Senator / Lakewood, CO
Brittany Pettersen assumed office in 2013. Before running for office, Pettersen worked for New Era Colorado, a nonprofit that seeks to increase youth participation in politics and the government process. As a legislator, Pettersen has championed legislation to assist Colorado’s students and families, such as expanding tuition assistance and access to affordable child care. In 2013, Pettersen focused on making it easier for Coloradans to receive an education, sponsoring a bill cutting red-tape to make it easier for Coloradans to put their income tax returns into a college savings account.
Brittany Pettersen’s Ideas
Problem Unfortunately, in Colorado and across the nation, students are prioritized differently based on the type of school they attend, not the needs of the student. Solution I wrote and passed landmark legislation to create transparency around how we fund our schools locally, and ensuring that students are not treated […]
Education | Brittany Pettersen | Senator | Lakewood, CO