Colorado House Minority Leader Resigns

House minority leader Joe Stengel resigned Thursady morning after constituents requested an ethics investigation into per diem payments the Republican collected while on vacation.

In a written statement, Stengel said questions about the payments had become a distraction for himself and others in the legislature.

He called for a Republican causcus later in the day to elect a successor.

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