Bennet Statement on Deputy Secretary Bernhardt’s Confirmation

Washington, D.C. - Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today issued the following statement after voting to confirm David Bernhardt as Deputy Secretary of the Interior:

"We are counting on Deputy Secretary Bernhardt to uphold his commitment to protect Colorado's forward-leaning methane rules and ensure we are not put at a disadvantage. We're also grateful for his commitment to protect Colorado's public lands. We look forward to having him back in Colorado so he can put these words into action."