Colorado Senior Lobby Newsletter

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    This year Senior Day at the Capitol is on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

January Article Highlight

The State Legislature Agenda for 2018 and Beyond

By Ed Shackelford, President Colorado Senior Lobby

The front page of the Denver Post on January 10, 2018, previewed “top eight issues for Colorado’s 2018 session” – PERA, Sexual Harassment Scandals , Colorado Roads, Opioid Crises, Growing Urban-Rural Divide, Oil and Gas Incidents and Fires, Governor Hickenlooper’s Final Year, and Mid-Term Elections. While these are all important issues, Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) continues to document how the impact on state funds increases significantly as the population approaches age 80 – READ MORE

Unintended Consequences – A Byproduct of Legislation and a Court Ruling

By Ed Shackelford, President Colorado Senior Lobby

” … The concept of binding arbitration provides quicker resolution, lower cost and avoiding court backlogs. The question becomes: does the individual receive the same fair and unbiased justice that they would receive in the court system? …” – READ MORE

2018 State of the State Address

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered his final State of the State address on Thursday, January 11, 2018. In case you missed it – here it is …

This Colorado Channel provides Coloradans with the opportunity to watch (or listen to) the Colorado General Assembly at work. On this website you will find live stream video and audio broadcasts of the Colorado State House of Representatives and The Colorado State Senate legislative sessions. You can also access archived video of past sessions. The Colorado Channel is broadcast on Comcast channel 165.

The Colorado Channel also provides many ways to connect and become involved with the Colorado Legislature. Check out:

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On this page you will find information and links to topics ranging from Listen to Committee Meetings to Attend a Committee Meeting to Follow Bills that are up for Debate and much more.

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“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