Blog - News from CSL

A Message from Governor Polis on COVID-19

Friday, March 13, 2020 Dear Community Leaders, As some of the most prominent leaders in our state with the ability to communicate to large networks of Coloradans, and given our need to reach as many Coloradans as possible during this difficult time, I will be...

Sharing a Memo with our Members from CDPHE

Hello CSL Members and Friends, Below we are sharing a memo from The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE ). The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is one of 16 cabinet-level departments whose executive directors are appointed...

Sharing a Memo with our Members from HCPF

Hello CSL Members and Friends, Below we are sharing a memo from Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing. This Department administers Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program), Child Health Plan Plus and other programs for Coloradans who...

Colorado Legislature to suspend for 2 weeks due to coronavirus

Source: Ed Sealover - Reporter, Denver Business Journal Mar 13, 2020, 7:13pm EDT Website: https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/ One day after insisting they would continue working through the spread of coronavirus, Colorado legislative leaders shifted course on Friday,...

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting 3-9-2020

At the March 2nd CSL Legislative Committee Meeting we started a discussion on the issue of PERA restrictions on working hours for retired teachers - and other potential work opportunities foregone by other former state employees--and the idea of gap-filling open...

In Memoriam Dorothy Alice Wilbur Ellsworth Gannon

"Dorothy Alice Wilbur Ellsworth Gannon was a long time volunteer with Colorado Senior Lobby. She started volunteering with the Lobby at the State Capital, where she worked on bills and policies to help seniors. She was the secretary for the group for many years."...

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting 3-2-2020

Hello everyone, Well, it has been another busy week for CSL. A few bits of news first before diving into the bills: Age-Friendly Workplace Programs - Denver was host on Thursday to a conference on the Age-Friendly Workplace Programs, sponsored by the Governor’s...

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting 2-24-2020

Our next CSL Legislative Committee Meeting is on Monday, February 24, 2020. February 24, 2020 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Committee Meeting (LCM) Location: Disability Law Colorado Offices – Main Conference Room Address: 455 Sherman St,...

A Capitol Affair Recap: Something Completely Different

After many years of the same basic format for Senior Day at the Capitol, typically in the same time frame of mid-March; your CSL Board of Directors decided it was time to do "something completely different". View photos from our event - CLICK HERE Highlights from...

Highlights from Governor Jared Polis’ Speech at A Capitol Affair

Governor Jared Polis’ attended Colorado Senior Lobby's Capitol Affair event held on January 27, 2020. This event was held in the Colorado State Capitol. Below are highlights from his speech. Colorado Demographics indicate that for the first time in history, in about...

“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