Blog - News from CSL

Joint Budget Committee Taking Public Testimony

Do you have feedback on how the legislature spends your tax dollars? Would you like to provide suggestions on how the legislature prioritizes spending? Then come down to the State Capitol this Monday and let the JBC (Joint Budget Committee) know what you think during...

News from the CSL Legislative Committee

If you do not attend the CSL Legislative Committee Meetings regularly, you may not realize what they do. One part of their meeting involves previewing bills. Please see the newest draft fact sheet for the soon-to-be-introduced bill regarding Colorado Secure Savings....

Forced Arbitration Update

Colorado Senior Lobby is a proud member of the Colorado Consumer Protection Coalition. We choose to be included because older adults are frequent victims of both contract disputes involving arbitration, and of financial abuse. At a recent meeting, we had a great...

Senior Day at the Capitol 2019 Streaming

We will be live streaming Senior Day at The Capitol 2019 on Wednesday, March 13th on our YouTube channel. Actual Streamed Program is from 9AM to 12:35 with a midpoint break With live streaming an event you can watch from your home computer or at a Host Streaming Site...

2019 Outreach to Legislators

Colorado Senior Lobby is working with the Colorado Association of Area Agencies on Aging (c4a) to produce and distribute informative flyers that review the work Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) do to serve older adults in Colorado. These flyers will be distributed to...

Attend Senior Day at the Capitol on March 13, 2019

Buy your tickets today, so we know you are coming! Nearly 25% of the people of Colorado are over the age of 60 - together we can become a BOOMING voice. Colorado Senior Lobby with you on board works to improve the health and well-being of Colorado’s older adults....

Attend Citizen Lobbying Training on January 22, 2019

Have you ever thought about how laws are really made, how positions on public policy are refined? Attend Citizen Lobbying Training on January 22, 2019. Being a Citizen Lobbyist is really very simple - let us show you how. View Event Flyer - CLICK HERE Register through...

You are interested in being an engaged citizen; how does that work?

Last month, we talked about why it is important to go beyond voting to be an engaged citizen of our State of Colorado. You’ll remember that we elect “our neighbors” to represent us at the Capitol, and that they need our help to be their most effective. Here we offer...

Views from CSL Members – Forced Opioid Policies Cause Pain Too

Restricting access to opioids for those who need them to get out of bed each morning is not effective policy. Forty-three years ago, a truck ran a red light and totaled my car. Nothing was broken but I was never the same. I had to stop working. Most of the damage was...

Protect your Identity – Tell everyone you know Mary’s Story

Mary helped her husband Steve get comfortable in his recliner after returning from a week-long hospitalization for heart surgery. She was exhausted by the stress of the week and the realization that she would have to be his caretaker until he fully recovered. Before...

“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