The 2022 State Legislative Session for CU will be largely lobbying to protect the University from negative legislative initiatives being proposed during this election year session, including the collective bargaining bill initiated by the labor unions, unfunded mandates, new legislative requirements with no additional general fund provided, and recommendations from interim committees that will be responsible for spending the federal stimulus dollars.
After 22 years, Tanya Kelly-Bowry has retired from her position as Vice President of Government Relations. OGR is now under the leadership of Todd Saliman, Senior Vice President for Strategy, Government Relations & Chief Financial Officer.
May 3, 2019 marked “sine die,” the final day of the 2019 state legislative session. This session, there were 23 new legislators in the House and 5 new legislators in the Senate. It was an exciting time to engage a new group of elected officials on the important work of CU across Colorado.