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How Sexual Harrassment Allegations are Playing Out at the Colorado State Capitol

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Rocky Mountain Community Radio reporter Bente Birkeland has been following allegations of sexual harassment among Colorado state lawmakers in Denver. As of Friday, number of lawmakers being accused has increased to four. Bente joined KSJD's Austin Cope to talk more about the details and impacts of the allegations.

Austin Cope is a former Morning Edition host for KSJD and now produces work on a freelance basis for the station. He grew up in Cortez and hosted a show on KSJD when he was 10 years old. After graduating from Montezuma-Cortez High School in 2010, he lived in Belgium, Ohio, Spain, northern Wyoming, and Himachal Pradesh, India before returning to the Cortez area. He has a degree in Politics from Oberlin College in Ohio.
Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for KUNC and Rocky Mountain Community Radio since 2006. Originally, from Minnesota, Bente likes to hike and ski in her spare time. She keeps track of state politics throughout the year but is especially busy during the annual legislative session from January through early May.
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