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Councilman Snider to Attend Colorado Capital Conference

On June 5-7, Councilman Val Snider will join 100 fellow Coloradans at the 2013 Colorado Capital Conference in Washington, D.C. The event, hosted by Sen. Mark Udall, Colorado Mesa University and the University of Colorado, is aimed at connecting Coloradans with national leaders and influential public figures.

This year's speakers include:

  • Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew
  • Navy Secretary Ray Mabus
  • Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
  • Undersecretary of Education Martha J. Kanter
  • Undersecretary of Agriculture Darci Vetter
  • Assistant Defense Secretary Sharon Burke
  • Charlie Cook, editor of the Cook Political Report
  • Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers
  • Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
  • David Rejeski, director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Wilson Center
  • Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)
  • Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
  • Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming)
  • Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona)
  • Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota)
  • Former Sen. Timothy E. Wirth (D-Colo.)

“I am honored to be attending the Colorado Capital Conference and look forward to working together and sharing insights with my fellow Coloradans,” stated Councilman Val Snider.