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Lebsock Amid Sexual Harassment Claims: I Will Not Resign

DENVER (CBS4/AP) - Colorado State Rep. Steve Lebsock says he will not resign from his position following several accusations of sexually harassing women.

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Rep. Steve Lebsock (credit: CBS)

Lebsock came under fire earlier this month, and later apologized to some of the accusers.

He then defended himself in a lengthy interview. Lebsock says he will also continue his campaign for State Treasurer.

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CBS4's Shaun Boyd interviews Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran. (credit: CBS)

House Speaker Crisanta Duran says she investigating the claims.

Adams County Democratic Rep. Faith Winter claims Lebsock harassed her.

Winter later filed a complaint about an alleged 2016 incident in which she says Lebsock suggested they engage in sexual acts during an end-of-session party.

Lebsock says he's been notified of two formal complaints against him. He denies wrongdoing.

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