Blog - News from CSL

CSL Legislative Committee Review from 1-20-2020

The group was a bit smaller due to the Martin Luther King holiday. However, we still had a good crowd and good discussion. Bills discussed included: HB20-1009 Suppressing Court Records Of Eviction Proceedings Voted to Support Scheduled for Hearing on January 23, 2020...

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting News from our Partners – 1-20-2020

We will have a very busy Legislative Committee Meeting on Monday, January 20, 2020. Rich and Jeanette will sort out and list the bills and advocacy topics that are being brought to the attention of Colorado Senior Lobby. Our LCM co-chairs also have advocacy topics...

CSL Legislative Committee Meeting Review from 1-13-2020

The committee reviewed eight bills - House Bills: 1009, 1050, 1052, 1078 and Senate Bills: 022, 030, 033, 049. The committee confirmed its support for HB 20-1009 and SB 20-022 as these bills had been considered before the bills were introduced (and note that Senior...

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:...

“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