rep. Jovan Melton is only adding to the tension about how the Democratic Party is addressing issues related to sexual harassment and violence

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House Democratic leaders urged state Rep. Jovan Melton to resign last week after learning of past domestic violence charges against him. Melton told them no.

Jovan Melton said in a statement: “I look forward to putting my head down and working on these issues with my colleagues in the legislature in January.”