Washington, DC - Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner today welcomed Coloradans who have traveled to Washington to participate in the annual Colorado Capital Conference. The Conference, organized by Senator Gardner and Senator Bennet, brings Coloradans from all walks of life to the nation's capital for conversations and discussions with elected officials, academic leaders, journalists, and other prominent thinkers and opinion makers in Washington.
"We are thrilled to welcome this group of Coloradans here with us at the Capitol," Bennet said. "Events like these give us another opportunity to hear from people we represent and learn more about what's most important to them. After all, the best ideas for Colorado don't come from Washington. They come from Coloradans. It's an excellent opportunity to connect with the people who make Colorado a great place to live and work."
"I am excited to welcome my fellow Coloradans to Washington for the Colorado Capital Conference," Gardner said. "This conference puts attendees in close touch with the elected officials and opinion makers who make and influence national policy, and gives them a chance to learn about how Washington works. It also gives those elected officials and influencers a chance to hear the real concerns and ideas of Coloradans, and fosters a better dialogue between people in our state and leaders in the capital."
The Conference runs from its opening events on Wednesday, June 3rd until closing on Friday, June 5th. Events include panel discussions, speeches, question-and-answer sessions, and tours of the both the United States Capitol and the Supreme Court.
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