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Ruth Yoshiko Yamauchi, who lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance at 2015 Senior Day at The Capitol shares a laugh with her Granddaughter.

Colorado Senior Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, all volunteer organization, that speaks with a unified voice for all Coloradoans, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older. The Lobby focuses on issues and promotes beneficial legislation, while remaining strictly non-partisan and not supporting any specific political party or candidate.

It is a place where your voice can be heard without fear of any political backlash or standing. CSL encourages Colorado’s General Assembly, the U.S. Congress and state and federal government administrators to enact responsible legislation and establish effective regulations and administrative guidelines that positively affect the quality of life of all Colorado older citizens. CSL members work to influence change through advocacy and education of public officials on current issues. CSL monitors legislation and administrative rule development to track and inform the public how legislators vote on bills related to senior issues and how legislation, once passed, is implemented. After the legislative session adjourns, the Senior Scorecard, a record of legislator votes on senior issues is distributed to CSL members and all state legislators.

Join Colorado Senior Lobby Today
For the 2017 Legislative Session, Individual Membership in Colorado Senior Lobby is free for new members if you sign up for our online Newsletter – Use the Free Membership link in the right hand column to sign up.

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper speaking at the 2015 Senior Day at The Capitol Event.

Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Briefings
Each Monday during the legislative session, CSL conducts legislative briefings (which are open to the public). These meetings are available for individuals to call into and participate by phone. Members receive weekly updates on all the bills CSL is following and can vote to oppose, support or watch each bill. CSL members often will testify at legislative committee hearings as well as boards and commissions regarding pending legislation and administrative issues, when appropriate. Find dates for upcoming Legislative Briefings on our News & Events page – CLICK HERE

Senior Day at the Capitol
The Colorado Senior Lobby, in cooperation with other senior organizations, serves as the host for Senior Day at The Capitol. This event is an opportunity for all citizens, particularly seniors to see parts of the legislative process during the current session, as well as meet and visit with legislators about legislation. Typically there are over 200 seniors who attend this event.

Do you have concerns you want to share about upcoming legislation?
Colorado Senior Lobby can help.
If you are interested in testifying about proposed legislation or want to contact you state representatives Colorado Senior Lobby can help. The Colorado Senior Lobby will accompany anyone interested in senior issues to the state capitol and provide assistance in locating the right committee meeting room and direction on how to arrange to testify. The legislature is designed to be friendly to citizens who want to express their opinion. You can make your voice heard in many ways: write a letter, send an email, call or visit your legislator, or testify at a committee hearing.