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2018 Legislative Preview

The legislative session for 2018 will commence on January 10, 2018. Everyone comes with an agenda. But in the end it is about allocation of resources. As the Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) approaches the session, we will be evaluating all submitted legislation to...

Join Colorado Senior Lobby Today

Colorado Senior Lobby provides the forum for you to shape issues affecting seniors. Become a member and share your voice and your ideas! Never has it been more important to be involved and to let public officials know about the issues that matter to you the most....

Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training is on Nov 15, 2017

Join Colorado Senior Lobby members, volunteers and some of our board member at our Colorado Senior Lobby Citizen Lobbyist Training. View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE Register Online - CLICK HERE Details about the Event: When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Training is...

Comments on the Federal 2018 Budget

Below are comments on the status of the federal budget as of November 1, 2017. There are many important concerns for seniors in the current budget process. In addition to the comments herewith, there is also the impact of the proposed tax reform bills currently being...

Comments On How Proposed Tax Law Affects Seniors

Neither the author nor Colorado Senior Lobby has any expertise in federal income tax legislation. This should not be construed as in any way providing tax advice. We recommend you contact your financial advisor/CPA/attorney and your congressional representatives for...

It is Cost Effective to Provide Services for the Less Fortunate

Solutions are known and are already in place – just waiting for more impactful action by government at many levels. For example, a recent article in TIME comments that the USA has some of the most robust programs in the world for people facing hunger. Many are low...

New Colorado State Advisor on Aging Position Announced

On September 20, 2017 one of our Colorado Senior Lobby Board Members attended the press conference at the Denver Capitol where Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne announced that Colorado has received a grant from the NextFifty Initiative to fund a Senior...

How a Minority can and does Control Legislation

The recent special session was called by the governor to correct errors in the drafting of Senate Bill SB17-267. The result is a classic example of how a small group of legislators can use ideology to prevent governance. This was done by one party, (but both parties...

Colorado Senior Lobby Volunteer Information Meeting on Oct 18th

Colorado Senior Lobby has an event coming up in October 2017!  This event is on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. A few of our volunteers and CSL board are hosting a Colorado Senior Lobby Volunteer Information meeting. The event will be from 2:00PM to 3:00PM. We are...

“You have one of the most tremendous resources before you today which is an organization tuned into your issues that will actually take the time to train you how to be a citizen lobbyist. I really encourage you to take advantage of it …”

Rachel Zenzinger, Senate District 19

Colorado Senior Lobby Summer Social 2017