Colorado State Sen. Brittany Pettersen with her husband Ian Silverii and their dog Ollie, last August in their home in Colorado. Petterson, who gave birth to the couple’s son this year, has lobbied hard to expand paid family and medical leave throughout the state.

Colorado State Sen. Brittany Pettersen with her husband Ian Silverii and their dog Ollie, last August in their home in Colorado. Petterson, who gave birth to the couple’s son this year, has lobbied hard to expand paid family and medical leave throughout the state.