Pettersen tells CPR painful story of mother’s drug addiction

Author: Joey Bunch - March 7, 2017 - Updated: March 7, 2017

The indispensable Vic Vela of Colorado Public Radio has a story about potential legislation to force drugmakers to help provide treatment programs in Colorado. His source is someone who knows the high cost of addiction. Rep. Brittany Pettersen opened up to Vela about the toll her mother’s drug addiction took. The full story is here. Vela […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.