Brandon Shaffer currently serves as the President of the Colorado Senate. He represents Senate District 17, which includes Longmont, Erie, Lafayette and Louisville.
A request from Democratic Senate President Brandon Shaffer to audit the state’s online K-12 schools has failed to move forward. Members of the Legislative Audit Committee today voted 4 to 4 along party lines to kill the request.
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says the country is woefully under prepared to handle an influx of military veterans once a massive troop withdrawal in Iraq begins later this year. The Democrat made the remarks Monday at a forum which coincided with the release of a report outlining a number of proposed policy changes aimed at tackling the problem.
In addition to his package of tax credits for businesses that hire veterans, President Obama this week is promoting a new program that allows veterans to receive personalized case management and career center counseling.