The CU Advocates program partnered with the CU Denver Business School to showcase its industry-relevant program partnerships with businesses such as Encana, J.P. Morgan and Pinnacol Assurance.
HB 16-1408, Cash Fund Allocations For Health-related Programs, has been signed by Gov. Hickenlooper.
Senator Randy Baumgardner (R-Cowdrey) and Representatives J. Paul Brown (R-Ignacio), Bob Rankin (R-Carbondale), Dan Thurlow (R-Grand Junction), Gordon Klingenschmitt (R-Colorado Springs), and Yeulin Willett (R-Grand Junction) attended CU-Boulder’s Aerospace Summit.
May 11, 2016 marked “sine die,” the final day of the 2016 state legislative session.The State Relations team actively worked on and tracked many bills of interest to CU and University of Colorado Health stakeholders. Major legislative topics this year included higher education funding, tuition classification, capital construction, cybersecurity, and health care.
Updates on State and Federal activities - Winter 2016
Dorothy Horrell, Ph.D, CU Denver Chancellor, hosted Representatives Susan Lontine (D-Littleton) and Paul Rosenthal (D-Denver) on the Denver campus for the first of two legislative briefings with members of the Denver legislative delegation.
A series of legislative briefings were held at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus as part of a summer “Exploring CU Anschutz” outreach program.
CU-Boulder participated in the Dream Big Event for the Revere School District in Ovid, CO, an exciting event that was attended by Lt. Governor Joe Garcia, CU-Boulder Associate Dean for Research Scott Palo, and the CU Space Team.
In this edition, we highlight a number of key initiatives the Office of Government Relations was involved in during the final months of 2015, and provide a preview of what 2016 might bring on both the policy and political side of things from both the State Capitol and in Washington, DC.
Updates on State and Federal activities - Fall 2015.