Participants sought for capital conference

By Press Release

U.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet together with Colorado Mesa University, the University of Colorado and Colorado State University invite all Colorado residents to apply to the Colorado Capital Conference held in Washington, D.C. June 12-14.

One hundred Coloradans from a diverse cross-section of our state will be selected through a highly competitive application process to participate in this bipartisan conference. During the event, they will have an opportunity to hear from and interact with our nation's leaders in an informal setting.

Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster is pleased that the university is again a sponsor. "This conference gives Coloradans an audience with key decision-makers in Washington, D.C.," he said.

Applications must be received no later than March 21. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations and airfare. There is a $375 registration fee, which covers most meals and conference materials. For more information or to apply, visit or call 970-623-9388.