CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol
CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol was attended by more than 150 people, including CU Advocates, alumni, donors, legislators, regents and friends. The event, which took place on January 30, had a program that featured remarks from Governor John Hickenlooper, CU President Bruce Benson, CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell, CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, and CU Vice President of Government Relations Tanya Kelly-Bowry. A reception following the Capitol event was attended by legislators and advocates and Lt. Governor Donna Lynne made remarks. The events were attended by 21 legislators, including Senators Jack Tate (R-Centennial), Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins), Randy Baumgardner (R-Cowdry), Bob Gardner (R-Colorado Springs), Andy Kerr (D-Lakewood), Tim Neville (R-Littleton), Nancy Todd (D-Aurora), Chris Holbert (R-Parker), Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo), Jerry Sonnenberg (R-Sterling), John Cooke (R-Greeley), Beth Martinez-Humenik (R-Thornton), and Representatives Yeulin Willett (R-Grand Junction), Chris Hansen (D-Denver), Jonathan Singer (D-Boulder), Jeff Bridges (D-Greenwood Village), Larry Liston (R-Colorado Springs), Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale), Edie Hooton (D-Boulder), Kevin Van Winkle (R-Highlands Ranch), and Cole Wist (R-Arapahoe).