May Update

Met with Governor candidate Bob Beauprez

May 1 - Attended BLM public input session in Debeque as to threat of retraction of long-standing oil and gas leases, to express opposition to overreach by Federal government and environmentalists

May 13 - Attended West Slope COGA luncheon as guest speaker and to discuss current issues affecting West Slope energy and economy

May 14 - Attended year-end legislative re-cap breakfast, hosted by Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce, with presentations from Senator King and Representative Scott

May 15 - Attended Clifton Warrior at Heart mens' breakfast as guest speaker and participate in inaugural open prayer circle outside in public parking lot, addressed to needs of our country and struggling men locally

May 17 - Attended listening session hosted by U.S. Sen. Udall and U.S. Rep. Tipton, re Colorado National Monument, and express objection over Federal overreach and lack of cooperation and symbiosis

May 19 - Met with Rep. Don Coram in Montrose to discuss interests common to Mesa, Delta and Montrose counties as to education, energy and economy

May 22 - Guest speaker at Grand Junction branch of Warrior at Heart ministries;

May 27 - Meet with Sharon Raggio, head of MindSprings, to discuss issues related to mental health in Mesa and Delta counties;

May 27 - Meet with Board of Colorado Farm Bureau (Mesa County) to discuss various issues of agriculture, water and private property rights;

May 28 - Meet in Denver with Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg and Rep. Ray Scott and mutual supporters to discuss past legislative session and upcoming issues;

May 28 - Meet in Denver with former Lt. Gov. Jane Norton and former U.S. Atty. Mike Norton, and obtain their endorsements