Colorado Senior Lobby Newsletter

May eNewsletter – CLICK HERE

May Article Highlights

We have a lot of news to share this May. Find links to these articles below:

  • 2018 Scorecard Event is June 14th
  • HB18-1380, the PTC Rebate Bill was not advanced out of a Senate committee
  • Legislative Committee Meeting 2018 Summer Schedule
  • Forced Arbitration Update
  • Colorado Senior Lobby is Seeking Qualified Candidates

CSL 2018 Scorecard Event is June 14th

Learn more about the CSL Capitol Gang at our June 14th Event!

You are invited to Colorado Senior Lobby’s 2018 Legislative Session SCORECARD EVENT at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at University of Denver. Why attend? Learn more about what Colorado Senior Lobby and the CSL Capitol Gang has been doing in 2018 at the Capitol! At this event we will …

• Review the 2018 legislative session
• Review successes and failures this session
• Learn about which bills we supported that were killed
• Learn about our plans and priorities for 2019

Note that you do not have to be a member to attend our Scorecard event and this is a FREE event! Questions? Call or email us with your questions at 303-832-4535.

Please Register for this free event – CLICK HERE

Learn more – CLICK HERE

HB18-1380, the PTC Rebate Bill, was not advanced out of a Senate committee

“Colorado Senior Lobby sent four Constant Contact emails on 4-20, 4-26, 4-27 and 5-2 alerting our members and friends of Colorado Senior Lobby about the HB18-1380 PTC Rebate Bill hearing. We asked you to contact the Senate Affairs Committee members and ask them to support the bill. Those emails had an average open rate of 45% which is the highest open rate we have ever had on any of our emails …” – READ MORE

CSL Board Members met with Anschutz Students

“Jerry Johnson, Anschutz Lobbyist, invited The Colorado Senior Lobby (CSL) to meet with Colorado University students to discuss HB18-1091 (Dementia Diseases and Related Disabilities). This was a special opportunity to discuss ‘How an Idea Becomes Law’ with the next generation of leaders in Health Care Administration …” – READ MORE

Legislative Committee Meeting
2018 Summer & Fall Schedule

“During the summer and fall, the Legislative Committee Meetings generally meet twice a month. At these meetings the group reviews topics affecting older adults in Colorado and invites senior experts to make presentations to the group …” – READ MORE

Forced Arbitration Update

By Ed Shackelford – President Colorado Senior Lobby

“It has become very common for contracts to require Forced Arbitration. The average citizen enters into agreements frequently, and there is almost assuredly a requirement for Forced Arbitration. There is concern that the system is inherently biased toward the party that will be responsible for repeat business …” – READ MORE

Colorado Senior Lobby is Seeking Qualified Candidates

“Colorado Senior Lobby is seeking qualified candidates, who have the time and willingness to volunteer, to fill positions on its board of directors. Applicants need not live in the Denver region or attend each board meeting in person …” – READ MORE

Learn more about our Senior Day at the Capitol Sponsors – CLICK HERE

In case you missed it, here are photos and the first video from Senior Day at the Capitol 2018 – CLICK HERE

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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