Colorado’s congressional races are gearing up but things may end before they really get started for the Democratic candidate running in the 4th Congressional District. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about Senate President Brandon Shaffer about the likelihood of him switching districts.
Brandon Shaffer currently serves as the President of the Colorado Senate. He represents Senate District 17, which includes Longmont, Erie, Lafayette and Louisville.
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A bill proposing changes in funding and regulation of online schools could be ready for introduction in a couple of weeks, but the details are still being hammered out, Senate President Brandon Shaffer says.
The number of private companies operating full-time online K-12 schools in Colorado and other states continues to grow. Meantime, student performance is declining. That’s according to a new report by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado.
State lawmakers convene their annual legislative session on January 11th. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with four key House and Senate leaders to talk about their expectations and priorities for the upcoming session. Today's spotlight is on Senate President, Democrat Brandon Shaffer.