Blog - News from CSL

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting Review from 1-6-2020

This is a short recap - and also a reminder if you have not yet joined as a CSL member for 2020, please do that. Ours is a membership organization and is dependent on dues to continue our work. Thank you. Regards, Bob Brocker - President Colorado Senior Lobby Join...

A Capitol Affair is on Jan 27th

Need another good reason to attend? This event offers an in depth tour of the Capitol. If you have not been in the Capitol recently, take advantage of this event. A Capitol Affair on January 27, 2020 will focus on the importance of citizen advocacy and opportunities...

What has CSL done for older Coloradans?

What has CSL done for older Coloradans - besides reminding our legislators, when they are deep into creating new laws that impact so many Coloradans, that the interests of our older population must be specifically included? And why should you care? Read the article...

Ever Increasing Property Taxes – One Solution

Colorado Senior Lobby receives many emails with requests for information on issues and one of the most common inquiries is how to deal with accelerating property values and rising property taxes. This is a problem that is not going to go away. People inquiring want to...

Supporting the Geriatric Track for NP’s and LPN’s

We at CSL are excited about the work that started this summer around the idea of encouraging more future health service professionals to take up a geriatric track while in school. A bill is being drafted and will soon be working its way through the legislative process...

CSL visits with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner Staff

On November 12, 2019, Ed Shackelford Colorado Senior Lobby Board member and Carol Saade, with Summit Information Services of Frisco met with Annie Larson, Denver Regional Director, U.S. Senator Cory Gardner. The topic was the importance of maintaining Medicare...

The Governor’s 2020 Budget

Colorado Governor Jared Polis and his staff have been working on Colorado's 2020 budget. Now is the time for Colorado Senior Lobby to take a deep look at the details so we understand the 2020 Legislative Session better. Here is a link to the documents: Website:...

A Capitol Affair 2020

Join Colorado Senior Lobby on Monday, January 27, 2020 for "A Capitol Affair". This is a day under the dome for learning about aging issues and how to be an advocate. "A Capitol Affair" will be held at the Colorado State Capitol located at 200 E. Colfax Avenue in...

Step Up – Get Involved

We suggest you … STEP UP - GET INVOLVED! At Colorado Senior Lobby we appreciate all of you who have signed up for our newsletters and special announcement emails. We really appreciate those of you who actually read our eNewsletters, and contribute to them. Did you...

“Volunteer” May Be a Frightening Word

Sometimes at Colorado Senior Lobby we become concerned that when we ask for volunteers or for you to join, that you picture having to be somewhere at a certain time on certain days, or that you must sign up for "X" number of hours each month - and so it starts to look...

“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