"Remember that scene in the Wizard of Oz,
where Dorothy was told not to look behind the curtain? ..."
You are invited to a very special
CSL Legislative Committee Meeting
Monday, September 23, 2019
Call in or Attend in Person

September 23, 2019 – Monday, 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Colorado Senior Lobby Legislative Planning Meeting
Location: Disability Law Colorado Offices – Main Conference Room
Address: 455 Sherman St, Denver, CO 80203
Hi everyone, 

Remember that scene in the Wizard of Oz, where Dorothy was told not to look behind the curtain? 

Wouldn’t you like to get a good look at the various parts played by the dedicated staff people who are working behind that curtain at the General Assembly?
It’s safe to say that NOTHING would get done at the Capitol without these people and their work; learn how they support the legislators in their work. 

Join us at our Legislative Committee meeting on September 23rd at 455 Sherman ( please RSVP if coming in person) or by Zoom (info on Zoom is available below) to open that curtain and learn the parts these folks play in the legislative process. 

  • Christy Chase, representing Legislative Legal Services, will tell us how her group works with legislators and others in drafting the legislation (and often redraft multiple times) that your legislators debate, your Governor signs, and state agencies implement each year. 
  • Eric Kurtz, representing Joint Budget Committee Staff, will tell us about the analyses and consulting and the many iterations of work that are critical to preparing the annual budget bill voted on the legislature each year. 
  • Luisa Altmann, representing Legislative Council Staff, will tell us about the research they do for nearly every bill proposed including the fiscal analysis, their role in legislative committee staffing, their economists, IT support, Capitol tours, initiative process, the Blue Book (that comes with your ballot every other year), and constituent services (public testimony availability, live broadcasts, publications online).
This will be a most interesting session. Please join us - in person or by phone.

See you Monday, September 23rd!

Cheers, Bob
President - Colorado Senior Lobby
303 832 4535
303 862 8711
Parking Tips if you plan to Attend in Person

Disability Law Colorado, 455 Sherman St #130, Denver, CO 80203
Parking around Disability Law is tight because of nearby construction. There is street parking typically available on 4th and 5th east of Lincoln and on Sherman in front of the Disability Law offices and to the south. If you arrive early, there is visitor parking in the garage at 455 Sherman St.

There is also parking west of Lincoln on 4th and 5th but be sure to walk to one of the Stop Lights to cross Lincoln St.
Using Zoom ...

You can attend in person or call into a meeting using our Zoom account. If you are using Zoom through your computer then you need to download the free Zoom software into your computer. If you are using your computer, please use the Zoom number for the conference call, and not your computer audio. Experience has taught us that many people have communication problems when using the computer audio. 

If you are calling in (and not using your computer to view presentations going on in the conference room), then you just need to call in using the Zoom number below. Our Zoom call in number is 1-720-707-2699 – Our meeting ID is 881 481 5119. Use *6 to mute and unmute your phone.

  • Dial in with Zoom using 1-720-707-2699.
  • One tap mobile +17207072699,,8814815119# US
  • Our meeting ID is: 881 481 5119
  • Use *6 to mute and unmute your phone.
  • To view shared documents using your computer, visit our Zoom meeting page – https://zoom.us/j/8814815119
  • Enter the meeting ID: 881 481 5119
Have questions about Zoom? Send us an email
Questions? Call CSL at 303-832-4535
Questions? Contact the Legislative Committee Co-Chairs

Jeanette Hensley -  email  - 303-249-5598
CSL Co-Chair of Legislative Committee, CSL Capitol Gang Chairperson
and CSL Board Secretary

Rich Mauro -  email  - Direct: 303-480-6778
CSL Co-Chair of Legislative Committee, CSL Board of Directors and Senior Policy and Legislative Analyst Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
Legislative Committee Meeting Schedule for Remainder of 2019
Mark your calendars!
We are meeting on Mondays - September 23rd and then every other Monday through December 16th. Here are the dates:
Sept 23, Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 2, Dec 16

Each meeting will begin at 9:30AM and is scheduled for two hours and will be held at Disability Law Colorado Offices located at 455 Sherman Street in Denver.
Thank you for your time in reviewing information about the CSL Legislative Committee Meetings. Do not hesitate to call or email Colorado Senior Lobby with questions.

CSL Main Phone: 303-832-4535
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